De Montfort University

About the institution

De Montfort University is based in Leicester city centre and named after the city’s 6th Earl, Simon de Montfort. In 2014 it was ranked in the top 25 universities for employability. One way in which the university helps students build their employability is by encouraging community engagement. University schemes such as the Square Mile programme and #DMUlocal offer students projects and volunteering roles to help others across the city. Meanwhile, #DMUglobal offers students the chance to take their studies abroad.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
19,643
Male UG students: 
41%
Female UG students: 
59%
Full-time students: 
89%
Under 21 on entry: 
69%
International: 
10%
Undergraduate: 
84%
Student-staff ratio: 
18.7
Average UCAS tariff: 
307.4

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 22%
2.1: 47%
2.2: 23%
Pass: 5%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
62%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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