De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a university of quality and distinctiveness. Situated in Leicester, our mission is to be a truly international university, distinguished by life-changing research, dynamic international partnerships, vibrant links with business, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and the student experience.

Top reasons to study here

  • DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention.
  • The student experience is not just about study, it is about personal enrichment, socialising and life.
  • DMU has excelled in the National Teaching Fellows awards - the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education – receiving 18 since the scheme began.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (39)
Arts, Design & Architecture (20)
Social Sciences (16)
Engineering & Technology (15)
Medicine & Health (13)
Computer Science & IT (12)
Law (12)
Humanities (8)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (6)
Applied Sciences & Professions (5)
Journalism & Media (4)
Education & Training (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)

About

History

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic institution with a long and vibrant history of improving people’s lives through education.Originally founded as the Leicester School of Art in 1870, the university has evolved through many incarnations including the Leicester Colleges of Art and Technology and Leicester Polytechnic.

Education

At De Montfort University (DMU) we offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, tailored to meet the needs of today's employers.We work closely with industry to design engaging courses that will equip you with the skills and experience to kick-start your career and get ahead in the competitive job market. Take a look at the courses we offer and find the one that's right for you.

Research

De Montfort University remains committed to undertaking exciting, innovative and rigorous research, and promoting knowledge exchange activities of benefit to the economy and society. We will continue to engage pro-actively with users of research in order to maximise the impact of our work, locally, regionally, nationally and globally.

Career

DMU is one of the top 25 universities for graduate employment, so we know what is important when it comes to helping you get a job after graduation. Our graduates have gone on to work at world-leading companies such as: Warner Bros, HSBC, Nike, KPMG, BBC, Gucci, Abercrombie and Fitch, BMW, Levi's, NASA, Disney, Radio 1 and Adidas. Our dedicated careers consultants can help you make the best decision on the career path for you.

Apply through Studyportals

Why Apply through Studyportals?

As a trusted application partner of De Montfort University we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.

How to Apply?

Select a programme offered by De Montfort University and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
601
2018
601
2017
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

By coming to De Montfort University (DMU) you are embarking on an exciting and life-changing adventure, but you may still need some support along the way.

As an international student, you will have a range of support available to you that begins before you set foot on campus and continues right up until the time you graduate.We can provide information and guidance if you're planning your journey, and there is information on our website about transport from different UK airports to DMU. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with us - we'll be happy to assist.We can advise you on many of the issues related to living and studying at DMU.

Housing services

Students can be sure of a place to live when they arrive in the UK as we guarantee all new students a room in our safe, well-equipped halls of residence located on or very near campus.

All rooms are furnished and DMU provides a welcome pack that includes a duvet, pillow and sheets.

DMU aims to provide a room for all returning international students upon request (subject to availability). Returning overseas and EU students will have the same choice of halls as UK students.

Library services

With around 1,600 study places and more than 700 open access computers (Macs and PCs), our four campus locations provide a range of study environments to suit your needs whether you are working as a group, practising a presentation or working quietly on your own. Our research shows that there is a direct correlation between use of library resources which includes study support and degree outcomes.

ICT services

Following student suggestions in the National Student Survey, we made a major update to our wifi services on campus and introduced the international Eduroam, giving you an immediate improvement in performance, and putting an end to problems with the wifi network dropping out without warning.

Medical services

There is a Student Health Centre next to the campus that provides healthcare for students at DMU and their families. If your course lasts for 6 months or more, you should be able to register as a patient and we recommend doing this as soon as you have registered on your course.

Student Life

Campus life

Student life at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) isn't all about studying; you'll have plenty of opportunities to try new things and make friends through your course, accommodation, sports clubs and societies.

DMU's £8 million QEII Leisure Centre provides students, staff and members of the public with state-of-the-start facilities for reduced costs. Equipment includes a 25-metre six-lane swimming pool, sauna, climbing wall, sports hall, fitness suite with free weights area and a dance studio.

Sports facilities

Whether you want to try fencing, play ultimate Frisbee, continue your love of football, or give martial arts a go, 40 sports available, and if your sport isn't represented it's easy to set up your own.Every Wednesday there is the opportunity to take time out of studying to play sports, which is good for mental wellbeing, as well as making new friends and keeping fit and healthy.

Student clubs

You can pursue existing interests or develop new ones; university is the perfect time to try out new hobbies and activities. Societies often offer discounts and hold talks from experts in their field, and activities, meals and nights out are key events in the calendar.

There are more than 120 societies you can join based around activities and games, politics, culture, media, music and performance, religion and more. If you can't find the right one for you then you can even start your own.

Accreditation

  • Member of the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • A member of the Association of Business Schools (ABS)
  • Financial Analyst (CFA) Society UK
  • Accredited by Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia
  • Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) accredited housing qualifications
  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Accredited Learning Partner
  • etc.

Student Reviews

MY THOUGHTS ON STUDYING AT DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I came in from a country of high power distance, where relationship between lecturers and students may be a little strained and you your lecturers may not be as accessible or welcoming. But i found more peace communicating with my lecturers here on a very friendly basis. Everyone of them were always willing to help and their offices are accessible to you. I also found...

MSc Clinical Pharmacy
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The module program was delivered on line with a high quality content and support from the personal tutor always available for consultations and any enquiries. There were also study days at the beginning of each year to discuss and overview the year ahead key outcomes, module requirements and the assessments. Overall, I was very satisfied with this course - the online...

My journey to MBA
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

At first it was a mess ! Settling to a new country around new people, new culture was one amazing experience all together .. I have enjoyed every moment of my uni days ... I have gained alot of knowledge from my modules, my teachers and every person around me in so many manners ! I will love to have a second time of everything I have got in DMU, may be a different...

Leicester, England, United Kingdom