University of Derby

Derby | East Midlands

Rural Town

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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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 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.

Political

46%

MED

Creative

61%

MED

Varied union activities

62%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

57%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 89% LOW
Average graduate salary £17.6k MED
Student score 80% MED

Overall student satisfaction

86%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

17,325

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

82%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

34%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

56%

of students are female

Young / Mature

54%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

11%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

61%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

University images

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    Design lecture

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    Students in recording studio

  • On campus

    On campus

  • Summer bash

    Summer bash

League table rankings

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Where it's located

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