International students

2ndmost recommended UK modern university by international students*
Goldrated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Top30UK university in The Guardian University Guide 2019
Top100for teaching excellence in Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018

Welcome to the University of Derby. We’re an ambitious, modern university with three campuses in Derbyshire, central England. We’re also a much-loved second home to 1,700 international students from 100 countries.

Excellent teaching that really prepares you for a successful, fulfilling career: this is what we focus on. Our courses will develop your academic knowledge, practical experience and employability skills such as communication and leadership.

If you need support – either with your course or with life as an international student – we’ll make sure you get it. Our highly-rated International Student Centre will be here for you.

*Results from the latest i-graduate International Student Barometer (2016)

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Studying in the UK

Did you know that international students are more likely to recommend the UK than any other leading English-language study destination? It’s easy to see why:

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Study or work abroad

Spread your wings and give yourself a head start in today's global jobs market with our study or work abroad opportunities.

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