Sub-Saharan Africa

De Montfort University (DMU) Leicester welcomes a growing number of students from Sub-Saharan Africa each year, enriching the already vibrant and welcoming city of Leicester. We offer more than 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, many of which offer professional accreditations, links to industry and work experience in areas such as Business, Computing and Engineering.

Gaining your degree is a stepping stone to landing your dream career, and our award-winning careers support and employability service, DMU Works 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.

Leicester offers everything you expect from a city and more – all on your doorstep. There are great shops, bars and restaurants just a short distance from campus. Leicester was also named the fourth most vibrant city in the UK, putting it ahead of the likes of Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and London (Top Cities Vibrancy Report, 2022), as well as the best city in the East Midlands to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Index, 2022).

Notable Alumni include Leicester City and Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.

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.

What do students say?

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

Thinking about studying at DMU? Here are your next steps