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De Montfort University

At De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), postgraduate students will deepen their knowledge and widen their experience to open up their career options. Courses are underpinned by world-leading research and receive continual input from leading employers and professional bodies, giving students up-to-date skills and experience for the job market. With a number of outstanding educators, the university was awarded Gold under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) as a mark of its teaching quality, and students are supported by a dynamic and diverse community.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,075 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 50%
  • Part Time 50%

Domicile

  • UK 64%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 32%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 40 745 780
Law 5 630 635
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 55 360 410
Computer Science 60 140 200
Art & Design 0 185 185
Education 5 150 155
Accounting & Finance 0 120 120
Librarianship & Information Management 10 105 120
Psychology 0 105 105
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 100 100
Nursing 15 80 95
Communication & Media Studies 30 60 90
Architecture 10 65 80
Mechanical Engineering 10 65 75
Social Work 20 45 60
Marketing 0 55 55
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 10 40 50
Chemical Engineering 0 50 50
Geography & Environmental Science 0 50 50
History 15 35 45
Politics 5 40 45
Civil Engineering 20 25 45
Biological Sciences 20 20 40
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 30 35
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 35 35
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 25 25
English 15 10 25
General Engineering 0 25 25
Materials Technology 5 15 20
Sports Science 15 5 20
Music 20 0 20
Economics 0 20 20
Creative Writing 5 15 15
Social Policy 10 0 10
Chemistry 5 0 5
Linguistics 5 0 5
Mathematics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,100
Mixed 6,300
Laboratory 6,550
Clinical 6,550
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Postgraduate tuition fees vary between each course. Visit our postgraduate course listings for the most up-to-date information. There is a range of funding opportunities to explore. 

We currently offer the Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarship for Home/EU DMU alumni who wish to continue their studies here by enrolling on a postgraduate taught course. It offers a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent to recent DMU graduates who achieved a 2:1 or above.

We also offer a number of tuition fee discounts and country-specific scholarships for international students who wish to study a postgraduate course at DMU.

 

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

Sulets is the recommended lettings agency for DMU students. Sulets provides a diverse range of private accommodation close to the DMU campus from studios in purpose-built accommodation through to shared houses for up to eight people Sulets also has a free service for students and properties are inspected to ensure quality and compliance with safety, security and furnishing standards.