North America

De Montfort University (DMU) welcomes students from North America and we offer more than 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, many of which offer professional accreditations, links to industry and work experience.

DMU is a vibrant hub of learning, creativity and innovation, located in the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester with over 27,000 full and part-time students. We’re a campus-based university in the city centre, with the hub of activity in Leicester right on your doorstep – and we’re one of the few universities in the UK where you’re getting the best of both worlds.

Gaining your degree is a stepping stone to landing your dream career, and our award-winning Careers Team is here to open doors. This service is able to provide you with guaranteed access to work experience opportunities, flexible career support tailored to your needs, placement years that count towards your degree and unlimited digital tools.

You will have plenty of opportunities to grow at DMU, whether you want to travel the world through our international student experience, DMU Global or host your own radio show through our very own student led, demon media, the opportunities are endless if you decide to join us.

Our undergraduate degrees last 3 years and most of our graduate degrees last between 12 and 15 months. Student-athletes can continue playing their sport during this time too and we also offer sport scholarships. We work with US Federal Loans (and various other loan providers) to support your studies and we also offer partial scholarships.

DMU is a reputable university and we are approved by the US Department of Education to offer the William D Ford Federal Direct Loan programme. 

Take a look below for everything you need to know about becoming a student at DMU and if you have any other questions please get in touch with our dedicated international team.

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What do students say?

Take a look at what our current international students have to say about studying at DMU and life in Leicester.