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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. The modern-day DMU has around 20,000 students, drawn from around the world and divided across its four faculties Art, Design, and Humanities; Business and Law; Health and Life Sciences; and Technology (comprising Computing Sciences and Engineering). There is also the Institute of Creative Technologies which researches the intersections of art, science, technology and multidisciplinary working.

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The university places a strong emphasizes on career-relevant skills. Many of its courses are endorsed by professional bodies and teaching is aligned with current industry practices. Its extensive links with business mean many students undertake a work pl..

De Montfort University
De Montfort University
De Montfort University
URBAN
Estd
1870
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
January/February/March 2023

De Montfort University (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. The modern-day DMU has around 20,000 students, drawn from around the world and divided across its four faculties Art, Design, and Humanities; Business and Law; Health and Life Sciences; and Technology (comprising Computing Sciences and Engineering). There is also the Institute of Creative Technologies which researches the intersections of art, science, technology and multidisciplinary working.

Key statistics

The university places a strong emphasizes on career-relevant skills. Many of its courses are endorsed by professional bodies and teaching is aligned with current industry practices. Its extensive links with business mean many students undertake a work placement with a variety of organizations that include the BBC, the NHS, HP and Deloitte. The university offers a number of placement opportunities, giving students the chance to experience a real-life working environment. DMU also has its own placement scheme, Front runners, which offers students the chance to apply for a placement within the university itself. It also offers careers advice, a range of careers fairs, internship programmes and knowledge-transfer partnerships.

Entrepreneurs are catered for with supported workspace for new businesses and grants, and prizes for those with creative and innovative ideas. Every student at DMU is given the chance to enhance their CV by becoming involved in the university's community initiative - the Square Mile project - which offers internships, project management experience and a range of volunteering opportunities.

Total UG Students  Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
17,140 3,765 23% 19:1

DMU’s campus is only a five minute walk to the city centre, which is home to a range of shops, cafes and a thriving nightlife, while the university’s QEII leisure centre has a vast number of facilities open to students including a climbing wall, a 25 metrer swimming pool and a dance studio.

For extra-curricular activities, students have over 140 clubs and societies to choose and the university also hosts guest lectures on campus with those who are leaders in their field: shoe designer Jimmy Choo and the novelist (and alumnus) Adele Parks among them.

DMU has recently invested £136million in redeveloping its city centre site, to improve teaching rooms, eating areas and the Students’ Union, as well as to enhance the green space that surrounds the campus. Other developments are underway, including the restoration of the Great Hall of Leicester Castle, which is to be transformed into a business school and offer a portfolio of new courses.

Notable Alumni

  • Charles Dance OBE – actor.

  • Keeley Donovan – BBC Look North’s weather presenter.

  • Louis de Bernières – novelist.

  • David Shrigley – artist.

  • Ken Shuttleworth – architect.

Post Graduate

Master of Business Administration MBA (Global)
Tution Fees
£17,000
Duration
 15 Months 

Under Graduate

Creative Writing (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 

Post Graduate

Business Management MSc
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Business Management and Human Resource Management ..
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 

Post Graduate

Intercultural Business Communication MSc
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Interior Design BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 

Post Graduate

Business Economics and Business Finance MSc
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Mechanical Engineering BEng/MEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
£16
Duration
 3/4 Years 

Under Graduate

Mathematics BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£15,250
Duration
 3 years 

Post Graduate

Engineering Management MSc
Tution Fees
£16,100
Duration
 18 Months 

Under Graduate

Human Resource Management with Languages BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Fashion Buying with Product Development BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Computer Games Programming BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£15
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Psychology BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

Computer Science BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
£15
Duration
 3 years 

Post Graduate

International Business and Management MSc
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)
Tution Fees
£15,250
Duration
 4 years 

Post Graduate

Marketing Management MSc
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Interior Design MA
Tution Fees
£15,100
Duration
 1 year 

Under Graduate

English Language and English Literature BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
£14,750
Duration
 3 years 
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English Language Requirements

International Year Zero: 
Minimum IELTS 4.5 with pre-sessional English

Undergraduate Course:

  • IELTS 6.0 for Art, Design, Engineering and Computing subjects

  • IELTS 6.5 for Pharmacy, Business, Law, Social Sciences, Sciences and Humanities subjects

  • IELTS 7.5 for Speech and Language Therapy

Postgraduate Courses:

  • IELTS 6.0 for Art, Design, Engineering and Computing subjects

  • IELTS 6.5 for Business, Law, Social Sciences, Sciences and Humanities subjects 

  • IELTS 7.0 for GDL Law

Students are required to have an IELTS certificate from the last two years. If you do not have an IELTS certificate, we may be able to assess your English with a Skype interview if you have achieved 60% in your English subject in the Standard 12. If you pass this Skype interview, we can waive the IELTS requirement from your conditional offer.
DMUs' Centre for English Language Learning (CELL) is British Council accredited and offers a range of courses designed to help students improve their language skills from IELTS 3.0 to 6.5 before they begin their studies.

Courses Entry Requirement
Foundation / International Year Zero Standard XI with average 50%, or Standard XII with average of 45% or above
Undergraduate
  • Minimum of 65% average in your four best subjects (excluding Hindi) at Standard XII for entry onto the first year of an undergraduate degree. They may also check your standard 10 results in English and Maths.
  • For Engineering courses, you will need a minimum of 60% in Maths. They have a range of foundation courses available, if you do not meet this level. Some courses have additional entry criteria such as a portfolio, an audition, or require a student to have a particular A-level grade.
  • Credit transfer to year 2 or 3, subject to match module.
Postgraduate Minimum score of 55-65% in your first degree. Some courses have additional entry criteria such as a portfolio, work experience or require you to have a degree in a related field. An equivalent academic or professional qualification may be acceptable.
  • DMU offers guaranteed accommodation for international students, with 5 halls to choose from.

  • It offers a range of high standard accommodation for their students, with ten halls of residence and around 3,000 rooms. All of which are within easy walking distance of the campus. There is a choice of mixed or same-gender flats, shared kitchen and laundry facilities, furnished bedrooms (some with en suite facilities) and internet access. You will need to be a full-time enrolled DMU student for the duration of your stay to be eligible for accommodation in halls of residence. 

Who is eligible for university sourced accommodation?
All new full-time first year undergraduate students who choose DMU as their firm (first) choice and all new and returning full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
7-10 Weeks 1 Week 1 Week
Scholarship Details
£5,000 India GREAT Scholarship Awarded in partnership with the British Council to 5 Indian students.
£3,000 India Regional Scholarship Awarded to 20 students from specific regions of India.
£1,500 India Discount or DMU Global Internship Awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to students applying from India, upon payment of a £3,000 tuition fee deposit. Eligible students will choose a discount or an internship and are not eligible for both

Some key facts of De Montfort University

  • World University Rankings 2017 : 601-800

  • The Guardian University League Tables 2018 : 94

  • QS - World University Ranking in 2021, 801-1000

  • THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking in 2021,  601-800

  • The Complete University Guide - University Ranking (UK) , 81

  • The Guardian - University Rankings, 119

  • US News & World Report - Global Universities , 1174

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