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Why choose Derby?

Here at the University of Derby we believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, we can help you get your career off to a great start. 

We want everyone to receive the high-quality education they deserve, regardless of age, background or location. We were named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2020 and Higher Education Institution of the Year at the 2020 NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards. And we have won the Guardian University Award 2020 for Social and Community Impact. 


An impressive 96% of the university’s graduates are in work or further study. The University of Derby offers a wide range of courses and study opportunities and delivers guaranteed work experience for every full-time undergraduate student.


Our world-class facilities make Derby a great place to study. We have state-of-the-art learning and teaching equipment which is designed to enable you to gain real-world learning experience during your time at university.


Derby: from small Roman fort to engineering and manufacturing giant.  Explore our Derby heritage and learn more about our Buxton and Chesterfield campus.

Expert Teaching

We're very proud to be rated Gold for teaching quality and our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience, with many still working part-time in their chosen field so their skills are up to date and reflect latest developments in their area.

TEF Gold Award



University of Derby

University of Derby
Kedleston Road 
DE22 1GB

T: +44 (0)1332 590500

TEF Gold Award