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Visual Arts


Our visual arts courses allow you to develop and express your creativity within a supportive, knowledgeable and experimental environment.

DMU is ranked number one for Art courses in the UK based on student satisfaction with the quality of teaching on the course, according to The Guardian University Guide 2020. Drawing together the full spectrum of visual arts, from traditional processes to cutting-edge digital media, the Leicester School of Art offers an unrivalled environment in which to explore creatively, breach artistic boundaries and make the impossible real. If it is in you, you will find it here at the Leicester School of Art.

The award-winning Vijay Patel Building brings all our art, architecture and design courses together into one contemporary striking space. It has been designed to provide the space and facilities where student and staff ideas can develop and flourish.

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