DMU Leicester International Pathway College

At DMU, we help talented, international students thrive.  Find out how you can realise your ambition. 

Studying in Leicester

Leicester has been named as one of the best cities in which to live and work in the UK ahead of London and Cardiff (2016 Good Growth for Cities Index).


Welcome to the Leicester International Pathway College (LIPC)

Leicester International Pathway College (LIPC) is an Embedded College offering integrated programmes for non-UK students. Run in partnership with Oxford International Education Group, LIPC offers undergraduate and postgraduate pathways leading to a degree award from De Montfort University.

LIPC will provide all the support you need to achieve success with your on-going degree studies.  

LIPC delivers the first stages of the International Incorporated Bachelor's, Pre-Top Up programme and the International Incorporated Master's programmes.

Following successful completion of stage 1 (and/or stage 2), stage 3 at LIPC, you will continue your studies directly at De Montfort University.

LIPC is based at the heart of DMU’s campus - a few minutes’ walk from the vibrant, multi-cultural city of Leicester and just over an hour away from London by train. From the day you begin your studies at LIPC, you automatically become part of DMU - a truly international university with students from more than 130 countries.

We are committed to ensuring you have the best possible experience at LIPC and enjoy every minute of your studies!

Download our 2017/18 LIPC Brochure

Why choose LIPC?

What our students say about LIPC?

  • English language and study skills taught throughout your course
  • Specialist support and teaching for international students, taught in small classes by experienced tutors
  • Dedicated support from our student services team
  • Multiple start dates throughout the year 

International Incorporated Bachelor's degree

Stage 1 - International Year Zero and/or

Stage 2 - International First Year


Pre-Top Up Programme

Stage 3 - Pre-Top Up Programme 


International Incorporated Master's

Stage 1 - Pre-Master's

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DMU have partnered with Oxford International to provide pathways into their degree studies

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