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University of Derby

Derby | East Midlands England

Town Rural

Ucas code: D39

Located in the heart of England, we build on our region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching. Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and a Top 30 UK University in the Guardian University Guide 2019, our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career. Our three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield provide state-of-the-art facilities and a wide range of subjects to help students develop the skills and confidence to aim high.
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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

63%

MED

Political

46%

LOW

Varied union activities

72%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

58%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £19.5k MED
Student satisfaction score 78%

Number of students

18,025

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

79%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

30%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

42%

of students are male

Young / Mature

25%

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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