INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE - DE MONTFORT PROSPECTUS 2020/21 - De Montfort University

 
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE - DE MONTFORT PROSPECTUS 2020/21 - De Montfort University
DE MONTFORT
    UNIVERSITY

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
    PROS PECTUS 2020/21
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE - DE MONTFORT PROSPECTUS 2020/21 - De Montfort University
CONTENTS
    Welcome                                    4    International Incorporated
                                                    Bachelors (IIB)                  28
    DMU International College (DMUIC)           6
    A friendly and diverse student community    8   International Year Zero (IYZ)    32
    Your path to a degree with DMUIC           10   Art and Design                   34
    Why choose DMU                             13   Business and Law                 36
    Discover Leicester                         14   Engineering and Computing        38
    An amazing student experience              16   Life Sciences                    40
    Student life                               18   Media                            42
    Sports at DMU                              20   Pharmacy                         44
    Careers                                    22
    Accommodation                              24   International First Year (IFY)   46
    Campus map                                 26   Business and Management          48
                                                    Engineering and Computing        50

                                                    Pre-Top Up (PTU) Business        52

                                                    International Incorporated
                                                    Masters (IIM)                    54
                                                    Art and Design                   58
                                                    Business                         60
                                                    Engineering                      62

                                                    Entry requirements               64
                                                    Course dates                     68
                                                    How to apply                     72

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WELCOME
                            Hello and thank you for your interest in
                      De Montfort University International College (DMUIC).

    Welcome to DMUIC - an international college                 Although a lot of hard work lies ahead, the tutors at
    dedicated to laying the foundations of your                 DMUIC aim to help you enjoy every minute of your
    successful career.                                          studies. Our college is big enough to offer great
                                                                teaching and facilities, but small enough for us to
    DMUIC provides the first stage of your studies at           get to know each student. Along with DMU, we have
    De Montfort University (DMU). With teaching specially       a proven track record in helping students achieve
    designed to help you pursue your professional goals,        their goals and ambitions - and we are sure our new
    DMUIC equips you with skills that will help you             students in 2020 will achieve even more!
    thrive in a UK university and succeed in your degree
    studies. We ensure that you are personally supported        I look forward to working with you, getting to know you
    and guided through academic challenges, career              and sharing in all your successes.
    preparation and continuation onto a full degree
    course at DMU.                                              Every good wish!

    When you enrol at DMUIC, you become a fully-fledged         Philip Moere
    DMU student with privileges and benefits equivalent to      College Director
    every other student at the University. This brochure will
    tell you more about the advantages of learning with us
    - and it will also answer many of your questions about
    what it is like to study at the college.

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REASONS
                                                                                                                             TO C H O O S E
                                                                                                                             D M U I C:
                                             DMUIC                                                                           - Great location at the
                                                                                                                               heart of DMU campus

          Located at the heart of the De Montfort University (DMU) campus, DMUIC                                             - Small class sizes of no
            offers international students a unique opportunity to study in the UK.                                             more than 18 students for
                                                                                                                               PSE, IYZ & IFY courses
                                                                                                                               and 36 students for
    DMUIC pathway courses give you the chance                      and pharmacy, while our Pre-sessional English courses       PTU & IIM courses.
    to gain subject knowledge, build academic                      (lasting 6 or 12 weeks) are also available to help you
    English language skills, and transfer to a full                meet our minimum English language requirements.
    DMU degree course upon completion.
                                                                                                                             - Full DMU student status,
                                                                   There are different levels of study offered, such as        with access to all university
    Courses at DMUIC are designed to give you                      the International Incorporated Bachelors (IIB), Pre-Top     facilities from day one
    the very best start to your degree studies with                up (PTU) and the International Incorporated Masters
    DMU. With experienced teachers and small class                 (IIM). Within the IIB, there are courses known as         - A seamless transition
    sizes you will receive first-class teaching as well            International Year Zero (IYZ), and International First
    as the individual guidance needed to adjust to                 Year (IFY). DMUIC will deliver the first stages of
                                                                                                                               directly onto your DMU
    your new life as a UK university student.                      the IIB, PTU and the IIM before you transition into         degree course upon
                                                                   the next stage of your chosen degree at DMU.                successful completion of
    Our pathway courses cover a range of undergraduate                                                                         your studies at DMUIC
    and postgraduate subjects, and this includes art and
    design, business and law to engineering, life sciences

                                                                                                                             A PATH W AY
                                                                                                                             TH AT W O R K S
    The De Montfort University International College (DMUIC) is operated by Oxford International Education Group             In 2017/2018, 97% of students
    in partnership with DMU. Founded in 1991, Oxford International is an accredited, private education provider that
    operates independent boarding schools, international colleges, educational tours and English language centres            who successfully completed
    across the UK and North America to create life-enhancing experiences for students worldwide. Our courses help over       their DMUIC pathway courses
    50,000 UK and international students achieve academic success every year. We have built strong relationships with
    education consultants around the world and pride ourselves on delivering the best programmes for their students.         continued their studies at DMU.

        oxfordinternational.com                                                                                              * Source: OIEG Records 2018

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A F R I E N D LY,                                                                                                                       A G LO B A L
                                                                                                                                            STU D E NT B O DY
    I NTE R N ATI O N A L                                                                                                                   With a truly global student body,
                                                                                                                                            DMUIC is a supportive and welcoming

    STU D E NT C O M M U N IT Y
                                                                                                                                            place for all international students.

                                                                                                                                            At DMUIC, our students come from all over
                                                                                                                                            the world – so you will have the opportunity
                                                                                                                                            to learn about different cultures, broaden
                                                                                                                                            your horizons and make lifelong friends.

                                             Swedish 7                    P O LI S H
                                                                             59                           CHINESE
                                    Belgian 5                                                               60                              S U P P O RTI N G YO U
                    B R ITI S H                                               Romanian 15
                                                                                                                           Korean 10        A LL TH E W AY
                        56                                                                                                                  We have a dedicated College Manager
                                                                                                                                            and six Student Support Officers at
                                                                             Cypriot 25
                                                                                                     Bangladeshi 20                         DMUIC, all of whom will help you settle

                 P O RTU G U E S E              Italian 14
                                                                     Iraqi 5
                                                                                                                                            into life as a student at DMU.

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                                                                                                                                            As an enrolled student of the university, you will
                                                                  Kuwaiti 6                                                                 have full access to all of the DMU student services,
                                Spanish 9                                                                                                   including De Montfort Students’ Union, sporting
                                                                                                                                            facilities, catering, welfare and accommodation.

                                                                                                                               Hong Kong
                                                                                                                               Chinese 10
                                                                     Saudi 7
                                                                                                     INDIAN           Thai 8
                                                                                                       99
                               Nigerian 26                      PA K I STA N I
                                                                     54                                                                         “The reason I chose DMUIC
                                                                                                                                                was because of its location
                                                                                                                                                in Leicester. We all know
                                                                                                                                                Leicester is a with people
                                                                                                                                                from all around the world. This
                                                                                                                                                diverse city helps when you are
                                                                                                                                                an international student coming to
                                                                                                                                                study in the UK for the first time.”

    TO P 20 N ATI O N A LITI E S AT D M U I C                        *                                                                          Nafisa, Bangladesh, IYZ Art and Design

    A N D M A NY M O R E!                         *Based on number of on course students May 2019.

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YOUR PATH TO A
                    DEGREE AT DMUIC
                          DMUIC offers various study routes to a DMU degree – depending
                            on your level of study, English proficiency and subject area.

