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University of Derby

Derby | East Midlands England

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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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.

Creative

60%

MED

Political

47%

MED

Varied union activities

63%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

57%

MED

Sporty

71%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 79% MED
Average graduate salary £19.5k MED

Number of students

17,062

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

30%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

24%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

8%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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