Go further with postgraduate study

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of high-quality teaching and modern facilities. Based in the centre of Leicester, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150 years. 

Studying a postgraduate course allows you to go further in your knowledge and your career. You can become a specialist in your area of passion, explore the frontier of your subject area alongside our researchers, gain accreditation or change trajectory. Our courses receive continual input from leading employers and professional bodies and are underpinned by academic expertise.

We’re proud to complement this with support from our award-winning careers and employability service, DMU Works. Lining our students up with transformative opportunities and international placements and collaborations with major brands such as Amazon, Pfizer, Disney and Rolls-Royce. Our careers commitment continues after graduation with DMU for Life and our Global Alumni Community hub, through which all DMU graduates have access to careers support for life.

Our postgraduate courses are available to start across multiple intakes and we also offer a range of alternative methods of study including part time and Distance Learning courses to suit your lifestyle.

Find out more about our postgraduate scholarships including our Alumni Scholarship and the Leicester Postgraduate Partnership, which offers a 20% fee discount on selected postgraduate taught courses for DMU and University of Leicester graduates.

What’s more, we have a number of open events, both online and in-person, to help you find out more about our courses, studying at DMU and life in Leicester.


Postgraduate Alumni Scholarship

Get 20% off your your postgraduate tuition fees if you've already completed an undergraduate degree at DMU.

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Why study a postgraduate course?

Further your education

Whether you’re looking to enhance your understanding of your chosen field or gain expertise in a new area, our high-quality teaching will help equip you with the knowledge and competencies to unlock the next stage of your career.


Develop specialist skills

From innovative thinking, critical analysis and problem solving to more technical skills specific to your subject area, the versatile skillset you will develop through postgraduate study can be applied in a broad range of professional settings.


Build industry connections

We pride ourselves on the diverse industry backgrounds of our teaching staff, our valuable links with local, national and global companies and brands, and the lifechanging opportunities our DMU Works careers team provides for professional networking, work placements and student experiences far beyond Leicester.


Increase your employability

Postgraduate study is an ideal way of standing out to potential employers, acting as a stepping stone to more senior or specialised positions, or giving you a level of proficiency that can result in greater earning potential.


Join a research community

If you’re considering a PhD or a career in academia, a master’s degree provides invaluable opportunities to deepen your knowledge, pursue your passion and explore the frontier of your subject area, whilst collaborating with likeminded individuals and learning from internationally recognised academics.

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