De Montfort University (DMU) is a university of quality and distinctiveness. Situated in Leicester, our mission is to be a truly international university, distinguished by life-changing research, dynamic international partnerships, vibrant links with business, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and the student experience.
Our excellent and innovative teaching is directly informed by internationally recognised research. This provides a supportive learning environment that transforms students and inspires them to make a real difference in society.
Designed with employability in mind, our courses are directly relevant to today's industry. With continual input from employers, projects set by leading companies and work placements, we ensure our students graduate with the skills and professional experience to start work immediately after completing their course.
DMU boasts the second largest number of National Teaching Fellows
of any UK university, and more than 170 courses accredited by professional bodies.
We have a broad selection of full-time, part-time and distance learning undergraduate
courses, all informed by the groundbreaking work carried out in our research school
Working with other organisations
Thanks to partnerships
with professional and cultural organisations including the British Library and Leicester City Football Club, your experience at DMU will be informed by the best of the best.
We work alongside organisations such as Athena Swan
, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice for women working in science, engineering and technology, and are a member of the University Alliance
, a group of universities renowned for their strong economic relevance and close partnership with business.
The DMU campus buzzes with activity day and night. With more than 27,000 students, we're one of the liveliest universities in the east midlands.
Just ten minutes from the multicultural heart of Leicester, the campus is compact and safe, with cafes, bars and open spaces creating a vibrant atmosphere. Study at DMU and you can combine education with a busy city lifestyle, at a relatively low cost of living.
Why not visit one of our open days
, held throughout the year. You will have the opportunity to see our modern facilities, campus and accommodation, and talk to current student and staff about life on campus, and our courses. Watch our student diaries
and get a taste of what life's really like as a DMU student.
Read our full mission and vision statement.