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UCAS code: D39

At the University of Derby we will stretch, challenge and support you to achieve your ambitions. Outstanding teaching from industry experts in first-class facilities will ensure you develop all the right skills for the workplace of the future. And we use our strong industry links to help you apply your learning with practical experience in real work situations.
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

63%

MED

Political

46%

LOW

Varied union activities

72%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

58%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £19.5k MED
Student satisfaction score 78% MED

Number of students

21,165

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

76%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

24%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

41%

of students are male

Young / Mature

47%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

431 comments (124 students)
    • Accommodation

      Not looking for accommodation for next year, staying in my rented home

      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Support

      Didn't have any help on offer

      2018, 1st year, Creative Arts & Design Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Scholarship

      Awarded due to household income

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanisms & Machines

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    • Accommodation

      They have very good facilities and it’s a very good location but it’s not as social as I would expect

      2018, 2nd year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Accommodation

      It’s cheap but there are no lifts

      2018, 1st year, Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Therapy

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    • Accommodation

      It is a friends current house

      2018, 1st year, Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Therapy

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