Postgraduate study

This is a university of respected professors, active practitioners and leading professionals. A modern university with a modern outlook, recognised for teaching excellence and strength in applied research.

We know you’re ambitious and serious about your future too – you wouldn’t be here otherwise – so together, we can achieve great things.

Postgraduate study at the University of Derby can mean many things: a masters degree, teacher training, a professionally-accredited qualification or a research degree.

And you can choose to study your way – full-time, part-time or online.

Whether you’re coming straight from an undergraduate degree or are returning to education to advance or change your career, we can help you reach your goals.

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Postgraduate prospectus

Improve your career prospects with a postgraduate or professional course.

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Recent University of Derby graduate?

If you've recently graduated from the University of Derby, you could get up to 25% off your postgraduate fees.

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Research showcase

From tackling climate change to improving cancer treatment, our researchers are at the forefront of finding solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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