DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. DMU is a great place to study and, being based in Leicester, it is a great place to live.
Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help you develop the skills and attitudes employers demand. Little wonder that we have recently been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine. DMU provides a supportive learning environment in which our students are encouraged to hone their skills, be creative and defy the odds.
To ensure you succeed, students at DMU are fully supported by nearly 3,000 staff. DMU’s world-class facilities provide students with purpose-built, state-of-the-art learning environments equipped with cutting-edge technology. Our £136 million campus development has transformed our campus into one of the finest in the country, and highlights our commitment to creating the modern, inspiring environment our students deserve.
By taking everything into the account. I believe this university deserves full 5-Stars. Looking by category. Location is amazing with all services at near by. University Infrastructure is really beautiful. Fees are really affordable for both UK and international students. Teachers are really helpful and great. Students are beautiful and friendly. and everyone is really helpful here.
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Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)
DMU is proud to be recognised as a university ranked Gold under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is a recognition of the consistently outstanding teaching and learning on offer at DMU and the extraordinary impact that has on our students.
Open Days are specially designed so prospective student can find out first-hand why DMU is so proud of its diverse, scholarly and globally focused community, great record on employability and newly transformed campus.
- Open Day - Saturday 14 October - Book your place now
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- Open Day - Saturday 13 January- Book your place now
Postgraduate Open Days take place all year round and offer all the information those thinking of PG study might need - including an offer of up to 50% off PG study or a sports scholarships of up to £6,000.
Student Life in Leceister
The student experience is not just about study, it is about personal enrichment, socialising and life. A place of support and fun, De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU), is here to ensure you have the best-possible experience at DMU. Whether you want advice, to relax, or to party it can all be found in the Campus Centre. There are also more than 140 societies and sports teams, which are a great place to make new friends. Plus, students get some huge discounts on sports tickets thank to DMU’s partnerships with Leicester City Football Club, rugby union giants Leicester Tigers, and Leicestershire County Cricket Club. Located in the heart of England, Leicester offers students a vibrant hub of entertainment, commerce and culture – and the city centre is just 1,700 steps or a five-minute walk away from the DMU campus.
You can do something different every day in Leicester: shop until you drop in stores ranging from independent, quirky boutiques to high street favourites; laugh until you cry, especially at the Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival; or dance until dawn at any number of clubs. Alternatively, thanks to the city’s diversity and culture, students can eat their way around the globe and they also have their choice of museums, theatres and cinemas. For those who simply want to chill outdoors, Leicester has some great parks and gardens.
Leicester is just off the M1 and close to the A1, allowing easy access to the North and South. The M69 and M6 are also close by and offer access to Birmingham, Wales and the South West. High-speed train links connect Leicester to London and many other large towns and cities, while bus and coach services provide great value and reliable connections across Leicester and to most parts of the UK. Park-and-ride services are also provided in the city. East Midlands International Airport is less than half an hour away and Birmingham, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports are all within reach.
De Montfort University Dance Society is one of the biggest societies on campus celebrating many forms of dance. They offer a range of classes, some aimed at beginners as well as catering for the more advanced, experienced performer.
From hobbyists to enthusiasts, the main objectives behind this society is to allow any students with an interest in producing music and audio to collaborate with like minded individuals to practice and improve their recording and mixing skills. As well as giving members the opportunity to work on any projects that might come from across the university, or from the city of Leicester - with the aim of improving each member’s portfolio and employability.
They want to enhance the writing experience for all types of writers. Whether you're a beginner trying out a haiku, or a group of friends ready to renga, as long as you want to write, you'll be more than ready for the society!
The Model United Nations society will give members the chance to be taught key skills i.e. what procedures to expect, the different committees involved and of course other important information etc. As this society entails academic debates and events, they have arranged for a coach in order for them to achieve their maximum potential.
Seen a new film and have a burning desire to review it? Read a book series that you can’t stop talking about? Or want to get into the world of article writing? Then Tea Break is the society for you. A lifestyle blog, written by students, for students. To date, they’ve had such a wide range of articles written for this extremely popular blog regarding Film and TV reviews, music reviews, fashion articles, tips for students, discussion posts and wider culture around the university.
One thousand memories of New York City and another reason to #loveDMU - Unforgettable New York experiences were enjoyed by more than 1,000 De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) students. The trip is the biggest #DMUglobal trip so far and is thought to be the largest-ever international visit run by a UK university. Read More
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