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)

All students: 
17,585
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
69%
Under 21 on entry: 
39%
International: 
4%
Undergraduate: 
81%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 25%
2.1: 42%
2.2: 26%
Pass: 8%

Employability (DLHE)

96%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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