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.
Our significant investment in world class facilities is building on our reputation for student-focused real world learning, in an increasingly competitive sector.
With our reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes we offer our 34,000 students unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies. That’s why we’ve invested around £100 million over the past five years in some of the best university facilities you’ll find in the UK to ensure our students get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.
Renowned for technology and innovation, Derby is a thriving multicultural city and 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 students with many opportunities to gain real world experience through placements and internships.