University of Derby

University of Derby Kedleston Rd, Derby DE22 1GB, UK


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Transform your future at the University of Derby

Whether you want to step up the career ladder, change paths or pursue your passion for a subject you love, you can transform your world with postgraduate study at the University of Derby.

Located in the heart of England, Derby has great transport links with the rest of the UK. This central position means that the city has a long-standing reputation for innovation and industry. We have strong connections with a range of regional employers to support your studies through applied learning, guest lectures, and other opportunities.

Academic expertise

Our teaching team brings a wealth of industry expertise to your studies – many are still working in their chosen profession. Many are also actively engaged in research, working towards new discoveries in areas as diverse as health and wellbeing, criminology, education, and the arts and creative industries. Their research will inspire and inform your studies and create opportunities for you to contribute.

Exceptional facilities

Our bright, modern campus consists of several specialist teaching sites, including our vibrant hub at Kedleston Road. This is also home to our Sports Centre, main Library and social spaces. Wherever you are based for your studies, you will find the latest technology and industry-standard equipment at your fingertips.


If you are interested in undertaking a research degree, it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the subject you are passionate about, set your own work goals, and make an important contribution to your field.

We have a vibrant research community, with over 330 doctoral students and more than 250 research-active staff. We organise regular events and networking opportunities to support you on your research journey.

Careers support

Our flexible study options mean that you can choose to study part-time or online, continuing in your career while working towards professional qualifications. And there’s a range of career support and advice for you, including CV workshops, an employer mentoring scheme, networking and other events, and guidance on starting your own business.

Visit us

Join us at one of our Open Events to find out more about postgraduate study at Derby. Talk to our teaching team, explore our campus and meet our specialist support teams. We look forward to welcoming you.


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