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Leicester Media School

Channel 4 has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to launch a new Investigative Journalism MA

Undergraduate Study

From game artists, to music technologists and media production specialists, we have a range of undergraduate courses to suit you


Our cutting-edge facilities within the Leicester Media School offer industry standard technology to support the foundations of our teaching


Leicester Media School

The Leicester Media School (LMS) is one of the most diverse and pre-eminent media schools in the world; pushing boundaries, challenging convention, and leading on research.

With over 1,800 students, working across 30 plus degrees, we offer an exciting range of disciplines to advance your knowledge and career. With creative, production based, and technical degrees, combined with theoretical and critical degrees, LMS is the place to study.

Our renowned research is world leading, including that in Music Technology and Innovation, Media Discourse, Cinema and Television History, and Creative Technologies .

We work with a range of industry partners, including Channel 4, and Pinewood Studios, to bring the best employment opportunities.

Our Professors include Dorothy Byrne, Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel 4, Terry Bamber, production manager on five James Bond films, and Steve Chibnall, the UK’s first Professor of British Cinema.

With a wide selection of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available, we can offer you the stepping stone into industry or further study you are looking for.

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DMU students attract global attention for their Game Art Design BA (Hons) work

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) students recreated the ancient abbey which inspired Dracula. They created this amazing fly-through while second year Game Art Design students at DMU.

Their work earned the team a place in the finals of the prestigious Off the Map competition, sponsored by the British Library and games engine Crytek.

Read the full story here…

Shock to the system: Hammer Horror opens to the public

hammer-horror The Hammer Horror archive at DMU is the largest collection of its type and is housed within the Cinema and Television History Research Centre.

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You ain't heard nothing yet: DMU researches talking pictures


Experts at DMU have been awarded a research grant to investigate the cultural impact of the introduction of talking films, or ‘talkies’.

DMU’s Cinema and TV History research centre (CATH) is working in association with prestigious organisations such as the British Film Institute and The Cinema Museum, London. Read the full story here…

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