De Montfort University, Leicester - International Pathway College

De Montfort University (DMU)
Why De Montfort University?
Realise your ambition.
Every year, 19,000 students choose De Montfort University (DMU) to help them on the road to success. It is the most improved university in the country, according to the influential The Sunday Times league tables. DMU’s success is built on a fantastic student experience, award-winning teaching and world-class facilities.

The university offers a diverse and progressive choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, engineering, arts, health and law. It is in Leicester which is one of the UK’s most multi-cultural cities and is just an hour by train from London.
Education for your career
Student success is more than just top grades. At DMU, we help you gain the knowledge you need to start your career.
  • Direct industry links that inform and inspire our courses
  • More than 170 professionally-accredited courses
  • Work experience in world-leading companies such as HP,GlaxoSmithKline, BBC and Pfizer
  • DMU is a truly global university with students from more than 130 countries and 155 quality international partnerships, offering you placements around the world
Inspiring research and teaching
DMU attracts award-winning lecturers from all over the UK to teach and advise our ambitious students.
  • World-leading research
  • DMU is in the top 40 UK universities for best student experience
  • Nationally recognised teaching
  • Teaching and learning that will directly relate to your future employment
Award-winning facilities
Our campus includes new, modern accommodation and leisure facilities as well as historic buildings and parkland on the banks of the river. DMU has begun a £136million transformation programme which will make it one of the finest city centre campuses in the UK. 
  • Industry-level equipment and studio spaces for students to use
  • New £42 million home for DMU's world-renowned Art and Design courses
  • New parkland planned for the heart of the campus
  • New laboratories, a mock courtroom and first-class computer labs
Why DMU Leicester International Pathway College?
The DMU Leicester International Pathway College(LIPC) offers pathways for international students who need additional support to meet all the entry requirements to qualify for entry to DMU.

Becoming an international student is an exciting and challenging time. The courses at LIPC are designed to give you the best preparation for life at DMU. With small class sizes and experienced teachers, you will receive excellent academic teaching and support as you adjust to your new life as a DMU student.
Welcome to Leicester International Pathway College
Students and facilities at De Montfort University (DMU)
The LIPC is an ideal place for you to start your academic life in the UK. The courses here are designed to help you easily transition into your dream degree at DMU.
  • Specialist support and teaching for international students
  • You will be a DMU student from day one, studying in our centre at the heart of the campus
  • Foundation, first year and master's courses integrated with the university
  • English Language and study skills taught so you will be able to study at degree level
  • Guaranteed place at DMU when you successfully complete your course
Assured Degree Progression
The LIPC guarantees you a place on your degree of choice at DMU upon successful completion of your programme. Through LIPC you can access more than 100 of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at DMU in everything from Architecture to Forensic Computing.
Our programmes
We run three levels of programme, all of which enhance your English language skills as you learn academic subjects that are vital to your degree. Each pathway transitions directly into your degree of choice giving you the best possible start.
  • International Foundation Year
  • International First Year
  • International Incorporated Master's
Being a DMU student
Students on campus at DMU
As soon as you start at LIPC you are a student of De Montfort University. You will be able to use all of the university's excellent facilities and take part in events throughout the year.
Academic support
At the LIPC class sizes are small (approx. 18 students) so you receive the individual support and attention you need. In class, you will learn a combination of English language skills, academic preparation and subjects specific to your degree, helping you transition into university with the best preparation possible.
The LIPC is based in the heart of the DMU campus. Complete with classrooms, reception and administrative offices, it's the perfect start to give you the support you need as an international student. All the campus facilities are on your doorstep and within a few minutes' walking distance you will find the cafés, restaurants and shops of Leicester city centre.
Student Welfare
The friendly staff at LIPC are here to help take care of you and help you settle in to your new life in the UK. You will automatically be a member of DMU's Students' Union which has more than 100 sports clubs and societies to join and all LIPC students can use DMU's student services, which can help with welfare issues, money, work or accommodation.

Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • Pathway
    • International First Year
    • 9 months
    • Leicester
    • Masters
    • International Incorporated Masters
    • 1 or 2 Terms (10 or 20 weeks)
    • Leicester
    • Foundation Certificate
    • International Foundation Certificate
    • 9 Months
    • Leicester

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