The University of Derby is ranked 26th in the Guardian University Guide 2020. As an ambitious and modern university, Derby offers high-quality, real-world learning experience to its students. The University of Derby was also shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year Award 2019.
The university is in the heart of England in the city of Derby. It has invested around GBP 200 million in the last ten years, on facilities and learning centres.
Derby students are prepared to face a world that is filled with opportunities, developing a great sense of personal and professional achievement. The university is known worldwide for its excellent teaching, and therefore it has been honoured with the prestigious gold rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF).
Students can choose from a range of courses at the university, which are some of the most comprehensive courses in the UK. Most courses are aligned to industry needs that help students become successful employees. Derby works with employers to ensure students gain employable skills during their time at the institution to hit the ground running on graduation.
Small class sizes with dedicated teachers ensure that every student receives one-on-one assistance. In addition, students receive outstanding support from various student-run groups on campus. Derby’s International Student Centre is ranked the best of all UK universities that participated in the International Student Barometer 2018.
The city of Derby is the Innovation Centre in the UK, known for its strong ties with reputable industries like Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier. It is also easily accessible by rail, road and air and is one of the safest cities, with affordable accommodation. The city offers an ideal calm and relaxed lifestyle with great opportunities for international students to really experience British culture.