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Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University offers a range of innovative, professional and high quality postgraduate courses that proivide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to give you a step-up in your future career development.
With 100 per cent of postgraduates who seeking to enter employment or further study being successful within six months of completing their course, and earning an average salary of £32, 685*, our high sucess rate can give you confidence in the level of our teaching quality and academic expertise (*DLHE Survey 2009/10)
DMU has a variety of courses available for you to start in January 2014. Please visit www.dmu.ac.uk/pgjanuarystarts
for full listings and details of the programmes we offer.
If you would like to find out more about DMU postgraduate study, join us on 28 November when we will be holding our postgraduate virtual chat with our advisers from 9am-6pm. Simply visit www.dmu.ac.uk/pgopendays and click on the chat button.
The largest of four faculties at De Montfort Univeristy, Health and Life Sciences has more than 400 members of staff and more than 150 dedicated postgraduate researchers across four Schools. Our strong links with professional bodies and employer confederations provide an important part of our quality assurance process; with many of our programmes accredited or endorsed by a recognised professional body, as well as some programmes created and delivered with industry input.
Much of our internationally recognised, multi-disciplinary faculty research feeds, shapes and informs our teaching; ensuring that we are providing cutting-edge courses to meet the current needs of the sector. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise identified 'world-leading' research within each of our four schools of study.
Recent investment of £8 million in to the faculty means you will benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, first-class practice suites, as well as classrooms and lecture theatres equipped with the most relevant technologies.
The majority of our courses can be studied as flexible part-time and full-tim pathways, accommodating both practicing professionals, recent undergraduates and international students.
If you have an enquiring mind, possess or have the potential to develop good analytical skills, and are concerned about the health and welfare of others, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University can offer you exciting opportunities in career progression.
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