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Fees and scholarships

A number of scholarships and early payment discounts are available to help international students finance their study at De Montfort University (DMU).

Information about fees, scholarships and discounts is provided below to help you to organise your finances.

Tuition fees

The table below outlines our 2015/16 fees for international students.

Specific fee information is available on our undergraduate and postgraduate course pages. |

International and EU fees

Overseas (non EU)


Undergraduate taught

and research [classroom based]


Undergraduate taught

and research [laboratory based]


Postgraduate taught and research [classroom based]


Postgraduate taught

and research [laboratory based]

Global MBA £14,000

MSc Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


MSc Pharmaceutical Quality by Design


Postgraduate Research (iPhd/6 week rule)


European Union


Standard undergraduate


Standard postgraduate


2014/15 postgraduate research (iPhn/6 week rule) is still open for enrolment, the cost of tuition is £5,500.

Scholarships and discounts for 2015/16

DMU is pleased to offer a wide range of scholarships and discounts to international students for the 2015/16 academic year to support the cost of study and to reward academic excellence.

EU students do not qualify for these scholarships and discounts but are eligible to apply for a student loan. For more information visit our undergraduate | and postgraduate | funding pages.

Full fee discounts |

All international students who pay their tuition fees in full within four weeks of enrolment are entitled to a discount of £500 .

This discount can be combined with other scholarships or discounts and is open to all full-time students paying overseas tuition fees at DMU for the first time.

Please note that  Leicester International Pathway College, |  English language preparation, distance learning and part-time courses are not included in this discount.

Faculty Masters scholarships

Our four faculties have scholarships available to support the cost of Masters courses starting in September 2015. For further details, please click on the links below.


Country specific scholarships

For more details on country specific scholarships, please visit our country pages. |

2015/16 International Alumni scholarships and discounts scheme

The 2015/16 International Alumni scholarships and discounts scheme is part of the university’s on-going commitment to enhancing the personal and career development of our own graduates. Students will be entitled to a generous tuition fee scholarship or discount for selected taught Master's or professional courses depending on the level of academic achievement attained.

The scholarship programme applies to DMU international students who are graduating in 2015 or have graduated within the last two years (2012/13 or 2013/14).

There are two tiers to the scholarship and discount, depending on the level of academic merit achieved:

  • A discount of £2,000 is offered to all alumni who have graduated within the last two years.
  • A scholarship of £5,000 (inclusive of the £2,000 discount above) is available to all alumni who achieve an upper second or a first class degree.

There is no application process for this discount and scholarship.

For further details by faculty, and for terms and conditions, please click on the links below.


DMU Square Mile scholarship

This exciting scholarship, covering full tuition fees and living costs, will be offered to an outstanding international student who can demonstrate dedication to serving his or her local community.

Find out more and apply for the DMU Square Mile international scholarship|

Read more about the Square Mile community project.|

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