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Choose Derby for an outstanding learning experience that will change your life. We offer exciting opportunities to help you develop your employability and personal qualities.

With industry standard facilities, strong links with employers, up-to-date teaching and professionally accredited courses, we deliver real world learning that is second to none. We promise you education with the personal touch: small class sizes, friendly campuses and a personal tutor throughout your course. It's a supportive environment where you can realise your ambitions for the future.

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Student working together


We have a wide range of courses that offer value for money and cover traditional, vocational and professional subjects with flexible study options; full time, part time or online.

Journalism student receiving 1-1 tuition from her lecturer at the Markeaton ADT site

Personal touch

What makes Derby really different is that we deliver learning with a personal touch. That's why over 85% of our classes have fewer than 30 students and you have access to your own personal tutor whenever you need it. 

International students Cultural BBQ party held in the Student Union bar

Student life

You'll find that Derby is a diverse, safe place to live, with everything you'd expect from student life and support. What's more you'll have guaranteed accommodation in your first year if you choose to study here.

Football final between Derby and Nottingham

A sporting university

We're also serious about sport - playing it, supporting it and encouraging people to participate through Team Derby. We're major partners with a number prestigious sports clubs including Derby County Football Club and Derbyshire County Cricket Club. 

Freshers Fair held at University of Derby, Kedleston Road Campus

Rising high in the league tables

We've jumped 24 places in The Guardian University League Tables and 18 places in The Times Good University Guide this year.

Outdoor Pursuit students climbing at Froggart Edge, Derbyshire

Learning for the real world

We prepare you for work through our real world learning facilities where you get to put the theory into practice. Over the last few years we have spent over £100m on improving our facilities including; a simulated hospital and working radiography suite, industry standard kitchens and fine dining restaurant, computer games suites, a commercial spa and salon, a law court, a sports science gym, a theatre and a 58 acre outdoor pursuits centre.

University of Derby Students in the Atrium at the Kedleston Road Campus

High quality students, high quality jobs

Nearly 90% of our graduates are in work 6 months after graduation. They move on to fantastic careers in a number of leading organisations including Rolls Royce, Toyota, the BBC and Lego. Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies so that you'll graduate with more than just a degree.