Interview information

The University is not conducting any face to face interviews at present. Alternative arrangements, where applicable, are currently being decided by the individual programme teams. Please do not attend the University campuses for an interview.

If you have been invited to an interview, you will shortly receive an email with the next steps.

Interview Information

Your interview experience is an exciting opportunity for you to demonstrate your passion for the course you are applying for.

The below covers the interview requirements for both the PG Cert and the University Advanced Diploma.

The Interview Day

The purpose of the day is to help you and us confirm whether or not this is the right course for you. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and meet with potential course members. You will have the opportunity to meet course tutors and to discuss your previous learning and experiences relevant to the course. You will also have an opportunity to explore the University facilities.

The selection process will include:

Please ensure that you bring the below with you on the day, to support the processing of your application:


Any special requirements?

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments, particularly if you have any disability or special needs, to help us to assist you in the interview process, eg any access or communication issues.

Is the interview day compulsory?

Yes. You will need to attend the interview before we can make you an offer on the programme.

What happens if I am running late on the day?

We know that delays are sometimes unavoidable so, if you are running late on the day, please contact us as soon as you are able to and let us know your estimated arrival time. If necessary, we can tell you any alternate arrangements for your interview. In some instances, if you expect to be significantly late, we may suggest you book for a different date.

Can I visit the halls/campus?

Come onto a campus tour and get a real feel for life here. You will have an opportunity to look around, see our facilities and chat to current students and staff. If you are unable to visit the university in person, you can chat online to our students, visit derby.ac.uk/unibuddy. To book your campus tour or to find out more visit: derby.ac.uk/campustours

You can also take a Virtual Tour of our campuses and halls of residence.

And finally…

Should you have any questions, or if you require any reasonable adjustments to attend the interview, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone: +44 (0)1332 591167 or email: myinterview@derby.ac.uk.