Part-time study

For flexible, part-time study make Derby your classroom

Why study part-time?

Many of our foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional courses can be studied part-time.

Our flexible approach to teaching and learning enables you to fit studying around your other commitments.

The benefits of part-time study here at the University of Derby include:

  • Gaining a professional qualification whilst working, to help further your career
  • Broadening your skills and knowledge in a flexible way, without it affecting your lifestyle
  • Study when it suits you - during the day or in the evening
  • Study at a convenient location - either at one of our Campuses or online with University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL)

Search for a part-time course

You can use our course search facility to find a course that's right for you.

Visit us and find out more

We hold regular Part-time Open Days and Evenings at our Derby Campus. This provides a great opportunity for you to meet some of our inspirational teaching staff and see our outstanding facilities for yourself.

Find upcoming dates and book an Open Day

If you cannot make can Open Day, you can contact our Admissions Team on 01332 591167 or email askadmissions@derby.ac.uk and they will be able to answer any questions you have about studying part-time with us.

What do our graduates say?

Lynsey Buxton studied for a BA (Hons) Business Management degree on a part-time basis and has never looked back. “I’d definitely recommend the University of Derby to those interested in progressing their education – especially through the part-time route. I studied at the same time as working full-time, developing my career whilst applying my learning to the business environment”. Read Lynsey’s full story.