     U N D E R G R A D U ATE STU DY
     International Incorporated Bachelors (IIB)                                                                                                                 Pre-Top Up (PTU) in Business
                                                                                                                                                                – transition to final year undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Stage 1                 Stage 2
     The IIB offers an alternative start to your undergraduate study at DMU, strengthening your English abilities as well as                                    The PTU in Business supports you to
     introducing basic concepts and key knowledge required in your chosen subject area. Depending on your current academic                                      successfully transition from diploma                                          Pre-Top Up                 Final Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in Business                 Degree
     qualifications and English Language level you will study the first stage of your IIB at DMUIC, with a choice of three routes:                              into your final year of an undergraduate        Qualifying diploma                                                              Graduate!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pre-sessional English
                                                                                                                                                                degree course. You will study the PTU at                                                           Continue at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Delivered by
                                                                                                                                                                DMUIC before continuing to Year three of
     INTERNATIONAL YEAR ZERO (IYZ)                                                                                                                              your chosen degree course at DMU.
     – Four-year integrated degree course
     You will study the IYZ at DMUIC before
     continuing to Year one of your chosen
     degree course at DMU.

                                                                                                                                                                P O STG R A D U ATE STU DY
     Subjects available:
                                                                      Stage 1              Stage 2           Stage 3             Stage 4
     •   Art and Design
     •   Business and Law                                              International           First Year          Second Year         Final Year
                                                                         Year Zero              Degree               Degree             Degree
     •   Engineering and Computing                  High school                                                                                     Graduate!
                                                                      Pre-sessional                                                                             International Incorporated Masters (IIM)
     •   Life Sciences                                                   English
     •   Media                                                         Delivered by                  Continue at
                                                                                                                                                                You will study the IIM at DMUIC             Subjects available:
     •   Pharmacy
                                                                                                                                                                before continuing to your chosen
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •     Art and Design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 E N G LI S H
                                                                                                                                                                postgraduate course at DMU.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •     Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •     Engineering

     INTERNATIONAL FIRST YEAR (IFY)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 LANGUAGE
     – Three-year integrated degree course
     You will study the IFY at DMUIC before                           Stage 1                   Stage 2                  Stage 3                                                    Stage 1                 Stage 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 STU DY
     continuing to Year two of your chosen
                                                                           International                   Second Year               Final Year                                                                       Master’s study
     degree course at DMU.                                                   First Year                      Degree                   Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                         Pre-Master’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       at University                                             Pre-sessional English
                                                    High school                                                                                     Graduate!      Bachelor’s                                                                    Graduate!
                                                                     Pre-sessional English                                                                          degree          Pre-sessional English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pre-sessional English courses lasting
     Subjects available:                                                                                                                                                                                          Continue at
                                                                         Delivered by                                                                                                   Delivered by                                                                             6 or 12 weeks are also available to
                                                                                                        Continue at
     •   Business and Management                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 help you meet our minimum English
     •   Engineering and Computing                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               language requirements if needed.

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WHY CHOOSE DMU?
          De Montfort University is a university ranked Gold in the 2017 Teaching
          Excellence Framework (TEF), the only government-endorsed measure
               of teaching quality in higher education. [Office for Students, 2017]

     Consistently outstanding                                50th in the world for sustainability
     The TEF Panel judged that De Montfort University        DMU has been placed 50th in the world for
     delivers “consistently outstanding teaching, learning   sustainability in the first-ever Times Higher
     and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest     Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.
     quality found in the UK.” [Office for Students, 2017]
                                                             200 best young universities
     Highly successful graduates                             in the world
     97.3% of DMU graduates from summer 2017 are in          DMU was named as one of the 200 best young
     work or further study after graduating, according to    universities in the world (“under the age of 50”) by
     the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education       the Times Higher Education magazine in 2018.
     (DLHE) 2016-17 report [above the sector average
     of 94.6%].

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DISCOVER
                                 LEICESTER
          Centrally located in the heart of England, Leicester has great transport
               connections that bring the rest of the UK within easy reach.

     A vibrant, diverse city                                  A connected city
     Leicester is known for its vibrant culture, diversity    Just over an hour from London by train, Leicester
     and lively atmosphere – a city where there’s always      is centrally located within the UK, meaning that
     something happening. The 2018 Good Growth for            airports and other cities are within easy reach –
     Cities Index named Leicester the 10th best UK            so you’re never too far from friends and family.
     city to live and work in, ahead of London, Brighton,     Within the city itself, Leicester has the best
     Birmingham, and Nottingham. When it comes                connections of any English city other than London
     to affordability, Leicester is also great for cost-of-   and Manchester, based on government data
     living essentials such as food, rent and bills;          showing how quickly people can get to schools,
     the city was judged the third most affordable for        doctors, hospitals and shops on foot or by bus.
     students in 2018’s NatWest Student Living Index.

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AN AMA ZING
                                                                                                                                                                          Travel opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                          Our international experience programme,
                                                                                                                                                                          #DMUglobal, offers subsidised and

     STUDENT EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                          affordable international travel opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                          to all students so that they can enrich their
                                                                                                                                                                          studies and broaden their cultural horizons.
                                                                                                                                                                          More than 13,000 of our students have
                                                                                                                         “I heard how nice Leicester was as a city and
                                                                                                                         people who came here to study said they          travelled overseas to a huge variety of
     Studying at DMU means a great student experience in one of the UK’s best cities.                                    always want to go back. It’s a friendly place.   destinations, including New York, Hong
                                                                                                                         “I like the fact that you can walk everywhere    Kong, San Francisco, Berlin and Tokyo.
                                                                                                                         from campus. The shops are just a few
                                                                                                                         minutes away and there is a really good music
     With a superb location, great amenities, Gold-              First-rate teaching                                                                                          dmuglobal.com
                                                                                                                         scene at places like The Cookie.”
     standard teaching and excellent support services,           DMU is proud to have been recognised with a Gold
     we hope you will feel right at home here.                   rating in the UK government’s official Teaching         Samson Makinde, DMU Economics and                Health and support
                                                                 Excellence Framework for 2017. Our passionate           Finance BSc (Hons)                               The welfare of our students is always
     A fantastic campus                                          and enthusiastic lecturers have also excelled in                                                         our No.1 priority, and we offer a range of
     DMU has recently transformed its campus                     the National Teaching Fellow awards – the most                                                           dedicated services to provide support when
     to create the perfect place for learning and                prestigious awards for excellence in higher education                                                    needed throughout your time at DMU.
     inspiration. From laboratories and art studios              – receiving 20 National Teaching Fellowships                                                             Students have access to mental health
     to study spaces, seminar rooms and lecture                  since the scheme began. DMU’s internationally           “Studying fashion at DMU is phenomenal.          support, counselling, disability services,
     theatres, DMU prioritises modern technologies and           renowned research institutes are also making a          The facilities are fantastic and the tutors      and a medical centre on campus. We also
     equipment to prepare students for the future.               real difference to people’s lives in areas such as      and quality of teaching they deliver for both    run #HealthyDMU – a wellbeing service
                                                                                                                         undergraduate and postgraduate really set it     that aims to help students have a healthy,
                                                                 health, infrastructure, sustainability and economic
                                                                                                                         apart. “I loved my course so much that I was
     Affordability                                               growth: most recently, we launched the Stephen          a student ambassador for three years, which,
                                                                                                                                                                          happy and productive time at university and
     When it comes to affordability, Leicester is great for      Lawrence Research Centre to promote social                                                               develop habits that can enrich wellbeing for
                                                                                                                         among many other things, gave me the chance
     student essentials such as food, rent and bills, and was    justice on a local, national and global scale.          to support with planning for Graduate Fashion    years to come.
     judged the third most affordable city for students in the                                                           Week and the Degree Show.”
     NatWest Student Living Index 2018.                                                                                                                                       dmu.ac.uk/healthy
                                                                                                                         Raabia Arif, Fashion Design BA (Hons)

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STU D E NT
                                                                                                                                                                       V LO G S:
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                                                                                                                                                                       and advice on what to expect
                                                                                                                                                                       from your course, our student
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                        STUDENT LIFE
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             Our students tell us that DMU is the perfect size – large enough to
              provide support, yet compact and friendly enough to call home.

