Your DMU Future - information for postgraduate students

We’ve all adapted to new ways of living, studying and working, and we know that our postgraduate students will have specific concerns and circumstances. We’re working to enhance your student experience through flexible, high-quality teaching and learning methods, opportunities to enjoy student life to the full, and the chance to gain skills for your future career. 

If you are applying to DMU for postgraduate study, we’re here for you. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions - you can call us on +44 (0)116 2 50 60 70, email, or drop us a message on Instagram or Facebook. You can also explore our wide range of postgraduate courses to find out more. 

Learn more about life at DMU and speak with current postgraduate students at one of our postgraduate events. Our friendly student ambassadors from a variety of courses, countries and years of study (including postgraduate) are also available to chat now through our Unibuddies chat facility.


DMU has recently launched a new Postgraduate Alumni Scholarship, providing our final-year students and recent graduates with a tuition fee discount of up to 30 per cent on selected postgraduate taught courses. Find out more on our Postgraduate Alumni Scholarship webpage.

There is plenty of financial support for international postgraduate students too: we offer a range of scholarships and early payment discounts. 


There is a wide range of postgraduate student accommodation close to the DMU campus. We’re also providing a 10 per cent discount on accommodation owned, managed or sourced by DMU to all of our postgraduate students for the 2021/22 academic year.

Postgraduate research students 

Take a look at our handbook specifically for postgraduate research students where you can find out more about learning online and the support you can access. 

Current postgraduate research students are able to engage in their training and discuss their research questions with academics, and there are a number of virtual events hosted to help you to settle into your doctoral journey, including: 

  • Your Doctoral College Induction: this is also a great opportunity to meet your peers through a series of virtual social meet and greets.  

  • Participating in our Doctoral College Lecture Series: These are talks delivered by research degree students, currently hosted in an online format and open to a global audience. Curious to see what this looks like? View our past online Doctoral College lectures

  • Online supervisor-student masterclasses: these sessions are designed to showcase good practice and create a fruitful relationship with your supervisory team while working remotely. 

  • Our postgraduate e-social events, for more informal discussion with your peers.  

  • Our launch of the Doctoral College Showcase in May 2021: this week of activities includes poster competitions, displays and three-minute thesis presentations delivered by our researchers. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via

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