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Miss Felistas Musiniwa

Job: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0) 116 366 4295




Personal profile

Felistas Musiniwa is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in the Faculty of Business and Law. Teaching in higher education started in year 2013 as an Assistant Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Managed to develop my skills, knowledge and abilities over the years under the mentorship of senior lecturers. In addition, the knowledge acquired from masters and professional studies in Accounting and Finance encourages my research informed teaching. Application of UK Professional Standards Framework in higher education is evidenced by the Fellowship accreditation from the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Joined DMU in year 2019 and been involved in the teaching of mainly taxation modules. Successfully supervised a number of dissertations and wish to undertake research in taxation and inclusive education. 

Research interests/expertise

In my discipline, I am interested in pursuing research on Taxation, Corruption and Developing countries; and also explore corporate social responsibility in respect to responsible tax and multi-national companies in Southern Africa. In the wake of recent developments, I have also found a new passion in pursuing a deeper understanding of a critical evaluation of pedagogy in inclusive education and race issues. 

Areas of teaching

Accounting, Taxation and Finance



  • Fellow - Higher Education Academy 
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education
  • ACCA (In progress)
  • MSc in Accounting and Financial Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Courses taught

Advanced Taxation, Business Taxation and International Taxation

Financial Reporting 

Global Corporate Accounting (Financial Accounting and Financial Management)

Honours and awards

DMU BAL TaLEnt Award - Excellence in inclusive Education Award - Year 2020-21

DMU Vice Chancellor Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee - Year 2020-21

Membership of professional associations and societies

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)   

Conference attendance

DMU Business and Law Festival of TaLEnt celebrating excellence in Teaching and Learning  25 June 2021

DMU Accounting and Finance Blended Learning Conference (presenter) 12 November 2020

Teaching and Learning Conference on 7 July 2020