Based in the heart of the UK, De Montfort University Leicester is a public university, just a five-minute walk from the City Centre. They have recently seen a £136 million campus transformation, creating a modern and sustainable environment for students.
As part of the campus regeneration project, the attractive campus now boasts a variety of high-quality study spaces for students. There’s also plenty of green space on offer, with Castle Park and Bede Park just a short stroll away, as well as the banks of the River Soar that runs alongside the university buildings.
Leicester City Centre offers students a whole range of nightlife and recreational events. From pubs and clubs to sports and travel options, the city is packed with amenities. The city is consistently recognised as being one of the best value places to live in the UK.
An excellent reputation
DMU is renowned for its innovative research and teaching, being one of the leading universities for art and design in the UK. DMU offers excellent teaching across four faculties: Art, Design, and Humanities, Business and Law, Health and Life Sciences and Computing, Engineering and Media.
DMU has attained the highest possible standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework, currently holding a Gold status. This is a testament to the institution’s commitment to ‘consistently outstanding’ levels of teaching.
Over 170 courses at the university are accredited by the most prestigious and recognised professional bodies in the UK. Not only does this make it easier for students to work towards valuable professional qualifications alongside their degree, it helps kick start graduate’s careers in their chosen field.
DMU also offers exceptional prospects for international study, offering all students the opportunity to take part in their ‘DMU Global’ programme. This programme sees students broadening their horizons with a variety of field trips, volunteering and study abroad options.
For international students, the university operates an International Student Support Team to support students during their time there. This includes a welcome week, a buddy-based support scheme and free English language guidance. If you’re an international student, our De Montfort University accommodation makes a perfect home to meet other students from around the world.
801-1000th in the 2021 QS world rankings
16mins walk to nearest Novel
25,293 Number of full time equivalent students enrolled at the University