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Derby on Demand

Derby on Demand brings you the very best of Open Days on your terms. You can access exclusive online content wherever you are, whenever you want, and see all Derby has to offer.

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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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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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Spotlight on research

Researchers from the University of Derby have received national recognition for their work in increasing the retention rate of newly qualified nurses in the crucial early stages of their careers.

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Creating opportunities for all

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

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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
1stUniversity of the Year**UK Social Mobility Awards 2020
1stHigher Education Institution of the Year**2020 NEON Awards
1stSocial and Community Impact**Guardian University Awards 2020

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 were named 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. And we have won the Guardian University Award 2020 for Social and Community Impact.

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.