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Live Virtual Undergraduate Open Day

Join our Live Virtual Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 13 March from 10am – 2pm and find out all you need to know about studying at the University of Derby.

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There's still time to apply

If you're interested in finding out more about how to apply for university, we're here to help. We have advice and tips to help guide you as you complete your university application. 

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Discover Derby Uni

There are many ways for you to find out more about studying at Derby. Sign up for Derby on Demand, explore our Virtual Open Days, or watch our Open Day Live production and listen to interviews with our brilliant staff and students.

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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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How were you Made In Derby?

We are proud of our alumni and want to connect with as many of you as possible to hear about your successes since leaving university. Let us know how your time at the University of Derby helped to make you who you are today.

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Spotlight on research

Around one in 12 people suffer from a mental health disorder, making improving mental wellbeing a global priority. Pioneering research at the University of Derby has led to effective therapies and interventions – centred on the power of compassion.

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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.