De Montfort University
Leicester (DMU)

De Montfort University (DMU) originated in 1870 as the Leicester School of Art, granted university status in 1992.

The university has grown to over 17,000 full time students, drawn from around the world and divided across its four faculties of Art, Design and Humanities, Business and Law, Health and life Sciences, and Technology.

The university places a strong emphasises on career-relevant skills. Many of its courses are endorsed by professional bodies and teaching is aligned with current industry practices. Its extensive links with business mean many students undertake a work placement with a variety of organisations that include the BBC, the NHS, HP and Deloitte.

The university’s Faculty of Business and Law – the Hugh Aston building is just a minutes’ walk from the Glassworks, and the entire DMU campus is within a 5 minute walk from both The Glassworks and our 41 Castle Street location.

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