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.

University of Derby Online Learning Affiliate

We are considering implementing a UDOL affiliate scheme, if this is of interest to you please contact UDOLbusinessdevelopment@derby.ac.uk

The University retains full responsibility for all online programmes and assessments.

List of partners

Online Business School

Advatech Healthcare Europe Limited

Regent Group

Computer Domain (Domain Group)


Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

ABMA Education

SDH Institute

HRMI Business School

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

Dar Al Andalus M.C KSA

JNS Education Consultant

Open Mind Consulting

Axial International College (Uganda)

Yes You Can Educational Service - Nigeria