Part Time & Short Courses - Business, HR, MBA & Marketing

Part-time, professional and short courses

part time study header image 504x257 (IMG_3278) September and January starts available Many of our part-time, professional and short courses have both a September and January start.

Studying part-time at the University of Derby is rewarding and fulfilling

We offer a range of part-time, professional and short courses to inspire and help you develop whatever stage of your career you are at.

You’ll develop new skills, meet like-minded people and increase your influence in your role, preparing you for the next step in your career.

Part-time courses

Professional body courses

Short courses

When do I study?

Most classes take place during afternoons and/or evening so you can fit study around your work. You can base projects on your current role.

For short courses, study dates are shown on the course information page.

Fees and finance

Many of our part-time students approach their employers for help with funding their course fees. However, if you are funding your own study there are a number of ways we can help you out:

  • If you’re studying an HND, BA or BSc course you may be eligible to apply for a part-time loan
  • For any level of course, we can automatically spread the cost of your course over equal payments across the academic year.

Find out more about funding your part-time study

Find out more or apply

To find out more, please contact us on 01332 591044 or email

If you’re ready to apply, visit our application web page.