University Of Derby

University Profile
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  • Tuition: £ 9,000
  • Students: 28964
  • Male to Female (%): 46 : 54
  • £2.45 per pint

    Price of a beer at University Of Derby

  • 2312 students

    People living in halls at University Of Derby

  • Average Grad Salary
    18300
  • Full Time Students
    75%
  • Guardian Ranking:
    54
  • Students in work/study
    84%
  • UG : PG Ratio
    82 : 18
  • UK : International
    90 : 10

University Summary

The University of Derby is a university in the city of Derby, England. The main site is on Kedleston Road, Allestreein the north-west of Derby close to the A38 opposite Markeaton Park. The University also has a campus in Buxton,Derbyshire, known as the Devonshire Campus, a grade II* listed building which dominates the local landscape and has a dome which is over 145 ft (44 m) in diameter, bigger than that of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. It was formally opened by Prince Charles in February 2006. A contemporary-styled building for Arts, Design and Technology students on Markeaton Street in Derby was formally opened in early November 2007 by Richard Branson. Courses are also run at the Britannia Mill site in Derby and the Chesterfield Centre for health education.

The University provides nearly 300 study programmes at undergraduate level. Undergraduate programmes as well as short courses, foundation degrees, and postgraduate degrees are generally superintended by individual faculties/research groups and cover most popularly-recognized academic disciplines and subdisciplines. The University’s Joint Honours Scheme allows students to combine over 40 subjects from across all four University faculties. Currently the University is home to 21,000 students in all areas of study.

The University offers a variety of resources and facilities to its students, including computing laboratories, a spa (Buxton), two computer games development suites, a life-like hospital teaching environment with robot patients, a well-stocked Learning Resource Centre (opened in 1997) at the Kedleston Road site, a restaurant run by culinary students, a university bus system, conference and/or colloquium settings, multi-functional lecture theatres, art and culture venues, concert venues, recording studios, sport centres, sport halls, fitness suites, outdoor pitches, student union bars and cafes, meditation/prayer rooms, natural/park environments, and frequent exhibitions by local, national and international organisations, businesses and product vendors.

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University Address:

University Of Derby
Kedleston Road , Derby , DE22 1GB