We are a University of the first choice for students who want a caring, aspirational environment where they can equip themselves for the career they choose.

With our reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes, we offer our unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies. That’s why we’ve invested £200 million over the past ten years in some of the best university facilities you’ll find in the UK to ensure our students get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.

Renowned for technology and innovation, we’re part of a thriving multicultural region and home to a wide range of industries with many global companies based here including Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier. It’s an exciting place to learn and experience university life, providing students with many opportunities to gain real-world experience through placements and internships.

Type of Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • First Degree
  • Foundation Degree
  • HND
  • LLB
  • Master’s Degree
  • Other Undergraduate


International students will have the opportunity to receive a number of scholarship from University of Derby such as Vice Chancellor Scholarship, Excellent International Student Scholarship, Leadership Scholarship (MBA only), Best of Derbyshire Scholarship (course taught at the Buxton campus only) and many more.

Student Support

We want to give every student the support they need to thrive so we offer a range of services that can help you during your application and once you get here. Some of our student support include the following

  • General advice
  • Supporting your health and wellbeing
  • Careers and employability support
  • Advice for parents of students
  • Support with English language skills
*Information is collected from University of Derby’s official website