Great people, original thinking, inspiring individuals – changing lives.

Here at the University of Derby we are in the business of creating opportunities to transform lives and we aim to be the learner’s natural choice for quality online distance learning – would you like to help us achieve this?

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is dedicated to providing structured and supported online learning degree courses to students who require more flexible study options. By combining the best quality university teaching and the latest online delivery techniques, we continue to be a leading UK university of online learning.

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) team has grown substantially over the last few years as the online education provision grows.

We have a talented and highly skilled workforce, with over 70 on campus Academic and Operational staff based at the Enterprise Centre, Derby. In addition over 120 remote and globally based Associate Academics who deliver and co-author our online material.

“Colleagues are friendly and supportive. As an Academic I am in control and have flexibility of my day to day activities and workload. ”
Alan Whitfield Academic Lead for Environmental Public Health

“UDOL is a family. It’s a very supportive environment to work in. In my job every day is different and I am able to get involved in a variety of projects.”
Kasia Wyke Assessment & Awards Team Leader

“You have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of talented individuals who all strive to provide quality teaching and support to students from around the world. I now look forward to working with an institution that provides me with support for my own personal development.”
Keira Shetliffe Senior Admin Assistant Business Operations.

“My top two are comments are that I get to work with students and staff worldwide and I enjoy continuously learning new technology that UDOL are always keen to explore.”
Yasuhiro Kotera Academic Lead for Counselling

“My main enjoyment in many ways when working for the UDOL team is the students that I meet, I meet a range of students, from a range of nations and with a range of industrial backgrounds. I come away from a module learning as well.”
Sandra Cunliffe Associate Academic in Business and Management.

“Tutoring online gives me flexibility, I can tutor from anywhere in the world, via skype, email and blackboard. Both get the benefits of considerable flexibility ”
Ross Catterrall Associate Academic in Finance and Accounting

You can view our current opportunities here.

Watch our short video below to find out what it's like being one of our Online Tutors.

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Member of the Athena SWAN Charter

Athena SWAN MemberThe University of Derby Online Learning has been a proud member of the Athena SWAN Charter since March 2014.

The Athena SWAN charter was developed through work between the Athena Project and the Scientific Women's Academic Network (SWAN). The charter was developed to enhance the representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).

In encouraging and recognising commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM, employment in higher education and research sectors, the charter addresses gender inequalities and supports the progression of women in science.

As a member of the charter, the University of Derby Online Learning is committed to tackling the unequal representation of women in science and follows the six principles set out by the charter.

Visit the Athena SWAN website for more information >