Take the next step
in your career

Our part-time online courses are ideally suited to members of the Armed Forces who wish to achieve a university qualification for advancement whilst in service, or to pursue a new career as part of resettlement.

As a leader in online education, we have over 100 part-time courses specially designed for online study. We can help you to achieve more and be more in your professional and personal life.

Courses are engaging and interactive, meet high academic and professional standards and are delivered by a top UK university.

Delivered 100% online, you’ll have the flexibility to study from anywhere in the world, as long as you have access to the internet. We also realise that having good support is crucial to your success. With our ‘cloud campus’ approach you can access the same support services that our on-campus students do, from IT support to the online library, careers and wellbeing services and more.

You can choose from courses in areas such as Business and Management, IT, Psychology, Ergonomics, Health and Social Care.

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ELCAS Approved Course Provider

University of Derby is an approved enhanced learning credits (ELC) course provider. The MOD’s ELC scheme promotes life-long learning, providing financial support for higher level courses and regulated qualifications for members of the Armed Forces.

If you are facing resettlement and transitioning into civilian life, you can use your ELC entitlement towards a course with the University of Derby.

Our ELCAS number is 1276

Neil Cufley in robes at his graduation

From Military Intelligence to an MBA

Neil Cufley was a soldier for 20 years. After leaving the Army, he wanted to give himself the best chance of progressing in a new career. He had the bulk of the experience and knowledge to succeed but wanted to take his learning to the next level.

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Armed Forces Covenant

We show our commitment to support the UK’s military personnel, veterans and their families by signing The Armed Forces Covenant - a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

The people you meet and the things that you learn are absolutely incredible and it opens up a whole world of learning to you.

Alison Sandeman, MSc Ergonomics

Student wearing headphones at a laptop participating in an online webinar

Discovering Online Learning Webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we’ll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner with the University of Derby Online Learning.

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