10 reasons to choose DMU...
1. Innovative teaching
A supportive learning environment| awaits you, with lecturers who are passionate about what they do and who embrace innovative ways of teaching to help you achieve more than you thought possible.
2. Relevant courses
Our courses| are designed to meet the needs of modern employers, with content that is relevant to industry. By working with well-known companies such as HP, the BBC, Orange, Codemasters, Next, Selfridges and the Royal Mail, we ensure you have the skills and experience you will need to flourish in your future career.
3. Modern facilities
Our modern facilities| have been rated within the top 10 universities in the ‘Whatuni?’ Student Choice Awards 2011. Many of our laboratories| and studios| include industry-standard equipment that makes learning a real-world experience.
We also have a brand new £8 million leisure centre|, providing state-of-the-art facilities for all of our students.
4. Generous bursaries and scholarships
With a package of more than £20 million in financial support| over three years, we are committed to ensuring talented students have the opportunity to study at DMU.
5. Placements and accredited courses
Make the most of our placement opportunities| and enhance your employability|. Many of our courses are accredited by industry leading bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Law Society and the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
Research at DMU has been recognised as among the best at the UK's top universities; we were one of just six universities shortlisted for Research Project of the Year|. Academics work at the cutting edge of their fields of expertise and pass this knowledge on to their students in our classrooms and lecture halls.
7. Cultural partnerships
Our cultural links| enrich the lives of our students and open up invaluable opportunities for them. We have partnerships with organisations such as the British Library, Curve, Leicester City Football Club, Leicester Tigers, Leicester Comedy Festival and Leicestershire County Cricket Club.
8. Global relationships
We are a truly international |university that benefits from the many nationalities and cultures of our students and staff and our teaching is enhanced by our links with partners worldwide.
9. Top for creativity
We foster creative flair in our students and in activities across the entire campus, and we are proud of the fact that DMU has been named one of the most creative universities in the UK| by the Which? University guide.
10. Remarkable alumni
Our graduates| work for some of the best-known companies in the world. They launch successful businesses and hold influential positions in the media. They are elected to the Houses of Parliament and design iconic buildings like London's Gherkin.