• University of Derby

    Established: 1851

University of Derby


Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is built on the region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research. The University of Derby is rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) with it’s academic strength backed up by practical experience to ensure students are ready for a successful career. Whether you choose to study full-time, part-time, online or on-campus in Derby, Buxton or Chesterfield, our wide range of subjects will help you develop the skills and confidence to aim high. We offer excellent teaching and student outcomes, and we give our international students a world-class experience. RANKINGS • We're rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) • Top 10 Postgraduate Student Experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020). • Top 10 in the world for international student learning experience. (*Global ISB Benchmark Group 2018) TUITION FEES UNDERGRADUATE FEES Students from outside the EU who are studying on campus will pay international student fees. All undergraduate fees are £14,045 per year (other than BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy which is £14,700 per year) if you start your course in September 2020. Your tuition fees pay for your teaching, plus: • All mandatory study trips • Access to core textbooks through our library • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for students who will need to work with children or vulnerable people as part of their course • Some courses include relevant ‘extras’ such as uniforms, specialist kit or equipment, books, and print credits. Check with your course leader (listed on each course page) Not included: • Some course fees don’t cover ‘extras’, eg optional study trips, additional kit or equipment and travel expenses for work placements. You can find out exactly what’s included or not included by going to your course page POSTGRADUATE FEES Our postgraduate degrees are competitively priced, and all essential equipment and activities are included. Fees vary slightly from course to course depending on the facilities and resources required with an average PGT fees being £14,700. Online courses tend to be slightly cheaper because they use fewer facilities. OUR CAMPUSES This is a university at the centre of it all. Based in the heart of England, our three locations in Derbyshire are inspiring places to be.You can study at the buzzing, contemporary campus of Derby, the grand 18th-century Dome in Buxton, or the beautifully restored building in Chesterfield: wherever you are, it’s hard not to feel motivated. We’ve invested heavily in first-class facilities so all our campuses at the University of Derby contain the latest equipment and technology. The result is courses with valuable hands-on experience, which give you a taste of life beyond university.

Popular Courses:

Dance Therapy, Drama Therapy, Business, Education

Full list of available course areas:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Architecture/Civil Engineering
  • Art and Design
  • Business/Management
  • Computing/IT
  • E-Commerce/ E-Business
  • Education
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • English/ English Literature
  • Film
  • Hospitality/Tourism/Events Management
  • Health
  • HRM
  • Law
  • Marketing/PR
  • MBA
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine/Dentistry/Veterinary
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport Sciences
  • Drama/ Performance/Theatre
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  • Times Ranking: 103
  • Guardian Ranking: 73
  • Independent Ranking: 87
  • Average PGT fee: £14590
  • Annual living costs: £13000
  • Entry Requirements
  • National Universities: -
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  • Student Numbers
  • UG: 13375
  • PGR: 250
  • PGT: 2675

  • International: 1304
  • Philippines: -
  • Scholarship Available: No
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