The University of Derby is a public university founded in 1851 in the town of Dieby. It used to be called the Derby College of Art and Technology or simply the Derby College. It originally was established as the Derby Diocesan Institution, a teacher training institution. In 1992 h it has gaine university status .
The university is known worldwide for its excellent teaching and has therefore been awarded the prestigious gold rating in the Framework for Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes and a top 30 UK Universities in the Guardian University Guide 2020
In all areas of studies the university houses around 34,000 students, with more than 1,700 international students from 100 countries both undergraduate and postgraduate.
Derby also ranked top in the 2018 International Student Barometer rankings within the UK Modern Universities group for the formal welcome given to students arriving from overseas at the University, and first among the UK Modern Universities group for multi-cultural learning and support for faith.
The main campus of the University is in Derby City. The largest and most important campus on Kedleston Road in Allestree, north west of Derby, serves as the headquarters of the University. It is just next to the A38 and opposite the park of Markeaton. Derby Campus houses most university courses.
Derby Campus offers a variety of facilities such as computer laboratories, two development suites for computer games, general practice surgery, conference facilities, multi-functional lecture theatres, venues for art and culture, concert venues, studios for recording, sports and fitness centres, outdoor swimming pools, student union bars and center for multi-faith.
The Buxton Campus is located in the heart of the city, in the historical Devonshire Dome. The Buxton Campus is the home of professional and management specialist courses.
Buxton Campus facilities include an internationally recognized and award-winning business day spa run by students graduating in Spa and Wellness Management, a fine dining restaurant run by students graduating in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, hair and beauty salon, dome floor space events, outdoor leadership center, and engineering facilities for motor vehicles.
Campus is situated near Chesterfield town centre.
The Chesterfield site is a Health and Social Care Centre of Excellence.
It provides some of the best nursing education facilities in the UK. These include: a state-of - the-art Clinical Skills Suite, a six-bed mock ward NHS standard, an Immersive Interactive Simulation Suite that provides 360 ° projections of a range of work environments.
In 2017, the University of Derby was recognized as an excellent teaching at every level in the Teaching Excellence Framework and awarded gold rating.
At Derby, teachers have extensive industry experience, and more than 85 percent of classes have less than 30 students, ensuring your professors have more time and one-to - one assistance.
Student Teacher Ratio ( Number of students per staff)
University of Derby also have a greater staff to student ratio than most other universities.
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
For Course Specific English Language Requirements, Click HERE.
University of Derby will now accept the following alternative English Language Proficiency tests for most courses (where available) due to the Lockdown on account of the Ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic.
1. TOEFL online
2. IELTS Indicator
The Requirements are as follows:
|No. of campuses||3|
|Mode of Program||Full-time, part-time, online|
|Mode of Application||UCAS/ University Application/ via Representative|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, tuition discount|
It is prudent for students to be aware of the estimated expenditure associated with studying in the UK.
An estimated cost of attendance for international students interested in studying at the University of Derby has been given below:
|Tuition Fee for Undergraduate programs||14,045 GBP per year|
|Tuition Fee for Occupational Therapy||14,700 GBP per year|
|Tuition Fee for MBA program||19,800 GBP per year|
|Tuition Fee for M. Sc. program||14,700 GBP per year|
|Tuition Fee for M.A. program||13,500 GBP per year|
|Room Charges||110-145 GBP per week|
|Meal Charges||40 GBP per week|
|Miscellaneous Expenses||40 GBP per week|