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University of Derby

Derby | East Midlands England

Town Rural

Ucas code: D39

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

62%

MED

Political

48%

MED

Varied union activities

70%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

58%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £19.5k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Student satisfaction score 81% HIGH

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

What students say about this university

Dialog 372 comments (113 students)
    • Accomodation

      Not looking for accommodation for next year, staying in my rented home

      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Support

      Didn't have any help on offer

      2018, 1st year, Creative Arts & Design Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Scholarship

      Awarded due to household income

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanisms & Machines

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    • Accomodation

      They have very good facilities and it’s a very good location but it’s not as social as I would expect

      2018, 2nd year, Training Teachers Primary

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    • Accomodation

      It’s cheap but there are no lifts

      2018, 1st year, Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Therapy

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    • Accomodation

      It is a friends current house

      2018, 1st year, Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Therapy

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