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Entry requirements

Study level Academic requirements 

High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0, plus


• ACT composite score of 23 or above or SAT1 (Post 2016) Minimum of 550 (R+W) plus 550 (Maths) = 1100/1600, plus


• Advanced Placement, 2 subjects from group A with grade 3 or above or SAT2 - 2 subject tests with a minimum score of 500 in each =1000

If you hold an associate degree from a Community College you may be eligible for direct entry onto year 2 of our undergraduate courses. Our normal criteria is a GPA 3.0, plus you will need to submit a copy of your transcript so that course leaders can check the modules and syllabus match.




If you are unable to enter an undergraduate course directly, you may wish to study an International Incorporate Bachelor's Degree or the International First Year which is offered at Leicester International Pathway College, located on the DMU campus.



Postgraduate taught

A Bachelor’s degree with GPA 2.8 for courses requiring a  2:2 classification, and GPA 3.2 for courses requiring a 2:1 classification.


Some courses have additional entry criteria such as a portfolio, work experience or require you to have a degree in a related field.