Academic Year 2011/12 - Student statistics - University of Derby

Student statistics - 2011/12

All figures on this page are from the 2011/12 academic year. The data is obtained from HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) - see www.hesa.ac.uk for more information. All figures are rounded to the nearest 5.

Total number of students

  • 18,495 Higher Education students based in the UK
  • 2,235 Higher Education students based at overseas franchised institutions
  • 2,870 Further Education students
  • 18:1 student to staff ratio (UK Higher Education)

The following figures relate to the UK based Higher Education students only.

Student breakdown

Student populationFull-timePart-timeAll students
Undergraduate 10,550 4,990 15,540
Postgraduate (taught) 695 2,175 2,870
Postgraduate (research) 35 50 85
Total 11,280 7,215 18,495

Student demographics

Age

Age rangePercentage of students
Under 21 34%
21-24 22%
25-29 11%
30 and over 33%

Gender

GenderPercentage of students
Female 57%
Male 43%

Domicile

AreaPercentage of students
East Midlands 48%
Rest of England 41%
Wales 1%
Scotland 1%
Northern Ireland 1%
Other European Union 3%
Other overseas 5%

Disability

Student typePercentage of students
Students without a disability 90%
Students with a disability 10%

Ethnicity

Ethnic groupPercentage of students*
White ethnicity 85%
Asian or Asian British 6%
Black or Black British 6%
Mixed ethnicity 3%

*Percentages exclude students whose ethnicity is not reported