It's not all about A levels - General entry requirements - University of Derby

It's not all about A levels

You don't have to only have A Levels to come to university

Here are some of the vocational qualifications we accept:

  • CACHE Diploma
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • Access and Foundation courses
  • GNVQ Advanced
  • AVCE
  • Baccalaureate
  • City and Guilds
  • NVQ
  • Apprenticeship Scheme.

There are others too, so contact us to ask us about your qualifications:
E: askadmissions@derby.ac.uk
T: 01332 591167

Our Modular Access or Foundation Programmes are a great way to get back into education, as you don't need any specific qualifications to enrol. We offer this course here at Derby and you can move on to an undergraduate degree afterwards.

Student profiles

BA (Hons) International Business Management student Sandra Baumgartena talks about the Derby difference when it comes to studying for her degree.