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International portfolio and application advice

The Admission team can help you with any questions about entry requirements, portfolios, applications and study arrangements. Email us at or call +44 (0)116 207 8443.


Creative Design


Fashion and Textiles

Graphic Design


As a journalism applicant, you will be required to submit a 300-word written statement on 'Why you would like to undertake the Journalism BA (Hons) at DMU?'

This written statement should include:

  • Why you are passionate about wanting to be a journalist
  • What journalistic work you may have already done at school, college or elsewhere (please attach examples of any published work)
  • An explanation of what sources of news you currently use

Your written statement should be submitted to

Visual Arts

Postgraduate application portfolio advice


Visual Arts


Fashion and Textiles



Submitting your portfolio

If you live in the UK, we will ask you to visit us and bring along a portfolio of your work if this is relevant to the course you are applying for.

If you live outside of the UK, we will ask you to send us samples of your work. You can either:

  • Submit a digital portfolio online .
  • Send us details of your personal website
  • Send us a CD/DVD or USB memory device by recorded post to the following address below

How to apply

Find out more about applying for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses .

For foundation courses, please download the application form and application guidance, and return your completed form to:

De Montfort University Admissions Team  
Gateway House  1.10
The Gateway  
LE1 9BH   
United Kingdom