     We also run a range of events and services to help          Faith and worship
     you settle into student life once you arrive here.          DMU welcomes students from all faiths and
                                                                 none, and if needed, we can help you find your
     International Welcome Week                                  religion’s community in Leicester. DMU has
     Every September we hold an International Welcome
     Week specially for our international students. There
                                                                 its own chapel as well as one of the biggest
                                                                 Muslim prayer rooms of any UK university. Our                                                         #D M U F O R LI F E
     will be activities, day trips and entertainment – and we    chaplaincy also provides a wide range of spiritual
     will be able to answer all your questions about DMU.        and practical support to all our students.
                                                                                                                                                                       Being a part of the DMU family
     Student Gateway                                             De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU)                                                                     isn’t just about the years spent
     The Student Gateway is DMU’s one-stop shop                  As a DMUIC student, you automatically become                                                          with us on campus: we also
                                                                                                                         “I chose to study at DMU because it fitted
     for any non-academic enquiries. Our friendly                a member of De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU)
     team will be able to give advice on important               – an independent student-run organisation that
                                                                                                                         my idea of what I thought university would    encourage our alumni to be
     subjects such as careers, housing, money,                   serves the DMU community. DSU provides access
                                                                                                                         be like, and DMU is in the UK which is one    an active part of our global
                                                                                                                         of the top creative countries in the world.   and local family through
     welfare support and international issues.                   to 120 societies, 40+ sports clubs, numerous
                                                                                                                         The teachers and staff at DMUIC are
                                                                 volunteering groups, and Demon Media, the De
                                                                                                                         wonderful people. They will make sure you
                                                                                                                                                                       #DMUforlife. All DMU alumni
     Health and wellbeing                                        Montfort student media group – all of which give
                                                                                                                         stay focused and on-track.”                   have lifelong access to support
     De Montfort Surgery is an NHS general practitioners’        you the chance to be involved with something
                                                                 amazing and build memories that will last a lifetime.
                                                                                                                                                                       and networking opportunities
     surgery on the edge of campus that provides medical
     care for our students and some local residents. DMU
                                                                                                                         Karina Basurto, Mexico, DMU Product           as well as discounts and
                                                                                                                         Design graduate. Karina started her           memberships on campus.
     also offers a confidential counselling service, giving
                                                                                                                         degree at DMUIC with International
     you the opportunity to talk with someone who is
                                                                                                                         Year Zero: Art and Design.
     impartial and separate from work, social and family life.                                                                                                            dmu.ac.uk/alumni

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Superb facilities
                                                                                                                     • The Watershed is our indoor training
                                                                                                                       environment for sports clubs and
                                                                                                                       societies, and is home to fencing,
                                                                                                                       archery, dodgeball, korfball, and land-
                                                                                                                       training facilities for rowing. The centre
                                                                                                                       also offers a dedicated strength and
                                                                                                                       conditioning gym for club members,
                                                                                                                       where coaches work with sports teams
                                                                                                                       to develop fitness and strength.

                                                                                                                     • Our Beaumont Park facility boasts a
                                                                                                                       newly improved clubhouse, two all-
                                                                                                                       weather 3G artificial pitches, two FA-
                                                                                                                       standard grass pitches, and floodlights
                                                                                                                       for night games.

                                                                                                                     • The Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee
                                                                                                                       Leisure Centre has a 25-metre six-
                                                                                                                       lane swimming pool, sauna, 13-metre
                                                                                                                       climbing wall, sports hall, free-weights
                                                                                                                       area, fitness suite, and a comprehensive
                                                                                                                       fitness programme with a variety of
                                                                                                                       activities from aerobics and abs blast to
                                                                                                                       yoga and Zumba.

                                                                                                                     Sporting partnerships

                 SPORTS AT DMU
                                                                                                                     Leicester is a city with many great sporting
                                                                                                                     achievements, and DMU is proud of its
                                                                                                                     success. As an official partner to Premier
                                                                                                                     League football club Leicester City, our
                   Whether you play at competition level or simply want to try out                                   long-standing links with the club generate
                    a new activity, there is a sports club for everyone at DMU.                                      placement opportunities for our students
                                                                                                                     – as well as ticket offers that could let you
                                                                                                                     see some of the world’s best players in
     DMUsport provides a choice of more than 30            activities, such as indoor tennis, basketball, lacrosse
                                                                                                                     action just five minutes from campus.
     sports clubs, from basketball and boxing to judo,     and badminton. We also work to educate students
     football, triathlon and snow sports – and we aim      about how to lead a fit and active lifestyle, balance
     to give every student opportunities to take part in   sports with studies, and maintain a healthy diet.         DMU also has partnerships with other
     sport, whatever your ability or confidence level.                                                               major competitive teams – including
                                                               dmu.ac.uk/sport                                       Leicester Tigers, the 10-time English
     Our #DMUactive programme is delivered by                                                                        Rugby Union champions, and Leicester
     students and offers an extensive range of free
                                                                                                                     Riders, Britain’s oldest professional
                                                                                                                     basketball team and three-year back-
                                                                                                                     to-back British League champions.

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CAREERS
                         From the moment you arrive at DMU, our careers
                       programme can help you transform into a work-ready
                         graduate with professional skills and experience.

     To prepare for today’s competitive job market, students     Our dedicated careers team also provides DMU
     often need to think about developing professional skills    students and graduates with support through one-
     while still at university. Statistics show that employers   to-one sessions and professional networking events.
     prefer to hire someone with six months of experience        Past and present students automatically have access
     rather than a new graduate – even one with an               to MyGateway – our online careers portal for jobs,
     amazing academic record. It’s therefore essential for       events, and face-to-face appointments where you can
     students to undertake work experience so that they          discuss finances, mental health and disability support.
     can demonstrate commitment, develop skills and
     learn about their chosen field before they graduate.           dmu.ac.uk/dmuworks

     DMU Works                                                   Volunteering
     Our extensive DMU Works careers programme aims to           Students can gain volunteering experience with our
     help all our students become adaptable and business-        award-winning #DMUlocal initiative – a scheme that
     aware through professional experience opportunities.        uses the knowledge and skills of students and staff       Amazing partnerships
     Students are helped to understand personal strengths        to help the local community. Square Mile India, our       DMU is working with the United Nations to help
     and develop the skills and qualities that today’s           expansion of this initiative, allows staff and students   support refugees worldwide by taking a lead role in the
     employers are looking for. Activities include:              to travel to Ahmedabad to make a difference to            #JoinTogether campaign. Our students and staff have
                                                                 the lives of those in disadvantaged communities.          visited the UN headquarters in New York to work on
     • Professional experience, one-year placements,                                                                       the project, and DMU is the only UK university to have
       flexible internships and part-time work                      dmu.ac.uk/dmulocal                                     been named as a hub for one of the UN’s Sustainable
                                                                                                                           Development Goals. DMU is also a founding partner
     • Work-readiness training, coaching and development
                                                                 Work while studying                                       of the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, one of the
     • Industry insider visits                                   Whether you want a part-time job for a couple of          world’s largest trade, culture and technology fairs.
                                                                 hours a week or a full-time position for a short
     Professional experience can range from a year’s             period, the campus-based Unitemps recruitment             An approach that works
     placement to spending a day on site with an employer,       agency has opportunities for paid work both               At DMU we count Oscar-winners amongst our
     typically in the UK or Europe. Students have                inside the university and in the local area.              graduates – as well as many who have gone on to
     previously visited the BBC Media City in Manchester,                                                                  great jobs with organisations like Warner Bros, the
     the Paris headquarters of Enterprise Rent-A-Car,                                                                      BBC, IBM, Tommy Hilfiger, Nickelodeon, River Island,
     the BMW Motorrad factory in Berlin, and Victoria’s                                                                    HSBC, Nike, Gucci, BMW, Levi’s, NASA, the NHS,
     Secret and GAP headquarters in New York.                                                                              Disney and Adidas to name just a few.

