UCAS code: D39
Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.
We want everyone to receive the high-quality education they deserve, regardless of age, background or location. We were named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 and Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards. And we have won the Guardian University Award 2020 for Social and Community Impact.
Whether you choose to study full-time, part-time, online or on-campus in Derby, Buxton or Chesterfield, our wide range of subjects will help you develop the skills and confidence to aim high.
Find your perfect course today, or come to an Open Day and find out how the University of Derby can help you achieve your ambitions.
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How students describe this university
Number of students19,680
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate78%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time20%
of students are part-time
Male / Female42%
of students are male
Young / Mature45%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK10%
of students here are from outside the UK
What students say about this university431 comments (124 students)
Not looking for accommodation for next year, staying in my rented homeReport
Didn't have any help on offerReport
Awarded due to household incomeReport
They have very good facilities and it’s a very good location but it’s not as social as I would expectReport
It’s cheap but there are no liftsReport
It is a friends current houseReport
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