De Montfort University, UK

  • Leicester, England
  • Rank


  • Established



Times Higher Education Rankings


Total Students


Total No. of International Students


Acceptance Rate


Application Fees


De Montfort University is the top-rated university in Britain. Since its inception in 1870, it has produced various notable alumni in almost every field. DMU received university status in 1992 and became a public university in the UK. It is home to more than 30,000 full-time and part-time students. The university has a large team of professors and staff who assist and support the students. De Montfort University campus is close to Leicester castle, offering numerous facilities for the students. The University works with the motto of Excellentia et stadium (Latin), Excellence and Zeal.


Why choose De Montfort University (DMU)?

De Montfort University is home to many entrepreneurs. Located in Leicester- the city of start-ups, this university ranks among the top 10 in Britain for its student and graduate start-ups. Moreover, the University provides an excellent environment for the students to grow and flourish in their fields of study. DMU is highly sought among international students due to the academic and career growth opportunities. Here are some reasons to choose De Montfort University to study in UK.

The Dynamic City of Leicester

De Montfort University is located in the heart of Leicester city, the 4th most vibrant city in the UK. Students also want to have some engagement outside the world of books. For that purpose, Leicester offers variability to all the students. Moreover, it is also the best place in the east midlands to live and work.

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niversity works with local business partners and recognised brands. DMU has collaborations with various top companies which employ their students. Moreover, the University also encourages its students to start small or start-up businesses. De Montfort University has ranked in the UK's top 20 universities for employing its students. Also, more than 97% of the DMU graduates are working or pursuing their higher studies.

Global Exposure

The University is known for providing excellent global exposure to its students. The DMU plans three to four global industrial trips for them. These industrial trips are half financed by the University and half by the students. DMU provides bursaries of 400 pounds to the students that are used for flight booking, VISA and accommodation.

24 x 7 student support staff

The university has bifurcated itself into various support teams. The most famous is the placement team. Placement teams help the students find part-time jobs in UK and full-time jobs after course completion. They provide assistance in forming CVs and cover letters and also provide career counselling. There is one counselling team on the campus which resolves the personal grievances faced by the students.

Hub for UN SDG-16

The institution is the only hub in England for Sustainable Development Goals. The SDG-16 enshrines peace, justice and strong institutions.  It reflects promoting a peaceful environment, access to justice for all and building strong institutions with inclusive development. De Montfort University offers a lot of research for SDG-16. Also, the university spreads awareness among students about the other SDGs by providing information and research work.


Key Features

To know the speciality of any University is essential nowadays. De Montfort University is renowned as the centre for the overall skill development of the students. Also, the University encourages the students to live life outside the books and explore their personalities to become a better employers.

  • Member of Association of Commonwealth Universities

  • Located in the 4th most vibrant city in the UK

  • Has top accredited courses

  • Gold rating provided by the TEF (Government agency)

  • Provides offer letters in three working days

  • Top 20 for graduate placements in the UK

  • Has a lot of notable alumni in the field of acting, politics, sports etc

  • The average salary for international students is around £24,000.

De Montfort University Courses & Fees

Course Fees

UG Fees: 1,570,750.00 INR

PG Fees: 1,848,850.00

De Montfort University Courses

Various top institutions accredited the De Montfort University Courses. The university provides more than 300 courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students. DMU focuses on providing quality education to its students. Therefore, it is rated gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The DMU ranking for almost all the courses is exponentially higher than other UK universities. The list of some top courses in UK has given below:

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Admission Criteria

Intake’s deadline

25 January deadline

The De Montfort University eligibility criteria offer some relaxation in the admission requirement for its courses. The De Montfort University acceptance rate is 45% (approx.) for international students and is moderately selective. Some courses have higher requirements than those mentioned below. For that, students need to check the University’s website for correct details. Also, the students can contact our experts for the same.


De Montfort University Entry Requirements




Post Graduate

Doctorate (PhD)


65% in four best Subjects ( Excluding Hindi ) 50%-60%, depending on the university 50%-60%, depending on the university


Above 6.0/6.5 Above 6.0/6.5 Above 6.0/6.5


72 or above

72 or above



59/59 or above

59/59 or above



Not accepted

Not accepted






Work experience





Requires two

Requires two



  • Academics* - Students who want to pursue an undergraduate degree in Computing and IT programs should have 60% in math subjects in class 12th. Students who have secured 50% marks in their bachelor’s degree are also eligible for admission. Meanwhile, they have studied at Delhi University, Mumbai University, Calcutta University, Pune University, and Loyola College are only suitable.

  • MOI**- The IELTS waiver will be given to the students who have secured 65% marks in their English subject of class 12. Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh students are not eligible for this. Students can also appear for the English test assessment organised by the DMU, similar to IELTS. Students should know that the University needs an IELTS score for 80% of its program.

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De Montfort University Scholarships

The DMU University offers only a single scholarship to international students. The scholarship is not merit-based. But it is based on a first-come, first-serve. Students who want to apply can submit their application for the scholarships in UK on the university website.

S.No. Scholarship Name Max Scholarship amount Scholarship Type Number of Awards
1 DMU International Scholarship 1500 pounds


When we talk about U.S. News & World Report, De Montfort University has been ranked at #1261 in Best Global Universities, #470 in Best Global Universities in Europe, and #81 in Best Global Universities in the United Kingdom. Its total score on the 2022-2023 Indicator Rankings was 33.

The De Montfort University acceptance rate is 45% (approx.)

DMU has an acceptance rate of nearly 45%. It is among the 15 universities in the United Kingdom and just over 100 universities in the world in being granted the 5-star accolade by the QS.

The University is renowned for its innovative teaching and research in unique subjects such as contour fashion and footwear design, which are only studied at a handful of other institutions in the world.

De Montfort University is ranked 801 in QS World University Rankings by Top Universities and has an overall score of 4.0 stars, according to student reviews on Study portals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.

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