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University of Derby

Be the next game-changer at the University of Derby

Take your career to the next level, or in a new direction, with postgraduate study at the University of Derby. With expert teaching, research innovation and industry engagement underpinning your studies, you are set to receive a high-quality learning experience in which you can pursue your passion.

Derby is nestled in the heart of England and benefits from fantastic transport links, meaning popular UK cities such as Manchester, Birmingham and London are within easy reach. With East Midlands airport on the doorstep offering a gateway to exciting global destinations, our central position provides the perfect student base.

Academic expertise

Our teaching team is made up of industry experts and active researchers who are at the forefront of their field. They are making an impact in our region and around the world by using their expertise and experience to drive innovation and positive changes. And you can be part of that story.

We are consistently recognised for our teaching excellence meaning you can be sure your learning is up to date and relevant to today’s world.

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Exceptional facilities

We are continuously investing in our facilities and will soon be adding a Biomedical Science Super Lab. A brand-new state-of-the-art Business School is also set to open near the city centre as a modern, zero carbon hub for students and start-up companies to learn, network and prosper.

Our main Derby campus at Kedleston Road features an outstanding Sports Centre, a four-storey library, a Multi-faith Centre and the Union of Students. You’ll also find lots of popular eateries including Starbucks and Subway. Through your studies, you’ll have unlimited access to the latest technology, industry-standard equipment and specialist research facilities.

Career support

At Derby, we believe in powering the next generation of thought leaders. This means that you don’t just gain the academic qualifications for a job, you acquire the skills, resilience, and experiences for a meaningful and impactful career.

Our career experts are there to guide, support and advise you, whether that be enhancing your CV or starting your own business, the University will be by your side every step of the way, making sure you’re on the path to success.

Our flexible study options allow you to study part-time or online, continuing your current carer while studying towards professional qualifications.

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We are a problem-centric, solution-focused university with a strong philosophy around shaping tomorrow, today. Within this, we have one simple promise – to make a positive impact.

Our research is pushing boundaries, and we partner with local, regional and global organisations to help them combat some of the most prevalent challenges we face in society, such as climate change and zero carbon.

Our research centres and groups showcase the broad range of research areas that the University is involved in. Each centre and group is led by an experienced researcher who is committed to providing a stimulating and immersive learning environment. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to grow, evolve and thrive in our inclusive research community.

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The University of Derby is an inspiring place to be where you’ll be stretched and challenged to reach your potential. But don’t just take our word for it – join us at one of our open events to discover more about our life-changing research and studying with us.

We’re known for our 5* events where you can meet and chat to our academic teams, understand more about postgraduate life and explore our state-of-the-art facilities.

We're really looking forward to welcoming you to our next event. There’s no better way to find out whether the University of Derby is right for you.

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