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Some halls also offer one
                                                                                                                                                                          or more of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                 En-suite bathrooms
                                                                                                                                                                                 (all with showers, no baths)

                                                                                                                                                                                 Deluxe/premium/double bedrooms –
                                                                                                                                                                                 pay more for a larger room with more
                                                                                                                                                                                 storage and/or a double bed (single
                                                                                                                                                                                 occupancy only)

                                                                                                                                                                                 Self-contained studio apartments

                                                                                                                                                                                 Contents insurance

                                                                                                                                                                                 Common rooms

            ACCOMMODATION                                                                                                                                                 As a guideline you can expect rent prices to
                                                                                                                                                                          range from £97 per week for a standard non
                                                                                                                                                                          en-suite room to £191 per week for
                                                                                                                                                                          a studio*.
          With a range of comfortable and modern rooms close to campus, DMU
           provides high-quality accommodation perfectly suited to your needs.
                                                                                                                                                                          Book your room online
                                                                                                                                                                          Our online booking system makes reserving
                                                                                                                                                                          your accommodation a quick and easy process.
     If you want to get the most out of your university   What’s included?
     experience, the right accommodation is hugely                                                                                                                        Once you have chosen DMUIC as your firm
     important. With ten DMU halls of residence for                                                                                                                       choice, we’ll invite you to book your room and
                                                             Shared kitchen facilities: fridge/freezer
     international students, you have a great choice                                                                                                                      provide you with all of the necessary details*.
                                                             and cooker at minimum, though most
     of places to live either on campus or within            include a microwave, kettle, toaster, iron/
     10 minutes’ walk. Our flats are mostly en suite
                                                             ironing board and vacuum cleaner.                                                                            Private renting
     and self-catered with shared kitchens and                                                                                                                            Private accommodation options are also
     laundry facilities on site, and there is a choice                                                                                                                    available as an alternative to university
                                                             Shared laundry facilities
     of mixed or same-gender flats available.
                                                                                                                                                                          accommodation. Whether you want to live
                                                             Furnished bedrooms                                                                                           independently in Leicester or stay on campus,
     Each year, we guarantee rooms in our halls of
                                                                                                                                                                          there is something to suit everyone.
     residence for all new international students
                                                             Internet access (additional charges may apply)
     who accept a place by our deadline.
                                                                                                                                                                          For help securing private living
                                                             On-site hall manager and visiting                                                                            accommodation, please contact the DMUIC
     Find out more at:
                                                             residence coordinators                                                                                       Student Services at college@dmu.ac.uk

        dmu.ac.uk/accommodation
                                                             Secure postal points
                                                                                                                                                                          All DMU halls of residence are signed up to the
        dmu.ac.uk/internationalaccommodation                                                                                                                              Universities UK national student accommodation code
                                                                                                                                                                          of practice. We aim to offer a healthy, safe environment
                                                             Security staff either on-site or on-call 24/7                                                                with the professional level of service you would
                                                                                                                                                                          expect. University-sourced, privately managed halls
     All Tier 4 students are expected to live within a                                                                                                                    are signed up to the equivalent Accreditation Network
                                                             CCTV and/or electronic door entry systems                                                                    UK (ANUK)/Unipol national code, which commits
     commutable distance of our Leicester campus.                                                                                                                         providers to maintaining professional benchmark
     Please refer to page 73 for more information.                                                                                                                        standards for large student developments.
                                                             Bike parking/storage

                                                                                                              * Online booking is not available for students joining in
                                                                                                              January, March and August.

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                                                                                                                                      2    Bede Hall (hall of residence)                 24   Liberty Court (private hall of residence)
                                                  13                                                                                  3    Bede Island (Technology, Leicester            25   Liberty Park (private hall of residence)
                                                                                                                                           Media School)
                                                                                                                                                                                         26   Main campus car park
                                                                                                                                      4    Campus Centre Building
                                                            26                                                                                                                           27   Mill Studios
                                                                                                                                      5    Chantry Building
                                                                                                                                                                                         28   Newarke Point (private hall of residence)
           2                                                                                                                          6    Clephan Building and Courtyard Studios
                                                                                                                                           (Arts, Design and Humanities; Technology)     29   New Wharf (hall of residence)

                                                                                                                                      7    Edith Murphy House (Health and                30   PACE Building (Performance Arts Centre for
                                                                                                                                           Life Sciences)                                     Excellence, Arts, Design and Humanities)

                                                                                                                                      8    Eric Wood Building and Learning Zone          31   Portland Building
          40                                                                                                                          9    Estates Development Building                  32   Queen’s Building (Computing, Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                              and Media)
                                                                                                                                      10   Estates Services Building, including
                                                                                                                                           Security Office                               33   The Grange (private hall of residence)

                                                                                                                                      11   Filbert Village (private hall of residence)   34   The Greenhouse and
                                                                                                                                                                                              Accommodation Office
                                                                                                                                      12   Food Village
     41                                                                                                                                                                                  35   The Philip Tasker Building (DMU
                                                                                                                                      13   Forensic Science Facility                          International College)
                                                                                                                                      14   Gateway House (Computing, Engineering         36   The Queen Elizabeth II
                                                                                                                                           and Media Student Gateway)                         Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre
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                                                                                                                                      15   The Glassworks (private hall of residence)    37   The Venue@DMU
                                                                                                                                      16   Hawthorn Building (Health and                 38   Trinity House
                                                                                                                                           Life Sciences)
                                                                                                                                                                                         39   Vijay Patel Building
                                                                                                                                      17   Heritage Centre (based within                      (Arts, Design and Humanities, The Confucius
                                                                                                                                           Hawthorn Building)                                 Institute, The Centre for English Language)
                                                                                                                                      18   Heritage House                                40   Waterway Gardens (hall of residence)

                                                                                                                                      19   Hugh Aston Building (Business and Law)        41   Watershed Centre

                                                                                                                                      20   Innovation Centre                             M    The Magazine Gateway
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                                                                                                                                      21   John Whitehead Building                            Pedestrianised area

                                                                                                                                      22   Kimberlin Library

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INTERNATIONAL
     INCORPORATED
       BACHELORS
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INTERNATIONAL                                                                                                 W H AT TO E X P E CT
                                                                                                                               O N TH I S C O U R S E
                 INCORPORATED                                                                                                  Assessment

                   BACHELORS
                                                                                                                               Throughout your undergraduate pathway course you
                                                                                                                               will be continuously assessed to make sure that you
                                                                                                                               are on track. We will give feedback in person and in
                                                                                                                               writing so that you know how you are doing and how
                                                                                                                               to improve. Through project work, you will learn to
        The International Incorporated Bachelors (IIB) offers you a different start to your                                    work independently and in groups, and we will also
      undergraduate study at DMU, strengthening your English abilities and introducing the                                     assess your progress through tests and exams. Any
     key concepts and academic skills required for your chosen degree subject. Depending                                       assignments will be graded and critiqued by your tutor.
          on your academic profile, you can study a three or four-year degree course.
                                                                                                                               Teaching to university standards
                                                                                                                               Our classes prepare you for higher education
                                                                                                                               at DMU to give you the best preparation for
      International Year Zero (IYZ):                                                                                           DMU’s lecture halls and classrooms and bridge
      The IYZ is the first year of the four-year IIB. Your first year is taught at
                                                                                                                               the gap from secondary to tertiary education.
      DMUIC. Once you successfully complete this year, you will continue
      studying the remaining stages of your degree course directly with DMU.

