University of Derby
Recognised for its teaching quality and award-winning commitment to social mobility, the University of Derby has a strong focus on applied learning. It uses its extensive industry connections and superb facilities to ensure students gain the blend of academic knowledge, practical skills and confidence they need to succeed in their chosen career. The University offers full-time, part-time, online or on-campus courses in a wide range of subjects at its Derby and Chesterfield campuses.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Derby.
The University of Derby has been ranked 56th overall in the Guardian University Guide 2021 and is in the top 50 for student satisfaction in this year’s National Survey of Students (NSS).
96% of graduates from the University of Derby are either in employment or further education 6 months after graduating.
For UK students the fees for the full academic year are £9,250. For International Students the fees are £14,045.
All halls at the university are Derby are just a short walk from the university campus. The University has 9 halls to choose from: St Christopher’s court; Sir Peter Hilton Court; Princess Alice Court; Peak Court; Nunnery Court; Flamsteed Court; Darley Bank; Cathedral Court and Agard Court. Find out more about St Christopher’s court, Sir Peter Hilton Court and Princess Alice court. Other accommodation options can be found here.
Through all these halls, the university offers a range of accommodation types including shared bathroom an en-suite rooms.
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The University of Derby Students’ Union is located within the Students’ Union Quarter at the Kedleston Road site. Upon joining the university all students are enrolled as members of the Student’s Union, and they are encouraged to take part in union run activities. It is the aim of the Students’ Union to represent the student voice and support all students during their time at university.
The University of Derby has many notable alumni, such as singer/songwriter Lucy Spraggan, cricketer Devon Malcom and artist Idris Khan.
The University of Derby wins the Higher Education Institutions of the year award at the NEON Awards. This is the second national award for the university’s contribution to access and participation, coming just weeks after the university won University of the Year ay the UK Social Mobility awards.
"Surrounded by some the UK’s most stunning countryside, Derby is compact and centrally located city, with plenty on offer for students. Surrounded by countryside, the Peak District's breath-taking scenery is easily accessible".
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