Benefits

Our reputation

We offer excellent teaching and student outcomes and we give our international students a world-class experience.

Top10in the world for international student learning experience**Global ISB Benchmark Group 2018
No 1UK Modern University for multi-cultural learning**International Student Barometer 2018 UK Benchmark Group
Top10Postgraduate Student Experience**Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020

Our subjects

  • Leading provider of online education (University of Derby Online) offering a range of university and professional qualifications
  • Leading provider of teacher training in the country. OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ (2015)
  • One of the leading HE providers of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
  • English and Creative Writing – Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Art – Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism – Top 5 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Mathematics – Top 20 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Psychology – Top 20 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
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Additional benefits

  • We designate suitably qualified staff to oversee the management of our partnerships
  • Our staff (academic and professional services) visit partners on a regular basis to provide advice, support and staff development as required
  • We provide marketing support to our partners to help promote our programmes and partnership working
  • Partner staff are eligible to apply for University Accredited Lecturer status and are granted access to the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) from which they are able to access teaching and learning materials
  • Partner staff teaching on our programmes are entitled to a 20% discount off the full tuition fee if they choose to study one of our programmes themselves (either online or on-campus)
  • Partner staff have the opportunity to engage in our communities of practice (eg DELTA)
  • Our academic staff will deliver guest lectures and seek to make collaborative research opportunities available to our partners
  • Partner staff are invited to attend key University events including our regular our annual Learning and Teaching Conference, which provide knowledge transfer, staff development and valuable networking opportunities
  • Our administration systems have been externally audited and are deemed to be sector leading
  • Our partnership fee structure is incentivised with fees reducing based on the number of university programme(s) a partner chooses to offer and the number of students recruited
  • Partner students are enrolled with the University and are granted access to the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) from which they are able to access teaching and learning materials
  • Partner students receive a University of Derby Award upon successful completion of their programme of study
  • Partner students have the option to attend the University of Derby graduation ceremonies