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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.