Key information for international students

Achieve a UK higher education in Kazakhstan 

We’re pleased that you would like to study at DMU Kazakhstan.

DMU Leicester welcomes around 2,700 international students from more than 130 countries each year and at DMU Kazakhstan we hope to be welcoming you too.

When you apply to a university from abroad as an international student there are a number of important steps, but we’re here for you every step of the way to try to make your journey from application to arrival as smooth as possible. Our Admissions team will provide help and guidance before and during your time at DMU Kazakhstan to ensure you settle in as quickly and easily.

Welcome events

We aim to host a special series of events to help you plan your first week at DMU Kazakhstan, settle into life in the Kazakhstan and make new friends. Planned activity includes our welcome event, trips to local attractions, and there will also be sessions where you can find out about the expectations of studying at university.

We will provide our international students with accommodation options that are affordable, located close to the campus and city centre and convenient for public transport options.

English language requirements
To join our course you will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 (no component below 5.0)

If your level of English language does not meet the entry criteria, you may want to consider studying a pre-sessional English language course. Our dedicated Centre for English Language Learning (CELL) offers a range of courses designed to help you improve your language skills, before and during your studies.

We set our fees so that students receive a high-quality and distinctive education while enjoying excellent facilities and a fantastic experience. Our fees are listed under the Study section on our website. The quickest and easiest way to pay your fees is online.

Scholarships and bursaries
DMU Kazakhstan offers a range of international scholarships and bursaries to help students with the cost of international study and so they can make the most of their time with us. The most up to date information is available on our website.

Our Admissions team are here to provide you with advice on all aspects of money matters, including tuition fees, financial help and on funding your studies. 

Entry requirements
We welcome a broad range of international qualifications. To find our entry criteria for a specific country visit the International section of our website.  

Visa requirements
International students are required to have a C9 student visa. Students will apply for the visa through the Consulate/Embassy of Kazakhstan in their home/resident countries.

Please see the Visa advice section for more detailed information.

Next step and how to apply
We are delighted you have chosen to apply to DMU Kazakhstan. International students can find the most up to date information and advice for applying to DMU Kazakhstan on our website.

Our Admissions team will support you through the visa and course application process.