University of Derby

City/Town: Derby

Region: Central England

The University of Derby is an ambitious, innovative and modern university offering a real world learning experience. Located in the heart of England, we build on our region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research.  

Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, a Top 30 UK University in the Guardian University Guide 2019 and in the top 1,000 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018), our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.  

We’ve invested £200 million in some of the best university facilities in the UK and with our reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes we offer our students unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies. 

Derby is a leading hi-tech and cosmopolitan city, home to global names such as Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier. With courses built with employability in mind it’s no surprise that 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of finishing their course (HESA 2018).