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The University of Derby is home to students from more than 100 countries around the world, making them part of a diverse, international community.

Whether students are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop their career, or simply study the subject they 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 criminology to science, education to business, the university also offers a wide range of courses designed for continuing professional development (CPD), that will help students enhance their skills, maintain their professional registration and take their 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, a mock Crown courtroom, film and music studios and a sports and fitness centre.

During their spare time, students can get involved with extra-curricular activities to both enhance their university experience and add additional skills and experiences to their CV. These range from special interest 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 units 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, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

65% Part Time
35% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

90%

UK students

10%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

14,595 Undergraduate
3,895 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

21%

School leavers

79%

Mature students

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