We are a University of 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 you, our students, unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside your 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 you get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.
We are part of a thriving multicultural region that is renowned for technology and innovation, and is 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 you with many opportunities to gain real world experience through placements and internships.
The University of Derby Group includes Buxton & Leek College, which provides further education and university level courses; Derby Theatre, our very own established professional theatre; and Derbyshire Student Residences Limited (DSRL), which offers accommodation for our students.