Why
choose
Derby?

Our focus on employability, state-of-the-art facilities, expert teaching and central location are just some of the benefits of choosing to study at the University of Derby.

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Central location

Your campus

Committed to the environment

Solar panels, no-mow zones and a commitment to sending zero waste to landfill - these are some of the ways we're helping protect our planet and support sustainability across our campus.

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Employability

Your degree is only part of your story. Our expert careers support and opportunities for work experience will help you gain the skills you need to impress future employers.

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Our facilities

You'll study in our state-of-the-art facilities, using industry-standard equipment to apply your learning.

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The city

Derby is the UK’s most central city and has a vibrant buzz and a jam-packed social scene along with culture, heritage and beautiful countryside.‌

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Discover Derby Uni

There are many ways for you to find out more about studying at Derby. Book your Open Day or Campus Tour, sign up for Derby on Demand, explore our Virtual Open Days, or watch our Open Day Live production and listen to interviews with our brilliant staff and students.

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