University of Derby

Derby | East Midlands

Town Rural

Ucas code: D39

At Derby we provide you with education with the personal touch. We're a friendly, down-to-earth uni based in the Midlands. At Derby, you'll have to work just as hard to get your degree as at other universities, but we like to do things a bit differently. We believe in being approachable and caring, offering our students plenty of support and treating people as individuals.
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What students say about this university

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    • The downside

      Prices of food in the canteen.

      2016, 3rd year, Modern History

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    • Facilities

      they were going to close the library i need to use before i finish for the year

      2012, 2nd year, Occupational Therapy

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    • Everyday expenses

      If you do travel make sure you get a car Park pass sorted during induction as they don't give you a 2nd chance if you miss out....

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      2013, 3rd year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

      Everyday expenses

      If you do travel make sure you get a car Park pass sorted during induction as they don't give you a 2nd chance if you miss out. Over the year it will save a lot of money.

      2013, 3rd year, Business Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Everyday expenses

      The unibis system is good and cost efficient, food and drink can be easily found at good prices if people go to theright places

      2012, 1st year, Forensic Science

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    • Academic Experience

      The course is not too bad but just seems to lack that wow factor

      2013, 2nd year, Computer Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      lecturers' support

      2013, 2nd year, Pure Mathematics

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

55%

MED

Political

48%

MED

Sporty

71%

MED

Creative

60%

MED

Varied union activities

62%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18.3k MED
Student score 80% MED

Overall student satisfaction

86%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

15,935

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

83%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

32%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

56%

of students are female

Young / Mature

25%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

8%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

64%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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