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Campus Tours

Campus Tours are a great way to explore our campuses, facilities and halls of residence. We’ll be running the tours in two-hour timeslots, giving you the best possible experience while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

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Catch up on Open Day Live

If you missed our Open Day Live event with Radzi, don’t worry, you can still catch up. Tune in to the jam packed schedule covering everything from living in Derby to perfecting your personal statement.

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The Duchess of Cambridge visits the University of Derby

The Duchess discussed support for student mental health with the University’s wellbeing leads and the UK’s student mental health charity, Student Minds, during her visit to our Kedleston Road site.

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Coronavirus updates

We take the civic role we play seriously and are committed to supporting our communities through these challenging times. Read more about how we are ensuring the safety of our students, staff and community during the pandemic.

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Be inspired by our Virtual Open Days

Take a tour wherever you are with our Virtual Open Days. See our first-class facilities, discover our courses and find out what it's like to be a University of Derby student.

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Spotlight on research

Health psychology experts at the University of Derby have helped improve the treatment of pain – and quality of life – for patients with chronic medical conditions such as haemophilia and sickle cell disease.

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Our reputation

We offer excellent teaching and student outcomes and we give our international students a world-class experience.

TEF Gold logoWe're rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Top10Postgraduate Student Experience**Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
Top10in the world for international student learning experience**Global ISB Benchmark Group 2018
No.1for social mobility**University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020
1stHigher Education Institution of the Year**2020 NEON Awards

About the University of Derby

Located in the heart of England, we build on our region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research.

Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career. 

We want everyone to receive the high-quality education they deserve, regardless of age, background or location. We have won University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 and Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards

Whether you choose to study full-time, part-time, online or on-campus in Derby, Buxton or Chesterfield, our wide range of subjects will help you develop the skills and confidence to aim high.

Find your perfect course today, or come to an Open Day and find out how the University of Derby can help you achieve your ambitions.