Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to come to an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Research at Derby

We are an applied research University that places research at the heart of our curriculum, demonstrates positive impacts for society and works with industry to drive business growth.

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Undergraduate prospectus 2023 out now

Order your compact print version for a quick guide to studying at Derby. Or opt for our all-new fully digital prospectus, tailored to your interests and delivered direct to your inbox.

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Top50UK University**The Guardian University Guide 2023
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 are the only university in Derby and Derbyshire. We offer industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees to postgraduate study and research.

We have a long and proud heritage of using our knowledge and innovation to support the prosperity of the city and region. We welcome, support and challenge all of our students to develop the blend of academic knowledge and practical skills they need to succeed in their chosen field. Our strong industry links, expert academics and real-world classroom facilities will equip and prepare you to fulfil your potential, whatever your background.

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

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