Iniversity of Derby

Iniversity of Derby from Education for Advancement

By: Education for Advancement  04/20/2014
Keywords: Distance Learning, Distance Education, Business Schools

The University of Derby is the only university in Britain’s leading high-tech city. Derby has 12% of its workforce employed in high-technology functions which is four times the national average and higher than any other UK city. Home to the global HQ for Rolls Royce and the European HQ for Toyota, Derby has the highest average salaries outside on London. The University has over 1,000 overseas students from more than 70 countries worldwide. The University also has partnerships with colleges and universities in China, Europe, USA, Africa and Asia offering courses in subjects including Business, Engineering, Science and Art and Design. There is a permanent focus on real-world learning at the University of Derby with investment in facilities, industry partnerships and professional accreditations. Our real-world learning facilities include; Derby Theatre, State of the Art engineering workshops, two full size law courts, gaming workshops, commercial working spa and Clinical skills suite. We are a Gold Level Approved Learning Partner with ACCA. Other accreditations held by the university include CIMA, CMI, CIM, the Law Society of England and Wales and chartered status for our engineering programmes. The University of Derby has a history of producing employable graduates with 96.1%, who had completed a full-time, first degree course during the 2011/12 academic year employed or studying six months after their course. This ranks the University of Derby as 9th overall in England. The University has two campuses, which are 30 miles apart, one in Derby and one in Buxton. Derby is a busy city, which is less than an hour from Birmingham by car and about an hour and a half from London by train. Buxton is a picturesque small town on the edge of the Peak District National Park. We understand it is important to provide an excellent service for our students which is why we have invested in our International Student Centre which was voted the best in the world by international students in the 2012 International Student Barometer. We also have supporting facilities including our Multi Faith Centre and dedicated Student Employment Agency.

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