                                     Stage 1              Stage 2           Stage 3             Stage 4

                                      International           First Year          Second Year         Final Year
                                        Year Zero              Degree               Degree             Degree
                  High School                                                                                      Graduate!
                                     Pre-sessional
                                        English
                                     Delivered by                   Continue at

      International First Year (IFY):
      The IFY is the first year of the three-year IIB and is taught at DMUIC.
      It is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level.
      Once you have successfully completed this year, you will move directly
      to the second year of your degree study with DMU.

                                     Stage 1                   Stage 2                  Stage 3

                                          International                   Second Year               Final Year
                                            First Year                      Degree                   Degree
                  High School                                                                                      Graduate!
                                    Pre-sessional English
                                        Delivered by
                                                                       Continue at

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International Incorporated Bachelors

                           INTERNATIONAL
                             YEAR ZERO
                       Get the perfect start to your degree at DMU with the International
                       Year Zero (IYZ). You will study the first stages of the four-year IIB
                             at DMUIC in order to complete your degree at DMU.

     International Year Zero (IYZ)                                        Study Skills III: Communication
                                                                          In this module you will study referencing in academic writing,
     You can choose one from the following six routes:                    learn how to avoid plagiarism, experience note-taking in a
     •   Art and Design                 •   Media                         lecture hall environment, and develop your confidence by
     •   Business and Law               •   Life Sciences                 undertaking exercises in public speaking and debating.
     •   Engineering and Computing •        Pharmacy
                                                                          Each route is three terms plus an optional additional 6 or 12 week
                                                                          pre-sessional English course depending on your level of English.
     Common modules for all IYZ pathways
                                                                          You will study English for Academic Purposes (EAP), including
                                                                          Study Skills.
     English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
     It is vital you can communicate in English and understand your
     lectures. In addition to other core modules, there is a continuous   Entry requirements
     English language module to help you improve your skills. You                                            English Language
     will learn how to express your opinions and arguments in writing     Course                             Requirements
     as well as through speech, produce written academic work             IYZ                                IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5
     and enhance your research skills. Our teachers are experts at        +6 week Pre-sessional English IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5
     helping you improve your English for the purpose of studying and     +12 week Pre-sessional English IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0
     communicating at university and beyond.
                                                                          We accept a range of English language qualifications such as
     Study Skills modules                                                 the Pearson Test of English (PTE). For more information visit
     Depending on your choice of course, you will study one or more of    dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC
     these modules to enhance your academic skills.

     Study Skills I: Introduction to DMU                                  Continuing your degree at DMU
     This module is designed to help students make the transition to      You must select your degree when you apply. Once you have
     UK Higher Education. Students will be introduced to a range of       successfully completed the first stage of the course at DMUIC, you
     study skills that will help them become more successful in their     will continue onto the next stage of your chosen degree at DMU.
     studies at DMU. During the module, students will build a portfolio
     of work and engage in their first academic presentation in a
     university setting.

     Study Skills II: IT and Numeracy
     You will gain a foundation in IT skills and enhance your math
     abilities. You will learn how to use Microsoft Office Word, Excel
     and PowerPoint.

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Modules:                                                           Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                                   Art portfolio                                                      DMU’s art, design, architecture and fashion courses nurture
                                                                                                                                   This module is designed to assist you in creating a portfolio of   creativity and encourage experimentation by offering
                                                                                                                                   work in your chosen continuation route.                            industry-standard facilities. The award-winning Vijay
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Patel Building brings many of our art, design architecture
                                                                                                                                   2D and 3D media processes                                          and fashion courses together into a striking building.
                                                                                                                                   You will explore different media through the use of 2D and 3D
                                                                                                                                   processes such as drawing, print, painting and collage.            You will also benefit from using DMU’s extensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                      range of specialist facilities, including professionally
                                                                                                                                   Contextual studies in art, design and media                        equipped studios with extensive pattern-cutting tables,
                                                                                                                                   This module helps you to develop a critical understanding of       print rooms, CAD suites and textile testing labs. Take a
                                                                                                                                   contemporary, historical and cultural influences to inspire and    look at our stunning showcase at dmu.ac.uk/aad
                                                                                                                                   inform your own practice.

                                                                                                                                   Researching and recording digital arts
                                                                                                                                   This module will introduce you to the use of computers,
                                                                                                                                   photography and digital editing software. You will use these
                                                                                                                                   skills to develop a digital portfolio (website) related to your
                                                                                                                                   continuation route.
                                                 International Year Zero (IYZ)

                         A RT A N D D E S I G N                                                                                    English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
                                                                                                                                   (See page 32)

                                                                                                                                   Study Skills I (See page 32)
                      This is a practical course that includes creative work as well as theory.
                     You will learn how to manage creative projects and prepare your portfolio.
                      Whether you are going on to study fashion or architecture, you will learn
                                 the foundations needed for your chosen discipline.                                                For more detailed information on the modules
                                                                                                                                   you will study please visit:

                             Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / September
                                                                                                                                       dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Art-and-Design                             H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      DMU is ranked in no.1 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Architecture in the East Midlands for
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ‘Graduate Prospectus’ according to
                                                                                                                                       Khanh Nguyen,                                                  the Complete University Guide 2020.
                                                                                                                                       Architecture

                                                                                                                                       Architecture graduate,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Contour Fashion BA (Hons) will
     Continuation degrees:                                                                                                             Khanh Nguyen, presented                                        see you work to briefs with global
                                                                                                                                       his unique designs for high-                                   brands such as ASOS, Curvy Kate
     BA (Hons)                      Fashion Buying with Design      Fine Art                        Product and Furniture Design       rise living to a huge audience                                 and Lycra.
     Animation                      Fashion Buying with Product     Footwear Design                 Product Design                     at Hong Kong’s GREAT Festival
                                    Development                                                                                        of Innovation. His ‘Vertical Village’ designs                  At DMU you will learn about the
     Architecture                                                   Game Art                        Textile Design                     then went on to win the first prize out of 1,000
                                    Fashion Communication                                                                              entries in the Zealous Emerge Architecture
                                                                                                                                                                                                      academic, professional, industrial
     Contour Fashion                                                Graphic Design
                                    and Styling
                                                                                                    BSc (Hons)                         Awards. Khanh thanked his tutor, Dr. Hadi, for                 and commercial challenges of
     Contour Fashion                                                Graphic Design (Illustration)                                                                                                     design practice.
                                    Fashion Design                                                                                     all his support: “The answer lies in discovering
     Communication                                                                                  Architectural Technology
                                                                    Interior Design                                                    how we live, work and play, what we enjoy and
                                    Fashion Textile Design
     Design Crafts                                                                                  Product Design
                                                                    Photography and Video                                              what we need for wellbeing. The challenge in                   DMU is ranked in the Top 10 for
                                                                                                                                       design is how we shape that environment that                   Fashion and Textiles in the UK,
                                                                                                                                       effectively or positively affects social life.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                      according to The Guardian University
     Additional entry requirements apply for entry onto this pathway course.                                                                                                                          Guide 2020.

