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Invitation to enrol

You will be sent an email inviting you to start online enrolment, this will be sent to:

If you're a placement year student, you're not expected on campus for any part of the enrolment process, but still required to enrol online.

Module selection

Module selection should be discussed with an appropriate academic each year in order to make the right choice for your individual study.

If you are unsure of your module choices, please contact your academic for guidance.

Online enrolment

New students should endeavour to complete online enrolment prior to your programme induction, to ensure there are no delays in your enrolment.


Once you have completed online enrolment, undertaken your university induction, made any necessary payments, and if applicable, completed any Visa checks. We will notify you by email that you are officially registered as a student.*

If you are being sponsored by a company you will need to email a sponsor letter confirming that they are willing to support you to sponsors@derby.ac.uk. We will not be able to officially register you as a student. without it.

If you are self-funding you do not need to pay a percentage of your fees up front before enrolment. The fees will be split into five payments across the academic year. For more information on the payment dates please see our guide to payments and queries. 

Learn more about making a payment

If you don't complete enrolment you could be withdrawn from the University, so please ensure you contact us if you're experiencing any problems.

Once we have officially registered you as a student you'll receive a confirmation of enrolment email. This is your proof that we have officially registered you as a student at the University of Derby so please keep it safe.

*If you're a returning placement year, or distance learning student you typically do not need to attend any university induction. As soon as you have completed online enrolment, made any necessary payments and if applicable completed any Visa checks we'll notify you by email that you are officially registered as a student.