League tables show how DMU's Leicester Business School prepares students for success


The Times and The Sunday Times league table has shown how De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) prepares students for success.

The influential league table highlighted the quality teaching, outstanding student experience and graduate employability at Leicester Business School, based in the £35million purpose-built Hugh Aston building.

Professor Cillian Ryan, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law

It follows DMU’s outstanding performance in the National Student Survey (NSS) which saw it named as the leading business school in the Midlands for student satisfaction.

The Times and The Sunday Times highlights included:

•    Economics in the top five for teaching quality and student experience, and best modern university for graduate prospects

•    Accounting and Finance was top five for teaching quality and in top five among modern universities for graduate prospects

•    Business Studies was top 10 for teaching and student experience, top five among modern universities for graduate jobs

•    Politics was top 10 for teaching quality

Leicester Business School is one of the largest providers of business and management education in the UK. Students can undertake paid placements with global companies such as IBM, Intel and BMW thanks to DMU’s close links with multi-national companies.

Graduate David Scull, who took a first in Business Management, spent a year on placement before landing a consultancy role at an aerospace company. He said: “Placements are the best way to go because you know what employers are after. You can propel yourself into employment.”

Posted on Monday 28th September 2015

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