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Compulsory modules:                                                   Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                                                     Business Functions                                                    DMU courses are designed with employability in mind,
                                                                                                                                                     This module will give you an excellent understanding of the           and lecturers share their expertise and real-world
                                                                                                                                                     different types of business organisations in the public, private      experience to help students develop sought-after skills
                                                                                                                                                     and not-for-profit sectors.                                           and knowledge in their chosen industry.

                                                                                                                                                     Introduction to Accounting
                                                                                                                                                     This module is designed to introduce you to the basic theory
                                                                                                                                                     and mechanics of accounting to prepare you for the first year
                                                                                                                                                     of your degree.

                                                                   International Year Zero (IYZ)                                                     Modules: Business-related degrees

                    BUSINESS AND LAW                                                                                                                 Understanding Management
                                                                                                                                                     The module provides an introduction to management in
                                                                                                                                                     modern business enterprises, exploring the role and function
                                                                                                                                                     of managers within this context.
                             This course is designed to give you a solid grounding in the basic
                           principles of management, marketing strategy and economics as well
                                                                                                                                                     Business Economics in Context
                            as law, government and society, depending on your chosen route of
                                                                                                                                                     The module analyses key international issues through the lens
                                     study. Students on this course will gain insight into
                                                                                                                                                     of the principles and terminology used in economics.
                            a wide number of organisational practices, theories and behaviours.

                                  Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / April1 / September
                                                                                                                                                     Modules: Politics, Psychology
                                                                                                                                                     and Law-related degrees                                               H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                                     Introduction to Legal Principles and Systems (Law)                    DMU is a Gold Status Association
                                                                                                                                                     The module has a focus on the law as it relates to businesses         of Chartered Certified Accountants
                                                                                                                                                     and provides a functional knowledge of basic rights and liabilities   (ACCA) Learning Partner and
                                                                                                                                                     in law that may affect a modern business.                             accredited by the Chartered Institute of
     Continuation degrees:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Management Accountants (CIMA).
     BA (Hons)                                   Business Management                         International Relations   Psychology                    Government and Society
                                                 and Law                                                                                             This module provides students with an excellent introduction          100% of DMU Business and
     Accounting and Business                                                                 International Relations   Psychology with Criminology
     Management                                  Economics                                   and Politics                                            to the political and social structures of the society highlighting    Management graduates from
                                                                                                                       Psychology with                                                                                     2017 are in work or further study
                                                                                                                                                     the role of media and crime in society.
     Accounting and Economics                    Economics and Politics                      Law and Economics         Education Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           after graduating, according to the
     Accounting and Finance                      Fashion Buying with Marketing               Marketing                 Psychology with Health                                                                              Destinations of Leavers from Higher
                                                                                                                       and Wellbeing in Society
     Advertising and Marketing                   Fashion Buying with                         Politics                                                                                                                      Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report.
     Communications                              Merchandising
                                                                                             Public Administration                                   Core Modules (Compulsory)
     Arts and Festivals Management               History and International                   and Management            LLB (Hons)                                                                                          DMU is the only university in the UK
                                                 Relations
     Business and Management                                                                                           Business Law                  English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 32)                     to hold both Congress to Campus
     Business Entrepreneurship
                                                 History and Politics                        BSc (Hons)                Law                           Study Skills I (See page 32)                                          and European Parliament to Campus
     and Innovation                              Human Resource Management                   Economics                 Law and Criminal Justice      Study Skills II (See page 32)                                         events, featuring visits from prominent
     Business Management                         International Marketing                     Global Finance                                          Study Skills III (See page 32)                                        political figures to enhance your study
     and Economics                               and Business                                                                                                                                                              experience.
                                                                                             Global Leadership
     Business Management                         International Business                      and Management
     and HRM                                                                                                                                                                                                               Students at Leicester De Montfort Law
                                                                                                                                                     For more detailed information on the modules                          School have access to a crown court –
                                                                                                                                                     you will study please visit:                                          a site of trials since the Middle Ages –
     1
      Starting your degree studies in April means that you move onto stage 2 at DMUIC - International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a civil court and a contemporary mock
     First Year - before joining DMU for the final two years of your chosen degree course.                                                               dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Business-and-Law                              court room.

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Modules: Engineering-related degrees                              Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                                                    Engineering Sciences                                              Courses at DMU across Engineering and Computing
                                                                                                                                                    This module introduces you to the most important concepts         focus on exploring innovative new developments in
                                                                                                                                                    of mechanical and electrical theory and practice.                 the field and work with organisations at the forefront
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of research. A number of courses are accredited by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      professional bodies and DMU has links with renowned
                                                                                                                                                    		                                                                companies such as Hewlett Packard (HP), Deloitte, IBM,
                                                                                                                                                    Modules: Computing-related degrees                                BT and Airbus UK.

                                                                                                                                                    Computer Skills and Research
                                                                                                                                                    This module will help you develop the IT, mathematical,
                                                                                                                                                    communication, research and study skills required to prepare      H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                                    for specialist IT and computing degrees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Take advantage of our great facilities
                                                                                                                                                    e-Commerce Computing                                              - including a dedicated CAD design
                                                                   International Year Zero (IYZ)                                                    This module will provide you with a practical introduction to     suite, a purpose-built engine testing

                                 ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                                                    the technology, terminology, and business aspects of the          facility, and a specialised open-
                                                                                                                                                    computing world.                                                  plan laboratory for the study of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      thermofluids, solid mechanics

                               A N D C O M P UTI N G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and dynamics.

                                                                                                                                                    Core Modules (Compulsory)                                         Benefit from work placement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      opportunities that enhance your
                                                                                                                                                    Mathematics                                                       practical and professional skills.
                         This is a broad course encompassing key principles of both disciplines.
                                                                                                                                                    This module will help you to develop basic mathematical skills.   Recent Engineering DMU placements
                          Designed to give you a foundation in real-world systems, this course
                                                                                                                                                    These skills will be developed to help you solve a range of       have been undertaken at Cummings,
                         will prepare you for a degree across a range of exciting areas including
                                                                                                                                                    engineering and computing problems.                               Network Rail and Caterpillar.
                              Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and Aeronautical Engineering.
                                                                                                                                                    Problem Solving and Programming                                   Students have access to 100
                                                                                                                                                    This module will introduce you to practical computer              high-spec PCs running Windows/
                                                                                                                                                    applications. You will learn how data is used and develop         Linux across five interconnected
                                  Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / April1 / September
                                                                                                                                                    problem solving skills and computer logic.                        computer labs.

                                                                                                                                                    Creative Technology Project                                       100% of DMU Computing graduates
                                                                                                                                                    This module will bring together the skills you have learned       from summer 2017 are in work or
                                                                                                                                                    from your other modules to produce a final project. This will     further study after graduating
                                                                                                                                                    involve project management, planning, problem solving and         (DLHE 2016-17 report)
                                                                                                                                                    team work.
     Continuation degrees:
                                                                                                                                                    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 32)
     BSc (Hons)                                  Computer Games Programming                  Intelligent Systems        Electrical and Electronic
                                                                                                                        Engineering                 Study Skills I (See page 32)
     Architectural Technology                    Computer Science                            Software Engineering
                                                                                                                                                    Study Skills III (See page 32)                                    DMU Racing
                                                                                                                        Energy Engineering
     Business Information Systems                Cyber Security                                                                                                                                                       Students can take part in Formula Student which is one
                                                                                                                        Mechatronics
     Computing                                   Digital Forensics                           BEng (Hons)                                                                                                              of Europe’s most established educational engineering
                                                                                                                        Mechanical Engineering                                                                        competitions organised by Institution of Mechanical
     Computing for Business                      Information and                             Aeronautical Engineering
                                                 Communication Technology                                                                           For more detailed information on the modules                      Engineers (IMechE). It includes design, manufacture and
                                                                                                                                                    you will study please visit:                                      testing of a petrol or an electric car. You can join either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      team and actively participate in building DMU race cars
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      Starting your degree studies in April means that you move onto stage 2 at DMUIC - International
     First Year - before joining DMU for the final two years of your chosen degree course.                                                              dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Engineering-and-Computing                 for this event.

