De Montfort University

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About De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic and diverse public university located in Leicester, England. Recognized for its commitment to creativity, innovation, and global perspectives, DMU offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines. The university is known for its modern campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and strong emphasis on employability, providing students with opportunities for practical learning and industry engagement. With a vibrant student community and a focus on inclusivity, De Montfort University offers a supportive environment for academic and personal growth. The university’s strategic location in Leicester adds to its appeal, offering students access to a culturally rich and vibrant city.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

  1. Educational Qualifications:
    • For international students, qualifications equivalent to UK A-levels or an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma are typically required. Specific requirements may vary by program.
  2. Subject-Specific Requirements:
    • Some programs may have specific subject requirements or recommended subjects at the high school level.
  3. English Language Proficiency:
    • International students are generally required to demonstrate proficiency in English through tests like IELTS or TOEFL. The required scores can vary by program.
  4. Personal Statement:
    • A well-written personal statement outlining the applicant’s motivations, academic interests, and relevant experiences may be required.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree:
    • A completed bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution is typically required for postgraduate programs. The degree should be relevant to the intended postgraduate program.
  2. Minimum GPA:
    • Some programs may have a minimum GPA requirement for the undergraduate degree.
  3. Subject Relevance:
    • The undergraduate degree should typically be in a field related to the postgraduate program of interest.
  4. English Language Proficiency:
    • International applicants may need to provide proof of English language proficiency through tests like IELTS or TOEFL. The required scores can vary by program.
  5. Letters of Recommendation:
    • Letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources may be required for certain postgraduate programs.
  6. Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose:
    • A written statement outlining the applicant’s academic and career goals, research interests, and reasons for pursuing the specific postgraduate program.
  7. Work Experience (if applicable):
    • Some programs may require relevant work experience in addition to academic qualifications.

Campus location


Gateway House, Leicester LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

Email Address
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+44 116 255 1551

Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm

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Industrial connection part & work opportunities

Industrial Connection
  1. and Careers Services:
    • DMU’s Employability Team works closely with employers to provide students with information about job opportunities, industry trends, and career development. They organize career fairs, workshops, and events to facilitate networking between students and potential employers.
  2. Professional Placements and Internships:
    • Many programs at DMU incorporate professional placements and internships, allowing students to gain hands-on experience in their chosen fields. These opportunities often result from collaborations with industry partners.
  3. Industry Advisory Boards:
    • Some academic departments at DMU establish industry advisory boards comprising professionals and experts. These boards provide guidance on curriculum development, ensuring that academic programs align with industry needs and trends.
  4. Guest Lectures and Seminars:
    • Inviting professionals and industry experts to deliver guest lectures and seminars is a common practice at DMU. This provides students with valuable insights into the practical applications of their studies and the chance to interact with industry leaders.
  5. Research Collaborations:
    • DMU engages in research collaborations with industry partners, contributing to advancements in various fields. These collaborations may involve joint research projects, funding from industry partners, and the exchange of knowledge and expertise.
  6. Enterprise and Innovation Initiatives:
    • DMU supports enterprise and innovation initiatives that encourage students and researchers to explore entrepreneurial opportunities. This includes programs, workshops, and competitions that bridge academia and industry.
  7. Alumni Network Engagement:
    • DMU’s alumni network includes professionals across diverse industries. The university leverages this network to provide mentorship, networking opportunities, and career advice for current students.
  8. Industry-Specific Facilities:
    • The university invests in industry-specific facilities and equipment to ensure that students receive hands-on training using the latest technologies and tools relevant to their fields of study.
  9. Employer-led Projects:
    • Collaborative projects with employers allow students to work on real-world challenges and gain practical skills. These projects often result from partnerships between academic departments and industry organizations.
  10. Networking Events:
    • DMU organizes networking events, conferences, and industry-specific gatherings to connect students with professionals and potential employers.
Work Opportunities
  1. Placements and Internships:
    • Many programs at DMU offer professional placements and internships, allowing students to gain hands-on experience in their chosen fields. These opportunities often provide valuable insights into the industry and enhance employability.
  2. Part-Time Employment:
    • Students can explore part-time employment opportunities in and around Leicester. Part-time jobs can include roles in retail, hospitality, and other sectors, providing students with additional income and work experience.
  3. Student Ambassador Roles:
    • DMU may offer opportunities for students to become ambassadors, representing the university at events, giving campus tours, and engaging with prospective students. These roles help students develop communication and leadership skills.
  4. Research Assistant Positions:
    • Students in research-intensive disciplines may have the chance to work as research assistants alongside faculty members on ongoing projects. This can contribute to academic and professional development.
  5. Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Support:
    • DMU supports entrepreneurial initiatives and may provide resources, mentorship, and funding for students interested in starting their own ventures or projects.
  6. Career Services Support:
    • The university’s Careers and Employability team offers guidance on job searching, CV writing, interview preparation, and career planning. They also organize workshops and events to enhance employability skills.
  7. Networking Events and Career Fairs:
    • DMU hosts networking events, industry-specific career fairs, and employer engagement activities that connect students with professionals and potential employers.
  8. Online Job Portals:
    • The university may provide access to online job portals and platforms where students can find job listings, internships, and work placements.
  9. Professional Development Workshops:
    • DMU offers workshops and seminars focused on professional development, covering topics such as communication skills, teamwork, and leadership.
  10. Global Graduates Scheme:
    • DMU’s Global Graduates Scheme provides opportunities for students to work overseas, gaining international experience and expanding their professional networks.

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