The University of Derby has more than 1,700 students from 100 countries studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Options for overseas students include experiencing student life in the UK by studying on campus; staying at home and completing a UK degree online; or studying at one of Derby's partner institutions overseas – students can then come to Derby to complete or continue their course.
Scholarships & funding
University of Derby has made major changes to support international students with the availability of numerous scholarships.
Vice Chancellor Scholarship – Offers full tuition fees for one year for undergraduate and postgraduate study.
Excellent International Student Scholarship - GBP 5,000 scholarship for outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate international students.
Leadership Scholarship – GBP 5,000 scholarship for a limited number of leading MBA students.
Tourism and Hospitality International Excellence Scholarship – GBP 3,000 scholarship for a limited number of international students.
Regional High Achievers Scholarship - GBP 3,000 scholarship for high achieving students from China, Southeast Asia, North Africa, India, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
International students may also be eligible for GBP 2,000 postgraduate scholarships or one of the numerous sports scholarships on offer for high quality performance.
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• In the National Student Survey 2012, over 80% of students were fully satisfied with their course, with some subject areas winning 100% approval.
• It has wide range of courses cover traditional, vocational and professional subjects with flexible study options: full time, part time or online.
• The results of the latest Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) survey placed Derby 12th highest among all UK universities – and ninth for English institutions – for the percentage of students going on to jobs or further study.
• Univertsity’s courses are designed in partnership with industry, accredited by professional bodies and open doors to rewarding careers.