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University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby are proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community.

Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods including full-time, part-time and online learning.

From health and social care to science, education to business, the University offers a wide range of courses designed for continuing professional development (CPD) that will help you enhance your skills, maintain your professional registration and take your career to the next level.

£200 million has been invested into facilities at the University over the past ten years, offering students access to exceptional learning environments, including an NHS-standard hospital ward, Forensic Training Facility, film and music studios and a sports and fitness centre.

During your spare time, you can get involved with extra-curricular activities to both enhance your university experience and add additional skills and experiences to your CV. These range from interest-related groups to volunteering opportunities. 

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About the University of Derby

The University of Derby is an innovative, modern educational provider that has been a university since 1992. The results of RAE 2008 demonstrated that at least 50% of its submitted research unites were claimed to be of international class. It has a total of 2,744 students taking up its taught postgraduate programs and 150 students in its postgraduate research programs.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

67% Part Time
33% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

14,185 Undergraduate
3,400 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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At an Open Day you will be able to find out more about the course you’re interested in, take a tour of our campuses at Derby.

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Kedleston Road


DE22 1GB

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Peartree 1.8 Miles away

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