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Modules: Psychology-related degrees                                  Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                             Introduction To Psychology                                           By studying with DMU, you will benefit from high-quality
                                                                                                                             This module introduces you to the main theoretical                   teaching and a recent £12 million investment in faculty
                                                                                                                             approaches and perspectives in the study of Psychology.              facilities, including industry-standard laboratories and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  equipment. 98% of DMU health and life sciences
                                                                                                                             Research Methods                                                     graduates are in employment or further study within six
                                                                                                                             In this module, you will gain an understanding of the                months of graduating.2 Graduates have gone on to work
                                                                                                                             main scientific research methods, their advantages and               for employers that include the NHS, Alliance Boots, the
                                                                                                                             disadvantages, and areas of application.                             Ministry of Defence and 3M.

                                                                                                                             Government and Society
                                                                                                                             This module provides students with an excellent introduction
                                                                                                                             to the political and social structures of the society highlighting
                                                                                                                             the role of media and crime in society.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Psychology courses are accredited
                                                                                                                                                                                                  by the British Psychological Society,

                                                                                                                                                                                                  ensuring your teaching remains
                                                                                                                             Modules: Life Sciences-related degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                                  relevant to the latest developments
                                                                                                                                                                                                  in the sector.
                                                                                                                             Basic Microbiology
                                                                                                                             This module introduces you to aspects of fundamental
                                                                                                                                                                                                  DMU Forensic Science has been
                                                                                                                             microbiology required for the study of Biomedical Science and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ranked TOP 15 in the UK by the
                                                                                                                             Medical Sciences at undergraduate level.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Complete University Guide 2020.
                                                                                                                             Introductory Biochemistry
                                                          International Year Zero (IYZ)                                      This module aims to provide a solid foundation in the

                                       LI F E S C I E N C E S
                                                                                                                             fundamentals of biochemistry needed for specialist subjects
                                                                                                                             in the various Life Science programmes.

                                                                                                                             Chemical Principles
                 A career in science is challenging, but the rewards are huge – you will be at the                           This module is designed to introduce students to basic
                 forefront of the latest medical discoveries and have the chance to help others.                             chemical theories which underpin biological activity. The
                  On this course, you will be given a thorough grounding in human biology and                                relevance and application of these chemical principles to the
                 chemistry to ensure you have the skills and expertise to continue your degree.                              life science disciplines will be outlined and discussed.

                                      Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / September             Core Modules (Compulsory)

                                                                                                                             Cell Biology
                                                                                                                             This module aims to introduce you to the basic concepts of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Thivanka, from Sri
                                                                                                                             anatomy, histology and physiology as an integrated experience            Lanka, completed
                                                                                                                             of theory and laboratory observation.                                    IYZ Life Sciences and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      is now studying BSc
     Continuation degrees:                                                                                                   English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 32)                        (Hons) Biomedical
                                                                                                                             Study Skills I (See page 32)                                             Science
     BA (Hons)                               BSc (Hons)                     Psychology                     BMedSci (Hons)    Study Skills II (See page 32)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Biomedical Science
     Criminology                             Biomedical Science             Psychology with Criminology    Medical Science                                                                            is everything I hoped for, it is
     Criminology with Psychology             Forensic Science               Psychology with                                                                                                           absolutely incredible. DMUIC prepared me well
                                                                            Education Studies                                                                                                         for it. Had it not been for DMUIC, I would
     Criminal Investigation and              Nutrition
     Policing Studies (non-prac­tice)                                       Psychology with Health                           For more detailed information on the modules                             have struggled. My tutors at DMUIC
                                             Speech and Language                                                                                                                                      were astoundingly supportive.”
                                                                            and Wellbeing in Society                         you will study please visit:
                                             Therapy1

     Additional entry requirements apply
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                                                                                                                                 dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Life-Sciences

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Modules:                                                           Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                                        Media Studies I                                                    The Leicester Media School offers a range of technical,
                                                                                                                                        This module aims to introduce you to the key concepts              creative and communications courses. Many of DMU
                                                                                                                                        in print and web-based media.                                      courses benefit from industry collaborations and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           partnerships with Channel 4, Creative Media Skills
                                                                                                                                        Media Studies II                                                   and Phoenix Film and Digital Media Centre. The multi-
                                                                                                                                        This module aims to give you a grounding in both the               million pound Creative Technology Studios includes:
                                                                                                                                        theoretical and practical aspects of film making.                  Audio recording studios; Staging and editing equipment;
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Television studies; Mac-equipped computer suites;
                                                                                                                                        Researching and Recording Digital Arts                             Newsroom suites; Broadcast-standard radio production
                                                                                                                                        This module will introduce you to the use of computers,            facilities; Motion-capture equipment and Blue and green
                                                                                                                                        photography and digital editing software. You will use these       screen studios.
                                                                                                                                        skills to develop a digital portfolio (website) related to your
                                                                                                                                        continuation route.

                                                                                                                                        Contextual Studies in Art, Design and Media
                                                                                                                                        This module helps you to develop a critical understanding of
                                                                                                                                        contemporary, historical and cultural influences to inspire and
                                                             International Year Zero (IYZ)                                              inform your own practice.

                                                             MEDIA                                                                      Media Project I
                                                                                                                                        You will learn new skills by creating a project at a basic level
                                                                                                                                        using visual, audio or written work to reflect your chosen
                                                                                                                                        continuation degree in art, design or media.
                               This course introduces you to a wide spectrum of topics. From
                             politics to production, you will study everything you need to get a
                                                                                                                                        Media Project II
                           solid foundation in media and progress to your media-related degree.
                                                                                                                                        This module is designed to build on the skills acquired
                                                                                                                                        in Media Project I. Students will create a project of lower
                                                                                                                                        intermediate level using visual, audio or written work.

                                       Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / September

                                                                                                                                                                                                           H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                        Core Modules (Compulsory)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           DMU’s communication, cultural and
                                                                                                                                        English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 32)                  media studies has been ranked joint
                                                                                                                                        Study Skills I (See page 32)                                       first in the UK for the proportion of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           its research outputs rated as world
     Continuation degrees:                                                                                                                                                                                 leading (4*) in the Research Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Framework 2014, the most recent
     BA (Hons)                                English Language with TESOL    Journalism and Media           BSc (Hons)
                                                                                                                                        For more detailed information on the modules                       evaluation of its kind.
     Communication Arts                       English Literature             Media and Communication        Audio and Recording
                                                                                                                                        you will study please visit:
                                                                                                            Technology
     Creative Writing*                        Film Studies                   Media and Communication                                                                                                       DMU has been running programmes
                                                                             with Languages                 Creative Music Technology                                                                      accredited by the National Council for
     English Language                         Film Studies and Journalism                                                                   dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Media
     English Language with French             Film Studies and Media
                                                                             Music, Technology              Media Production                                                                               the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) for
                                                                             and Performance
                                                                                                            Music Technology                                                                               more than 20 years.
     English Language                         Journalism and
     with Mandarin                            International Relations                                       Visual Effects
     English Language with Spanish            Journalism and Politics
                                                                                                                                                                                                           100% of DMU Music Technology and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Performance graduates from summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                           2017 are in work or further study after
     *Additional entry requirements apply                                                                                                                                                                  graduating (DLHE 2016-17 report).

