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Derby College

Derby College is a large FE College with campuses across Derby, including the recently completed award winning Roundhouse development, and in Ilkeston. It has c 28,000 learners, of which c20,000 are part time. It plays a major social, cultural and economic part in the life of its regional community, and has been working directly with employers since 1995. The college is the lead provider for the region's Manufacturing National Skills Academy. It also works nationally and internationally with links into over 20 countries.


The following programmes are currently running at Derby College:

  • Certificate in Education
  • FdA Children's and Young People's Services
  • FdA Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • FdA Paralegal Studies
  • FdA International Hospitality Management
  • FdSc Criminal Justice (Security and Offender Management)
  • FdSc Computing
  • FdA Sport Coaching
  • BA (Hons) Security and Offender Management (Top-Up)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education Post 14 (Education and Training)


Students apply to Derby College via UCAS for full time programmes and directly to the College for part time programmes.  Enrolment is in September.

Award Ceremonies

Awarding students are invited to attend the University of Derby Awards Ceremonies which are held in January.

Key Contacts

Administrative Contact: Fiona Walsh

Academic Contact:

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Contact Details

Derby College
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park     
Derby DE24 8JE
0300 123 7890