FAQs - Part-time study - University of Derby

Part-time FAQs

Who can I speak to if I haven’t studied for a long time?

If you would like to speak to someone, call our Admissions Team on 01332 591167.

How much time will I need to devote to studying?

You will need to attend university at least one day or evening per week. If you study online you can plan your study hours around your day and choose where you study.

What support is available to me?

You will receive the same level of support and quality of teaching as our full-time students. Find out more about special support issues such as childcare, access and health or disability or call our Support and Advisory Service team on 01332 591311. 

How do I apply?

For part-time courses you can apply online. If you are unable to apply online call our Admissions team on 01332 591167 who will be able to talk you through the process or offer an alternative.

How long will it take me to complete a course?

This will depend on the course, so it is better to check on our courses page or call our Admissions team on 01332 591167.

How much will it cost?

How much you pay will depend on what you’d like to study, the qualification you want and how your course is taught. If you are working ask your employer if they would be willing to pay. About half of our part-time students are sponsored in this way. For more information go to our Fees and finance page.