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University of Derby - UK

Kedleston Road,Derby,England,DE22 1GB


Year Of Estabishment

1992

Staff

2.700 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Kedleston Old Rd, Derby DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

College website

http://www.derby.ac.uk/

College Contact

+44 1332 590500
Type

Public

Scholarship

Yes

No.of students

22,125 (approx)

Intake

Aug/Sep

Overview


University of Derby is a public university, established in the year 1992. Its setting is urban. Campus is located in Derby, England, United Kingdom. It runs on the motto ?Experience is the best teacher?. Derby was first accredited in the year 1992 by Privy Council. It is affiliated to Million+ and Universities UK. University of Derby is a non-profit organization.

Derby has more than 200 internationally recognized qualifications and is considered to be best university for its accommodation and faith provision in the state. In the year 2013, under the Times University League Table, the university increased its position by 20 places. Under the Guardian University League Table, Derby increased its position by 25 places in the same year.

Campus

The campus is located in the heart of the city of England. It is easily accessible via bus, train, air, via train it takes only 90 minutes to reach campus from main city railway station. The campus also provides regular bus service so that students can reach Derby within 10 minutes from the main city centre. Campus is sited in three places; Kedleston Road, Markeaton Street and Britnnia Mill.

Schools

Schools and colleges owned by the university are as follows:

  • College of Arts
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering and Technology
  • College of Health and Social Care
  • College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Life and Natural Sciences

Departments

The colleges and schools of University of Derby are spanided into various departments. Some of them are:

  • Art and Design
  • Media and Performance
  • Hotel, Resort and Spa Management
  • Education
  • Education and Childhood
  • PG and Initial Teacher Training
  • Academies and UTC
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Computing and Maths
  • Health and Social Care
  • Health Care Practice
  • Social and Community Studies
  • Therapeutic Practice
  • Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Criminology
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Life and Natural Sciences

Teaching Standards

University of Derby believes at providing experiential & research based and contributing in highest level of professionalism. According to The Guardian University Guide 2015 the university moved up by 28 places as published in The Guardian newspaper.

Courses

Derby offers more than 280 study programmes with undergraduate, graduate, short courses and foundation degrees in various fields. Some of the major courses are:

  • Law
  • Art
  • Science
  • Education
  • Technology

Student Facilities

The University of Derby Students? Union is affiliated to National Union of Students (United Kingdom). The headquarters of the union is located within the Students? Union Quarter which is at the campus located in Kedleston Road. The Students Union runs their own advice centre which is named the Source.

Focusing on student media, university publishes Dusted, a monthly magazine and ?D:one?, a community radio station.

Accommodation

University of Derby owns the following halls of residence:

  • Sir Peter Hilton Court on Agard Street
  • Nunnery Court on Nuns Street
  • Princess Alice Court on Bridge Street
  • Laverstoke Court on Peet Street
  • Lonsdale Halls on Londsdale Place
  • St Christopher's Court on Ashbourne Road
  • Peak Court, with entrances on Lodge Lane and Bridge Street
  • Flamsteed Court on Kedleston Old Road

Notable Alumni

Some of notable personalities of this university are:

  • Lucy Spraggan, Singer-Songwriter
  • Idris Khan, artist and photographer
  • Ashok Kumar, British politician
  • Paul Clark, politician
  • Khumbo Kachali, Vice-President of Malawi
  • Devon Malcolm, cricketer
  • David Imms, painter
  • The Sons, band
  • Peter Barnes, pilot
  • Idris Khan, artist

Scholarship

Some of the scholarship programmes of the university are:

  • UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme
  • US Federal Loan
  • Police Family Scholarship
  • Scholarships for International Students

Only full time students are eligible for scholarships at University of Derby. 

Courses Offered

Motorsport and Motorcycle Manufacturing Engineering BEng (Hons)

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Sport and Exercise Studies and Business Management BA (Hons)

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Analytics and Psychology BSc (Hons)

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Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BEng (Hons)

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Integrative Health and Social Care MSc

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American Studies and International Relations and Diplomacy BA/BSc (Hons)

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