De Montfort University

Leicester  United Kingdom

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of high-quality teaching and modern facilities. Based in the centre of Leicester our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150 years. Studying a postgraduate course allows you to go further in your knowledge and your career. You can become a specialist in your area of passion, explore the frontier of your subject area alongside our researchers, gain accreditation or change trajectory. Whether you’re looking to enhance your understanding of your chosen field or gain expertise in a new area, our high-quality teaching will help equip you with the knowledge and competencies to unlock the next stage of your career.

Why study at De Montfort University?

This year, the DMU Careers Team has been named the best in the country. DMU beat nine other nominees to be awarded the title of Higher Education Careers Employability Team of the Year at the 2024 targetjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards. (2024).

De Montfort University is the only higher education institution in Britain to be a global hub for one of the Sustainable Development Goals – SDG 16 to promote peace, justice and strong institutions.

DMU is one of the few universities that offer block teaching, in many learning environments, you have to juggle different subjects at the same time with clashing deadlines, but with Block Teaching you only study one subject a time.


postgraduate students



Leicester  United Kingdom

main campus

Creative Arts & Design (9) Social Work (32) Business & Management (5) Engineering (12) Biological Sciences (4) Computer Science (8) Education (11) Communication & Media Studies (7) Nursing & Health (27) Finance (14) Medicine (26) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Economics (10) Materials Science (24) Environmental Sciences (13) Law (22) Psychology (31) Politics & Government (30) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) History & Archaeology (19) Sociology (33) Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16)

About De Montfort University

Our courses across all four faculties receive continual input from leading employers and professional bodies and are underpinned by academic expertise. Students are able to start their studies across multiple intakes, including a January and April intake. We also offer a range of alternative methods of study including part-time and Distance Learning courses to suit your lifestyle.

  • City-centre campus on the doorstep of everything Leicester has to offer.
  • Millions invested in our campus and facilities to make sure learning spaces are equipped with everything students need and want as part of their experience.
  • Subject specific facilities such as modern labs, audio and radio production suites, art and design workshops, dance studios, mock courtroom, trading floor, flight simulators and so much more.
  • Positioned along the river, campus is surrounded by green spaces to escape to such as Castle Gardens, Bede Park and the canal.
  • Plenty of places to eat, drink, work and have fun. Riverside café specialises in vegetarian and vegan food and overlooks the River Soar. Food village offers food from all around the world. Breakout spaces in all buildings give flexible places to work and socialise and our Kimberlin library is open 24 hours a day.
  • Campus Centre houses the Students’ Union which offers more than 100 societies, 40 sports clubs and volunteering opportunities.

We are rated a 5-star ‘excellent’ institution by QS, a world leader in evaluating higher education performance. An internationally recognised mark of quality in which education experts rate universities across a broad range of criteria. DMU joins 15 other universities in the UK and just over 100 universities worldwide in being granted the 5-star accolade.

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  • We’re one of the few universities in the UK where you’re getting the best of both worlds with a campus feel while being in the city centre.
  • This year, Leicester was named as one of the top five cities in the UK when it comes to having a thriving creative community. A study by content creation platform Adobe says Leicester is ideal for budding creatives who wish to immerse themselves in a new, inspiring environment and is a hot spot for the artistically inclined (2024).
  • Everything you’d expect from a UK city experience, all easily accessible from campus;major household brands and quirky independents shops;named the best city in the East Midlands to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Index, 2022).
  • Fantastic employment opportunities – major names such as Joules, Walkers, Caterpillar, Dunelm Group, Next;plus a start-up hotspot (Capital on Tap study).
  • Progressive and diverse – third most progressive city in the UK (Bankrate), most diverse street in Britain (Narborough Rd), largest Diwali celebrations outside India.
  • Outstanding sports and cultural offer – FA Cup winning LCFC, top flight Rugby, Cricket and Basketball, Curve theatre and Leicester Comedy Festival.
  • Exclusive discounts and offers for DMU students – including household names, local independents, the sports teams and theatres/cinemas – see
  • Leicester is home to one of the biggest celebrations of Diwali, the festival of light, outside of India – centred on the city’s Golden Mile, named by the vast number of traditional Indian jewellery shops, boutiques and restaurants.

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De Montfort University


East Midlands

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