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University of Derby

University of Derby


With our reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes we offer our students unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies. That’s why we’ve invested around £200 million over the past ten years in some of the best university facilities you’ll find in the UK to ensure our students get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.

Renowned for technology and innovation, Derby is a thriving multicultural city and home to a wide range of industries with many global companies based here including Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier. It’s an exciting place to learn and experience university life, providing students with many opportunities to gain real world experience through placements and internships.

By choosing to study at The University of Derby you’ll put yourself ahead of the competition, with top rated facilities and courses built with your employability in mind it’s no surprise that 96% of our graduates are employed or in further studies 6 months after graduating.

We strive to deliver a stimulating and challenging programme of study for students to develop their skills. Many of our courses give students the opportunity to undertake a work placement year. Students have the opportunity to work for high profile organisations such as IBM, Microsoft and Boots, meaning they graduate with transferable skills, valuable contacts from industry and a comprehensive CV. We’ll give you an experience that will prepare you for a lifetime of achievement.

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. For information on all our courses including entry requirements and course details visit

Scholarships and grants

The University of Derby offers an exciting range of discounts and scholarships for international students across all levels of study. You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship and the International Excellent Student Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. The £2,000 Postgraduate (PGT) Scholarship is awarded automatically to most (international fee paying) overseas applicants, subject to eligibility. Please enquire with the team for more information about September 2022 offers and see our website for further details:

You’re thinking about studying abroad – a big decision! In this session you will hear what makes a UK degree different and special. Discover the UK’s innovative teaching methods, learning through small discussion groups and amazing placements in industry. You can take special degrees in niche areas or mix the subjects you love to form your very own degree.
Caroline Townley, International Officer, University of Manchester
Caroline Townley, International Officer, University of Manchester
Caroline is the Country Manager for EU, EEA & Eurasian markets at The University of Manchester. With over 10 years’ experience of working in Higher Education and recruitment in a range of organisations, Caroline is passionate about the benefits studying in the UK can offer. Having lived and worked abroad, Caroline has a particular focus on employability and the co-curriculum/activities outside of the classroom when advising students.
Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
Mikaela studied at an international school in Sweden before moving to England in 2007 to study an undergraduate degree in Event Management. She started her career in higher education in 2010, and has covered several duties including student support, study abroad and exchange, partnerships, recruitment, and admissions. She is now in charge of student recruitment for Europe and North America at the University of Derby.
The UK is ranked fifth in the world for innovation and three of the world’s top ten universities for Engineering are in the UK. Understanding mechanical systems is one of the oldest forms of engineering knowledge, but it’s still one of the most highly sought after. UK courses will help you understand everything you need for your career, from stress analysis and thermodynamics to the mechatronic insights you need to go into manufacturing and robotic automation. Join this webinar and learn from university experts why a UK Engineering qualification will open doors for you.
Scarlett Armstrong, International Officer, University of Leeds
Scarlett Armstrong, International Officer, University of Leeds
Scarlett has worked in international education for 5 years, with experience across multiple geographical regions. She most enjoys getting to interact with prospective students helping them to realise their educational goals.
Dr Adil Saeed
Dr Adil Saeed
Principal Academic in Engineering at University of Bournemouth
Andy Thomson
Andy Thomson
Regional Manager at University of Bournemouth
Anna Scott
Anna Scott
International Recruitment officer -SE Asia & Europe at University of Derby
Undertaking a postgraduate Marketing qualification in the UK will help you on your way to becoming a marketing leader and someone that is skilful in strategic and tactical marketing decision making. You’ll grow your skills in research and consumer behaviour and digital marketing and develop your theoretical and practical approach, positioning you well to take up diverse career options and global opportunities post-study. Interested in finding out more? Come along to this webinar to hear from UK universities directly about what their Marketing courses have to offer.
Anna Scott
Anna Scott
International Recruitment officer -SE Asia & Europe at University of Derby
Adam Charlton
Adam Charlton
Richmond, The American International University in London
Wendy Ridley
Wendy Ridley
International Recruitment Manager Europe at Newcastle University
Dave Eason
Dave Eason
Newcastle University
In this webinar you will learn all about the UK course opportunities available to you at Greece’s Mediterranean College in collaboration with the UK’s University of Derby.
Katerina Xini
Katerina Xini
General Manager – Principal Mediterranean College
Mr Dave Brierley
Mr Dave Brierley
Partnerships Liaison Manager, University of Derby.
Maria Ladea
Maria Ladea
Education Services Counsellor, British Council Greece
Participating Universities


Agriculture and related sciences
  • Food & beverage studies
Architecture, building and planning
  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Landscape and garden design
  • Planning (urban, rural, and regional)
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Genetics
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Sport and exercise science
  • Zoology
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Hospitality, leisure, and tourism
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
  • Transport
Computer science
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Software engineering
Creative arts
  • Cinematics and photography
  • Crafts
  • Creative/imaginative writing
  • Design studies
  • Drama
  • Fine art
  • Music
  • Academic studies in education
  • Research and study skills in education
  • Teacher training
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Ceramics and glass
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Polymers and textiles
  • Production and manufacturing
  • English
  • English and creative writing
  • English literature
Film, Cinematics & Photography
  • Film, Cinematics & Photography
  • Finance
Game Design
  • Game Design
  • Geology
Historical and philosophical studies
  • History by area
  • History by period
  • History by topic
Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
Mathematical science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
Media studies
  • Media studies
  • Midwifery
  • Audio recording and production
  • Music
  • Sound engineering
  • Nursing
Physical sciences
  • Forensic and archaeological sciences
  • Physical geographical sciences
  • Politics
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Publishing, media and information management
  • Publicity studies
Social studies
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Human and social geography
  • Social work
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
Software engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Sport
  • Teaching
  • Zoology


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