Department profile

Faculty of Business and Law

De Montfort University
2023/24 edition

About Faculty of Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law at De Montfort University (DMU) offers a wide range of industry-aligned postgraduate courses. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, our courses aim to provide you with a platform to enhance your career prospects. Within the Faculty there are two Schools:

Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS)

LCBS takes an innovative approach to learning by giving high calibre students from around the world the skills needed to succeed in the 21st century. Courses have been designed with employability in mind, you will learn from experienced academics and business and industry leaders, who bring their wealth of knowledge to their teaching and will challenge you to think critically and globally. You will also have access to high levels of support to help you prepare for your future career.

Leicester De Montfort Law School

Since its formation in 1989, Leicester De Montfort Law School has provided the training needs of those entering the legal profession. The School offers you individual careers advice, support and the opportunity to be involved in pro bono work. All the while learning in a friendly and nurturing environment, with a dedicated team boasting practical experience and invaluable links with both commercial and traditional practices.traditional practices.

Outstanding facilities

We have invested £136 million transforming our campus into a modern, inspiring environment. We continually improve our facilities, working with industry to ensure equipment and workspaces replicate those used by professionals.

In the Hugh Aston Building, the Bloomberg Trading Room give students access to the same information as leaders in business, finance and government, bringing the real world of work into the classroom.

You will also benefit from our fantastic facilities including an integrated law library, mock courtroom and client interviewing room.

Why you should choose to study with us

  • DMU Graduates have gone onto roles at E.ON, PwC, Mattel Inc., Deutsche Bank, HSBC and KPMG
  • Be part of a thriving, international community that benefits from the many nationalities and cultures of its students and staff
  • Benefit from strong links with major professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, CIM and CMI, offering recognition and significant exemptions from professional courses across a wide range of subject areas
  • You may have the opportunity to take part in a DMU Global international trip
  • Gain a practical experience through our modern facilities including a Bloomberg Trading room and mock courtroom.

Fees, funding and costs

We have a range of funding options and are committed to helping our students enhance their careers and personal development.

We also offer a number of tuition fee discounts and country-specific scholarships for international students who wish to study a postgraduate course.

Fees vary between each course - visit our postgraduate course listings for the most up to date information.


  • Arts, Design and Humanities
  • Business and Law
  • Computing, Engineering and Media
  • Health and Life Sciences


Are you interested in studying a Master’s degree at De Montfort University? Join us at our postgraduate digital event to find out more about courses, scholarships, careers and what it’s like to be an international student at DMU. You will also have an opportunity to speak to our current students and advisors.

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How to apply

The application process can be slightly different depending on the level of study you're seeking, and whether you are a UK or international student. Full details can be found on our website where we can help to guide you through the process and answer any questions you might have.

Contact details

+44 (0) 116 2 50 60 70
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