Following multi-million pound investment in our infrastructure in recent years, students at DMU are taught in first class buildings housing cutting-edge facilities in which you can develop your knowledge and skills.

Clephan Building

The Clephan Building, home to humanities subjects, houses generous teaching accommodation equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment. Our dedicated computer centre includes a state-of-the-art media lab with Apple Intel Mac Pro computers, cinema screens and all the latest creative software applications with full technical support.

Edith Murphy House

New for 2011:

Purpose-built home for health and life sciences Edith Murphy House is one of the two buildings that are home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.  This landmark building has been completely refurbished and renamed.  It opened for teaching in the summer of 2011.  The Faculty is comprised of the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery and the Leicester School of Pharmacy.

Fletcher Building

The Fletcher Building is home to art and design based courses and features a number of workshops that students use during their studies. This building is also home to the Contour Fashion course, DMU is one of the only universities in the world to teach this course, specialising in lingerie, underwear, swimwear and performance sportswear.

Hawthorn Building

New for 2011:  newly refurbished laboratories and creation of a suite of Clinical Skill facilities

The Hawthorn Building was first conceived in 1897 and is the second building that is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.  Featured in this building are a mock pharmacy, up to date laboratory spaces, newly created clinical skills areas and home environment facilities. The Faculty is comprised of the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery and the Leicester School of Pharmacy.

Hugh Aston Building

Officially opened in 2010, the Hugh Aston Building is home to the Faculty of Business and Law and includes a mock court room, a dedicated law library and high spec computer labs, all housed in a building that utilises the very latest green technologies.


The PACE building is home to the UK’s first higher education Centre for Excellence in Performance Arts and is packed full of dance, drama and music studios with fully sprung dance floors, the latest audio equipment and rehearsal areas. 

Phoenix Square and DMU Cube

Benefit from the latest digital production facilities and exhibition spaces at Phoenix Square. Created in collaboration with DMU, Phoenix Square is Leicester’s new hub for the latest technologies in film, digital arts and media. Based in the city’s Cultural Quarter the venue comprises three cinema screens, a café and digital production facilities, as well as office space for creative businesses and luxury apartments.

And located within Phoenix Square is DMU Cube, a cutting-edge exhibition space, showcasing the exciting and innovative work of students and staff as part of a groundbreaking programme of digital exhibitions and installations.

Queens Building

The home of the creative technology studios and the result of a pioneering experiment, the Queens Building makes use of state-of-the-art techniques which has turned it into a centre for sustainable excellence. DMU has partnered with companies, including Pick Everard, to develop and implement the latest sustainable technologies in a living example of what green creativity and research can do. 

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Alumni scholarships

DMU graduates can qualify for a £2,000 alumni scholarship when applying to study a postgraduate qualification in 2013/14.