University of Derby

The University of Derby is an ambitious, innovative and modern university offering industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees to postgraduate study and research.

Derby’s academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure its students are ready for a successful career, wherever their talents lie. With more than £200 million invested in the last ten years, the University offers some of the best university facilities in the UK, including a STEM Centre, Forensic Training Facility and NHS-standard hospital ward.

University of Derby Kedleston Road Derby DE22 1GB
+44 (0)1332 590500
Vice Chancellor:
Professor Kathryn Mitchell

A new city-centre based Derby Business School, part of the University’s broader vision to expand its reach and reputation across the UK and globally, is also set to open in September 2024. This landmark building is proposed to be net zero carbon in construction and operation, aligning to the University’s sustainability strategies and its low carbon expertise and research agenda.

At Derby, academic expertise, research and innovation is used to foster talent, support skills development and promote links with businesses regionally, nationally and globally. In addition to traditional degree routes, the University’s apprenticeships, continuing professional development, knowledge transfer and sector-leading online courses create opportunities for individuals, employers and communities to develop and flourish.

Located in the heart of England, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, the University of Derby is proud to be building on the region’s heritage of innovation with industry-relevant expert teaching and world-leading research. Derby is a leading hi-tech and cosmopolitan city, home to global names such as Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier.