Originating as an education institute in the mid 19th century, the University of Derby is now an ambitious, innovative and modern university focused on real world learning. The University of Derby was ranked 2nd most recommended UK Modern University and number 5 for International Student Centre Support in the International Student Barometer 2016.
The University of Derby was recently recognised to be a top 20 university for teaching quality through TEF and have invested and over £200 million into their facilities over the last ten years.
The university provides over 300 study programmes at undergraduate level. Undergraduate programmes as well as short courses, foundation degrees and postgraduate degrees cover most academic disciplines and subdisciplines.
Currently the university is home to around 34,000 students in all areas of study.