Our partners

The University’s quality assurance body inspects each potential partner.  We only enter into formal agreements with those that are approved and put our learners at the heart of every partnership.

Our growing network of partners are experts in their field and have a comprehensive knowledge of their local market. Many also have strong relationships with local employers and can offer post degree careers advice.  Find out more about our partnerships options.

Advanced entry

We have entered into Articulation Agreements with selected partners. This provides students with entry point options on recognised programmes of study.


These University-appointed representatives act as non-exclusive agents, to promote the University of Derby Online Learning and recruit students from specified geographical areas.

Online Franchise

A collaboration where a partner is authorised to provide online delivery of a programme designed by the University.

List of partners

Computer Domain (Domain Group)

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

Chestnut Education Group

Success Institute of Higher Education and Professional Training - China, Hong Kong, China, Macau

Michael Education

Chestnut Education Group

Dar Al Andalus M.C KSA

JNS Education Consultant

Chestnut Education Group

Chestnut Education Group

Chestnut Education Group


For all enquires please contact UDOLcommercial@derby.ac.uk