Partnership with DMU

Higher education partnership with De Montfort University

Here at Leicester College we’re proud of our partnership with De Montfort University (DMU), a global university committed to delivering quality, creativity and innovation across a wide range of courses.

Studying on a higher education course at Leicester College awarded by DMU is a stepping stone towards a successful career for many of our students. It’s a university that has a well-deserved reputation for innovative teaching methods, first class facilities and life-changing research – with dynamic links to businesses

Our undergraduates experience all the benefits of student life at university. Our partnership agreement with DMU enables our students to access its facilities whilst studying on one of our undergraduate courses.

DMU supports many of our ambitions for your undergraduate studies. Throughout your course our academic teams are focused on ensuring our students have continuous exposure to industry speakers, live briefs and work experience.

As we have mentioned the majority of our undergraduate courses are awarded by DMU. Due to our close relationship with the university, a huge volume of our students progress to complete their top-up final year of their degree at DMU.

We work closely with the University to ensure our students are well prepared for the transition to university following the completion of their undergraduate study with us. In 2016 our BA Honours students graduated in DMU robes at our graduation ceremony.

Our students, studying on a DMU awarded courses, can take advantage of our partnership with DMU by accessing a variety of facilities and services that they offer. These include:

  • Kimberlin Library
  • De Montfort Student Union
  • Accommodation Services
  • QEII Sports Centre (swimming pool, climbing wall, football and basketball courts, fitness suite etc)

Progression Cash Award

Students studying on a level 4 and 5 course awarded by DMU are eligible to be considered an additional £1,000 cash award to support their studies.If you complete your full-time level 3 course with us in 2017/18 and return in 2018/19 you may be eligible.

The following DMU awarded courses are eligible:

  • Foundation Degree in Fashion and Costume
  • Foundation Degree in Footwear
  • Foundation Degree in Dance Education and Community Practice (subject to validation)
  • Foundation Degree in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Foundation Degree in Music Technology

 

Find out more about financing your studies.

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