Would you like to study abroad in one the best universities in the world? Study Experience has the perfect option for you: De Montfort University in Leicester, England. This university combines charm and architecture in a modern city, with a robust economy and lots of fun activities – all just two hours from London!
De Montfort University (DMU) students take you on a tour of the vibrant, multicultural city of Leicester. The bustling city centre is just five minutes’ walk away from the university campus.
Founded in 1870, as the Leicester School of Art, De Montfort University has become one of the best universities in the world when it comes to research, thanks to programmes that give Oxbridge a run for its money. Since its creation, it has constantly evolved to meet the ever-changing demands of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Today, the school counts 27,000 full-time students and four schools: Art, Design and Humanities, Business and Law, Health and Life Sciences and Technology as well as the largest variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, meaning there is something for everyone.
The university offers a wide selection of courses including Accounting and Finance, Architecture and Sustainable Development, Business Systems Intelligence, and even Data Mining. Its institute of creative technologies leads interdisciplinary research on topics combining science, digital arts and humanities.
Leicester is located in the centre of England, on the Soar river, and close to the national forest. Given the city’s long history, there are many medieval monuments, such as the tomb of Richard III, and all within close proximity of thrillingly modern buildings. The city has a large range of shopping centres, including the “Golden Mile”, with authentic Indian restaurants, saris shops and jewellers. Leicester is also home to many traditional British restaurants, as well as the largest open-air market in Europe. Numerous festivals, museums and theatres offer entertainment for all, as do several professional and semi-professional sports teams . With London being less than two hours away on the train, you will be able to visit many famous sites: Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey are just a small sample of the architectural delights on offer. After which you can head to the trendy bars and concert halls in the city!
Applications and admissions to De Montfort University are made through UCAS. Study Experience is specialised in supporting and helping international students throughout the UCAS application process.
The deadline for applications is usually on January 15th of each year for entry in September. Complete applications must include; a CV, a translated Baccalaureate transcript, IELTS results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team assists students in the writing of their personal statement and directs them towards the most relevant IELTS preparation program according to their level and needs, advising you to apply to sit the exam at least 4 to 6 months in advance, in order to ensure all the necessary documents are provided within the deadline. A minimum score of 6,0 is required on the IELTS exam in order to be accepted to De Montfort University.
De Montfort University is an elite institution when it comes to research, located in a city filled with historical monuments, in the heart of the U.K. The many undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on offer ensure that anyone can find something to study, even at the institute for creative technologies! In other words, this university will give you access to a world class education whilst living in a fascinating student town.
For more information on degree programs, tuition fees and admissions, please contact a member of the Study Experience team.
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