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Shortlisted for University of the Year

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for the sector’s most prestigious accolade – the Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year Award 2019.

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Be inspired by our Virtual Tour

Find out everything you need to know about our University in one click with our Virtual Tour.

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Funding for EU Students

EU students starting university in the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic years will have guaranteed home fee status and financial support for the duration of courses in England.

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26th in The Guardian University Guide 2020

We've risen three places in The Guardian University Guide to 26th place - our highest ever ranking.

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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) and a Top 30 UK University in the Guardian University Guide 2020, our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.

Whether you choose to study 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.

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