Scholarships and discounts for International Students

We will shortly be announcing our scholarships and discounts offer and process for September 2019. Please keep checking this page for futher announcements.

We have discounts available to students from outside the EU and non-EEA countries. The course being applied for must be full time and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount. 

Please note an individual student is only entitled to one type of scholarship, bursary or discount listed, with the exception of the £500 early bird discount.

Discounts for International Students

Types of discountUndergraduatePostgraduate

Early Bird Discount  (applicable to all applicants who pay tuition fees in full prior to enrolment)

£500  £500 
Referral Discount* (referred by Derby Alumni)  £500  £500 
Masters Alumni Discount* £500 £500

Progression Discount* (for University of Derby students achieving a 2:1 and above degree to progress onto Derby postgraduate taught PGT or postgraduate research PGR)

Not applicable £2000

Postgraduate Taught Discount*

£2000 discount on selected postgraduate taught programmes from the College of Business, Law and Social Science, College of Engineering and Technology and College of Arts, Humanities and Education.

Not applicable £2000

 * Not available in conjunction with the Early Bird discount. 

International Scholarships for 2018/2019 

Here is a summary of the previous scholarships available in 2018/19 which is subject to change:

Types of scholarshipsUndergraduatePostgraduate
Excellent International Student Scholarships £5000 £5000 
Leadership Scholarships (MBA only) Not applicable £5000 
Best of Derbyshire Scholarships (courses taught at the Buxton campus only)  £3000  £3000 

Regional High Achievers Scholarships


  • SE Asia
  • China
  • India
  • North Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
£3000  £3000 

Sports Scholarships 

Find out more about our range of sports scholarships  Find out more about our range of sports scholarships 

For more details and support with any questions about our scholarships and discounts, please contact the International office on +44 (0)1332 591698 or