Benefits of part-time study at DMU

Affordable without compromises

Financing higher education can be a strain which is why part-time courses at DMU are module-based and flexible, allowing you to fit study around your current career – without compromising your personal commitments. Part-time studying at DMU can also improve your career prospects by helping you gain the qualifications, skills and experience needed to flourish and progress in the modern workplace.

Ambitious and innovative

Students undertaking part-time study benefit from DMU’s ambitious and innovative approach to teaching – to date DMU has received 18 National Teaching Fellow awards, placing us third highest nationally, and currently has 11 tutors with NTF awards as recognition for their innovative and transformational teaching.  

First-class industrial links

Strong links with industry ensure course content replicates real-life commercial situations and coupled with academic staff, who lead the way in their fields with internationally respected research, ensures teaching at DMU is of the first order.

Flexible study options

Part-time courses at DMU allow you to study at your own pace and build up credits as you go. Programmes can be studied during daytime, evenings or both and many programmes are modular, offering day-release or block-options in some cases. Find out what study options are available by visiting the study opportunities section of our website. DMU also offers some levels of certain programmes through the associate colleges network; further information can also be obtained directly from the relevant colleges.

Comprehensive support network

DMU has a number of Faculty staff and a Student Services team, to support part-time students while they study, who can help with issues related to academic and disability support, general student advice and health and wellbeing.

Professional and inclusive

DMU Short Courses are professionally delivered by academics and are designed to keep individuals abreast of specialist, relevant and professional skills. The DMU Widening Access programme supports applicants who have non-traditional qualifications or who have gained experience and skills in their careers and wish to study further.

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