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About us

About the School

DMU is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success. Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that was recently named the first-ever University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Times Good University Guide 2019. The World Expo is a major global science and trade exhibition, held every five years. DMU is a founding partner of the British Pavilion at the next Expo in Dubai in 2020, which will have representation from 190 countries and will run for six months. This will be a high-profile sponsorship running throughout the six months, and DMU will lead the introduction of UK universities to the Expo for the first time.

The University

We have invested significantly in developing our vision of the campus of the future and now that vision has become a reality. This is part of our commitment  to attract the brightest and best students, scholars and staff, both nationally  and internationally.

The university consists of four faculties – Business and Law, Arts, Design and Humanities, Computing, Engineering and Media, and Health and Life Sciences.

It is home to more than 25,000 students who study more than 400 courses, around 160 of which are professionally accredited.Our students are supported by 2,700 staff, including some of the finest academics in UK higher education (we have the third highest number of National Teaching Fellows of any UK higher education institution), led by a management team determined  to set the agenda in higher education.

The focus for learning and teaching at DMU is the delivery of a high-quality learning experience for all our students.  

This is supported by nationally recognised teaching innovation and international research excellence.

DMU is a university ranked Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the only governmentendorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education. Our teachers work with our learning community to create an environment in which our students can grow to their full potential.

DMU has been named the first-ever University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. The university was chosen for its commitment to diversity, its teaching excellence and the success of its students in exams and graduate job prospects.

We are committed to enhancing learning through technology, while creating a cultural awareness within all our students.

At the heart of everything we do is the commitment to inclusivity and diversity, and a focus on employability.

A global university

DMU considers itself to be a truly global university and our signature #DMUglobal programme offers all students an international experience that enriches studies, broadens cultural horizons and develops key skills valued by employers.

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