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.

Our next Part-time Open Evening is on Thursday 3 March 2016 from 5-7pm. 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.