DMU logo

Study Art and Design at DMU

De Montfort University, UK

Choose from Architecture, Fashion, Footwear, Photography, Game Art and many more...

Study Art and Design at DMU

De Montfort University is a creative UK university which has been teaching design since 1897. Our courses give you the opportunity to work on live projects with industry and undertake work placements, giving you the skills you need to succeed in today’s design industry.

Recent graduates now work with leading employers such as Aston Martin, Superdry, Agent Provocateur, Dyson, Jaguar Land Rover, Triumph, Burberry, River Island, Adidas, Nokia, Vivienne Westwood, Abercrombie & Fitch, Reiss, Next, New Balance, Seymourpowell, Foster & Partners, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, H&M, Disney Studios and Unisoft.

See our graduates' work on Pinterest. 

Undergraduate courses and fees

Course name IELTS
Animation BA* 6.0
Animation (VFX) BA* 6.0
Architecture BA* 6.0
Architectural Technology BSc 6.0
Contour Fashion BA * 6.0
Contour Fashion Communication BA* 6.0
Design Crafts BA* 6.0
Digital Design BA* 6.0
Fashion Buying with Design BA 6.0
Fashion Buying with Garment Technology BA* 6.0

Fashion Buying with Marketing BA


Fashion Buying with Merchandising BA


Fashion Communication and Styling BA


Fashion Design BA*

Fashion Textile Design BA 6.0

Fine Art BA*

Footwear Design BA* 6.0
Game Art BA* 6.0

Graphic Design BA*

Graphic Design (Illustration) BA* 6.0
Graphic Design (Interactive) BA* 6.0

Interior Design BA*

Photography and Video BA* 6.0
Product Design BA* 6.0
Product Design BSc* 6.0
Product and Furniture Design BSc* 6.0

Textile Design BA*


Visual Effects BSc


*These courses require a portfolio

We offer a foundation course at our Pathway College for students who need further preparation before progressing to a degree in art and design at DMU.


Postgraduate courses and fees

Course name


Architectural Design MA*


Architecture MArch*


Architecture and Sustainability MSc 


Arts MA


Business Management and the Creative Industries MSc


Design Innovation MA


Design Management and Entrepreneurship MA


Digital Arts MA*


Digital Design MA


Fashion and Textiles MA*


Fashion Management with Marketing MA


Fine Art MA*


Interior Design MA


Product Design MA


Textile Design, Technology and Innovation MSc*


 *These courses require a portfolio

Entry criteria

English language requirements:

If you do not meet the IELTS requirements, or equivalent, listed on this page, you may want to consider joining a DMU pre-sessional English course to help you improve your English before you begin your studies.

Academic requirements:

To check the entry criteria for your country, visit or email us at

Some courses also require a portfolio- see our portfolio advice pages for more information.


How to apply

Step 1 Download a free application form
Step 2 

 Prepare the following documents:


  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate  
  • A copy of your passport
  • 1 reference for undergraduate study/ 2 references for postgraduate study
  • Some of our creative courses may ask for a portfolio- see our portfolio advice
Step 3 Return your application and documents to the International Admissions Office at

Undergraduate students can apply via the Universities and colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) using the UCAS Institution Code: DEM/D26.

Research applicants can find application information on the research pages.


Tuition Fees


See a full list of our international tuition fees for 2018/19.


Contact us

FB smallTWITTER small Instagram - small EMAIL small

Events target area image

At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

News target area image

DMU is a dynamic university, read about what we have been up to in our latest news section.

Explore the DMU campus
Explore the DMU campus

Visit our Virtual Open Day to explore the DMU campus.