Leicester Business School at De Montfort University (DMU) is one of the leading business schools with excellence in teaching and research. It is one of the larger providers of business and management education in the UK, offering undergraduate, specialist masters, MBA and research degrees through the Departments of Accounting and Finance, Corporate Development, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Public Policy and Strategy and Management.

The Department of Accounting and Finance was awarded the best possible results for the extremely high quality of its teaching and student support by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in June 2003.

The Department of Corporate Development offers a range of management development programmes, training, contract research and consultancy packages.

The Department of HRM is one of the largest in the country, and was commended as ‘an area of particular strength’ in the 2001 RAE.

The Department of Marketing offers undergraduate degree courses, joint honours degrees, professional and postgraduate qualifications such as the CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, MSc Marketing Management and MSc Strategic Marketing.

The Department of Public Policy is highly rated in the country, awarded 24/24 by the government’s QAA and a top 5 score in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

The Department of Strategy & Management offers courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and post experience level such as the BA Business Studies degree, MBA, Executive MBA and more.

The CIH Professional Diploma in Housing Studies and CIH MSc Housing Studies are distance learning courses run by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and awarded by De Montfort University.

It is a member of the Association of Business Schools (ABS), and an accredited provider of professional courses approved by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD). It is also a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Quality Partner

Ratings and Rankings:

- Leicester Business School is placed in the top 10 in the UK among over 100 Business Schools when measuring student satisfaction (2010 Good University Guide). It is ranked 7th in the country (out of 110 institutions taking part in the survey) in the area of Business Studies, 9th out of 69 institutions in the area of Politics (including Public Policy), 14th nationally out of 76 institutions in Accounting and Finance.

- ‘Excellent’ rated teaching and student support by the Government’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), and achieving maximum scores in Public Policy and Accounting and Finance.

- It is the only university in England and Northern Ireland listed as excellent in accounting and finance by the Sunday Times University Guide 2004.

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