University of Derby

About the institution

The University of Derby gained university status in 1992 and specialises in arts, design and technology subjects, although it also offers a range of other courses. The university has three campuses. The Derby campus serves the majority of courses; the Buxton campus specialises in hospitality and outdoor courses; and the Chesterfield campus is focused on nursing. Both Derby and Buxton are in the Peak District, providing students with easy access to the great outdoors.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
16,183
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
76%
Under 21 on entry: 
57%
International: 
8%
Undergraduate: 
83%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
289.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 20%
2.1: 42%
2.2: 29%
Pass: 8%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

93%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
49%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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