Discover how our students and graduates are making it real


Whether you want to take a new direction, become an expert in your field, or pursue your passion for the subject you love, transform your future with postgraduate study at Derby. At Derby we are ready, ready to stretch and challenge you to help you fulfil your ambitions.

Discover how our students and graduates are making it real.

Nathan Addai: pursuing his passion

As an animator, Nathan is passionate about creating content that is a force for social change. Using hi skills and passion, and with his tutor’s support, he created the first Mental Roots animation for the BBC.

Pretty Gill: is making it happen

Pretty Gill is in her third year of part-time masters study. On top of her studies for an MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, she also runs fitness classes and is a mum to two young boys.

Rabia Khan: rising to the challenge

Rabia likes a challenge. She balanced her Master of Public Health with looking after young twin boys and emerged after her studies into a global pandemic! She is now working as an Associate Director of Epidemiology for AstraZeneca.

Callum Thomas: taking a new direction

Callum had a dream to work with elite professional footballers. But after completing his MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, his career goals took a different direction. He is now ready to carve out an academic career starting with a research project into long Covid recovery.

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