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Engineering at DMU

De Montfort University is located in Leicester, UK and offers a range of Engineering courses. Our excellent facilities include:

  • Laboratories for thermo-fluids, solids and dynamics
  • An optics laboratory
  • Power electronics and communications systems facilities
  • Facilities for testing and modifying electronic circuits
  • A new multidisciplinary energy laboratory

All of our courses offer the chance to undertake a year-long placement in industry which will enhance your employability and allow you to put into practice the theory and techniques you have gained through your studies. 

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) and Mechatronics BEng (Hons) are accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Undergraduate courses and fees

Our undergraduate engineering courses start in September 2017 and are 3 years in duration.


per year

We offer pathways courses for international students who need further academic or English language support before progressing to a degree in Engineering at DMU.

Postgraduate courses and fees

We offer the following postgraduate engineering courses, starting in September 2017 for 12 months, or January 2018 for 18 months.



Work placements

Most of our courses offer you the opportunity to do a year-long placement in industry. Past students have undertaken placements with companies such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Airbus UK and BMW.

If you are interested in this opportunity, you need to complete this webform once you have received an offer to study at DMU.  

If you are on a tier 4 visa and are approved to undertake a one year work placement, you will be granted a longer visa that includes the work placement.

However if you do not subsequently undertake a placement, we will curtail your visa which may have implications for any further Tier 4 visa applications. Any time added for work placements will contribute towards your time limit for studying in the UK.

Entry criteria

English language requirements

All of our undergraduate and postgraduate engineering courses require an IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band


* Require an IELTs of 6.5 wih a minimum of 5.5 in each band


We offer pre-sessional English courses to help you improve your English before you begin your studies

Academic requirements We accept a wide range of international qualifications - to check the criteria for your country visit


How to Apply

Download the application form at and return it, along with copies of the following documents, to the International Admissions Office at

  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate  
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • 1 reference for undergraduate/2 references for postgraduate study

UCAS: For undergraduate study, you can also apply via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). To apply to DMU you will need the UCAS Institution Code: DEM/D26


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