At De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), the aim is to encourage and empower you, to give you the opportunity to develop your talent and succeed as a graduate.

Every year more than 2,700 international students from over 130 countries choose to study at DMU, in subject areas including pharmacy, law, business, computing, science, engineering, art and design, humanities, media, performing arts and more. If you choose to study at DMU, you will be provided with opportunities to become a well-rounded graduate, be confident in yourself and what you can do next, through career experience, sport, student societies, volunteering and international travel linked to your course.

Teaching and learning

DMU is proud to be recognised as a university ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. For you as a student, that means accessing professionally accredited courses, gaining qualifications, skills and experience so you can go on to get a great job and make your mark in a challenging world. De Montfort's students can also benefit from DMU Works, a careers programme that guarantees professional work experience opportunities, including placements and networking with the industry.


Leicester is located in the centre of England and is well connected to London which is just over an hour away, with multiple airports within easy reach. Leicester is known for its vibrant culture, diversity and lively atmosphere, and there’s always something going on. The Good Growth for Cities Index has named Leicester in the top 10 best cities in the UK in which to live and work, for the third year in a row, and was judged the third most affordable city for students in the NatWest Student Living Index 2019.

Campus and accommodation

DMU transformed their campus to create the perfect place to learn and be inspired. With a choice of 13 halls of residence and more than 4,100 rooms – you can live in the heart of the city while being located conveniently close to campus. You’ll benefit from guaranteed self-catered accommodation.

International support

DMU's university-wide approach to student wellbeing, #HealthyDMU, provides resources to help you have a healthy, happy and productive time at university and beyond. This includes dedicated support to help you settle into UK life easier, airport pickups, and being matched to a current student who you can go to for advice in your first year to help you transition to life at DMU. 

If you would like to find out more about studying at De Montfort, please contact one of our Across the Pond Advisors.

Student population: about 25,000

Number of international students: around 2,700

City population: 330,000

Location: Leicester, in the centre of England 

Closest airports: East Midlands


The university offers scholarships to which all international students can apply. Contact your advisor for more information. If you do not yet have a personal student advisor, please get in touch with an Across the Pond Advisor or use the form on this page to request one.


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