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Modules:                                                            Continuing your degree at DMU

                                                                                                                   Cell Biology                                                        The Leicester School of Pharmacy at DMU is one of the
                                                                                                                   This module aims to introduce you to the basic concepts             UK’s most established pharmacy schools, with more than
                                                                                                                   of anatomy, histology and physiology through an integrated          100 years of teaching experience; renowned for academic
                                                                                                                   experience of theory and laboratory observation.                    expertise, professional development training and world-
                                                                                                                                                                                       leading research.
                                                                                                                   Introductory Biochemistry
                                                                                                                   In this module you will learn about basic processes such as
                                                                                                                   how humans get their energy from food, how exercise keeps

                                                                                                                                                                                       H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                   us healthy and how diseases attack the body.

                                                                                                                   Chemistry I
                                                                                                                   In this module, you will begin to develop your understanding of     The Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)
                                                                                                                   basic theoretical principles and appropriate laboratory practice.   degree is accredited by the General
                                                                                                                                                                                       Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) to
                                                                                                                   Chemistry II                                                        ensure it delivers the highest possible
                                                                                                                   In this module, you will build on the subject knowledge and         standards for education and training
                                                                                                                   practical skills acquired and developed in Chemistry I.             in a rapidly changing profession.

                                                                                                                                                                                       100% of our Pharmaceutical and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Cosmetic Science graduates from
                                                                                                                   Core Modules (Compulsory)                                           summer 2017 are in work or
                                                                                                                                                                                       further study after graduating
                                                                                                                   English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 32)                   (DLHE 2016-17 report).
                                                                                                                   Study Skills I (See page 32)
                                                             International Year Zero (IYZ)                         Study Skills II (See page 32)

                                                      P H A R M A CY
                                                                                                                   Study Skills III (See page 32)

                        This course gives you the solid foundation in the principles of chemistry                  For more detailed information on the modules
                        and biochemistry that you need to be able to study towards a pharmacy                      you will study please visit:
                               degree with the prestigious Leicester School of Pharmacy.
                                                                                                                       dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IYZ/Pharmacy

                                      Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / September

                                                                                                                                                                                           Yasmin, from Egypt,
                                                                                                                                                                                           completed the IYZ
                                                                                                                                                                                           in Pharmacy and is
                                                                                                                                                                                           currently in year 3
                                                                                                                                                                                           of MPharm Pharmacy.

                                                                                                                                                                                           “I can’t really choose one module that I’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                           enjoyed the most. Each module offers the
     Continuation degrees:                                                                                                                                                                 basics which allow an easy transition into the
                                                                                                                                                                                           first year of university studies. The English
                                                                                                                                                                                           for Academic Purposes (EAP) module has
     BSc (Hons)                                  MPharm (Hons)
                                                                                                                                                                                           helped me gain confidence in speaking and
     Pharmaceutical and                          Pharmacy1                                                                                                                                 conveying ideas in an effective way through
     Cosmetic Science                                                                                                                                                                      seminar discussions and presentations.”

     Additional entry requirements for continuation
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International Incorporated Bachelors

                          INTERNATIONAL
                            FIRST YEAR
                   This course is the first stage of a three-year integrated degree and is studied
                     over three-terms. It is ideal for international students who do not meet the
                   direct entry requirements for a DMU degree. When you successfully complete
                    they IFY, you will continue to the second year of your DMU degree course..

     International First Year (IFY)                                       Entry requirements
                                                                                                              English Language
     You can choose one from the following routes:                        Course                              Requirements
     • Business and Management                                            IFY                                 IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5
     • Engineering and Computing                                          +6 week Pre-sessional English IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5
                                                                          +12 week Pre-sessional English IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0
     Common module for all IFY pathways
                                                                          We accept a range of English language qualifications such as
     English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
                                                                          the Pearson Test of English (PTE). For more information visit
     It is vital you can communicate in English and understand your
                                                                          dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC
     lectures. In addition to other core modules, there is a continuous
     English language module to help you improve your skills. You will
     learn how to express your opinions and arguments in writing as       Continuing your degree at DMU
     well as speech, produce written academic work and enhance your       The first year of your chosen degree course will be studied at
     research skills. Our teachers are experts at helping you improve     DMUIC. Once you have successfully completed the IFY route you
     your English for the purpose of studying and communicating at        will continue directly into the second year of that degree.
     university and beyond.

     Each route is three terms plus an optional additional 6 or 12
     week pre-sessional English programme depending on your level
     of English.

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Modules: Business and                                             Continuing your degree at DMU
                                                                                                                          Management route
                                                                                                                                                                                            By choosing to study in the Faculty of Business and
                                                                                                                          Global Business Issues                                            Law, you will be joining a global community of over
                                                                                                                          This double module introduces current global economic and         6000 students from over 100 nationalities. This
                                                                                                                          business issues and the challenges these pose to managers.        community benefits from DMU’s strong links with
                                                                                                                                                                                            major professional bodies.
                                                                                                                          Principles of Marketing
                                                                                                                          This module provides a basic grounding in and understanding
                                                                                                                          of the theory and practice of marketing as a business
                                                                                                                          management discipline.

                                                                                                                          Introduction to Work and Organisations
                                                                                                                          This module aims to introduce you to the concepts and
                                                                                                                          theories relevant to an understanding of the behaviour of
                                                                                                                          people in organisations.

                                                                                                                          Modules: Accounting and
                                                                                                                          Business Management route

                                                                                                                          Introduction to Accounting
                                                     International First Year (IFY)                                       This is an introduction to the basics of Financial and

                                 BUSINESS AND
                                                                                                                          Management Accounting.

                                                                                                                          Quantitative Methods

                                 M A N A G E M E NT
                                                                                                                          This will introduce you to basic statistics and financial
                                                                                                                          mathematics within a business and organisational context.

                                                                                                                          Introduction to Law
                                                                                                                          This will provide an introduction to the study of law and some
                This course is the first year of a business-related degree. You will learn core                           of the core areas of law, such as contract law.
               subjects relating to management, marketing, business strategy, accounting and
            finance as well as Organisational Behaviour Theory. On successful completion, you
              will continue onto the second year of your chosen undergraduate degree course.
                                                                                                                          Core Modules (Compulsory)

                                 Course duration: Nine months (30 Weeks) • Start dates: January / September               English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (See page 46)
                                                                                                                                                                                            H I G H LI G HTS
                                                                                                                                                                                            Recent graduates from the Faculty of
                                                                                                                          Financial Decision Making                                         Business and Law have progressed
                                                                                                                          This module is intended to give a generalised introduction to     to roles such as Accounts Manager
                                                                                                                          accounting. It concentrates on the use of financial data within   at Red Bull, Assistant Manager
                                                                                                                          business, rather than theory.                                     at Lloyds Banking Group, Project
                                                                                                                                                                                            Manager at Astra Zeneca, Corporate
     Continuation degrees:                                                                                                Academic and Professional Practice                                Business Development Manager at
                                                                                                                          This module will develop the skills you will need in your         BMW and Management Trainee at
     BA (Hons)                          Business Management            International Business         BSc (Hons)          professional career such as time management, presentation         Compass Group PLC.
                                        and HRM                                                                           skills and organisation.
     Accounting and Business                                           International Marketing        Global Leadership
     Management                         Business and Management        and Business                   and Management
     Advertising and Marketing          Business and Marketing         Marketing                                                                                                            Note:
     Communications                                                                                                                                                                         Students who have progressed from IYZ Business and Law
                                                                                                                          For more detailed information on the modules                      to IFY take the following subject modules in lieu of EAP:
                                                                                                                          you will study please visit:                                      - Introduction to Human Resources
                                                                                                                                                                                            - Enterprise and Innovation
                                                                                                                              dmu.ac.uk/DMUIC/IFY/Business-and-Management
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