University of Derby

Introduction
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The University of Derby - "Inspiring your Future Career"

  • Based on insight key messages will drive employability, ranking (University and Subject specific), campus/student life and testimonials
  • 81.1% of our international graduates are in a graduate job or in further study after completing their degree *DELHE2015
  • We are ranked in the Top 50, at 48th place out of 119 institutions, in the Guardian University Guide 2017 and are a top 10 university for teaching quality (Times & Sunday Times League Table 2016).
  • We have a No1 International Student Centre for the second year running *I-graduate International Student Baramoter Ranking 2015
  • Students are taught by passionate, industry-experienced lecturers who have long-standing relationships with leading employers. They will inspire and support student goals and offer a personal learning experience with one to one support
  • Our commitment to real world learning means that we are continually investing in some of the best university facilities you will find in the UK. Students have the opportunity to work in these unique environments to ensure they get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.

Arts

MA Fashion and Textiles -

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops

BA Media Production -

This is a practical course where you’ll produce a substantial portfolio of high-quality media production work to impress potential employers. From exciting competitions to collaborative projects with industry, you’ll be challenged to come up with innovative solutions in a range of inter-related media

Engineering & technology

"We’re committed to developing the next generation of high-achieving scientists, technologists and engineers – ambitious and confident professionals who will go on to shape business and society. This is your opportunity to join a vibrant academic community that will prepare you for a rewarding and exciting career. We look forward to working with you very soon."

Professor Nikos Antonopoulos, Dean of the College of Engineering and Technology

BEng H Electrical and Electronic Engineering -

Become one of the elite of the engineering profession – a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This degree is accredited by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) under strict rules of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

We’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree:HESA 2016.



BEng H Manufacturing and Production Engineering -

Become one of the elite of the engineering profession – a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

We’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree:HESA 2016.

BEng H Mechanical Engineering -

Become one of the elite of the engineering profession – a Chartered Engineer (CEng). This degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

We’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree:HESA 2016.

http://www.derby.ac.uk/alumni/graduates/collegeofengineeringandtechnology/samahatsamim/

Life after graduation – a case study of a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from 2012

LHSS

Case Studies - http://www.derby.ac.uk/lhss/law/experience/career/

We’ve established a reputation for producing highly effective law graduates who excel in all areas of the legal profession – you can hear from some of them below.

Derby Law School is one of the leading centres for the study and teaching of law and justice in the UK. Ourlaw coursesinspire, stretch and challenge.

98% of students were satisfied with their Derby Law degree (LLB students responding to the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015)

We’ve established a reputation for producing highly effective law graduates who excel in all areas of the legal profession – you can hear from some of them here.

http://www.derby.ac.uk/lhss/law/video/

LLM -

The Derby LLM offers maximum flexibility. Available to lawyers and non-lawyers alike, it provides unrivalled choice and opportunity - enabling you to choose from specialist pathways and modules to build a degree that matches your career aspirations, research pursuits and personal interests.

Benefit from our modern approach to teaching law in a global context: you can tailor your coursework and assignments to different jurisdictions, so gaining a truly international flavour of law

Read about some of our law students and find out what they think about studying at Derby

lawguardian top 20

HRSM

The University of Derby is recognised as a Top 10* UK university for degrees in Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Spa Management and offered the first Spa degree in the world. We deliver high qualityreal world learning enabling students to develop their knowledge and skills within commercial businesses including a high quality restaurant, a major conference, events and exhibition venue, an award winning day spa and exciting placement opportunities.

BSc International Spa Management -

You will be joining a department with a world-class reputation for pioneering spa management and wellness degrees

You’ll study in our inspirational Grade II* listed Devonshire Dome in Buxton, a leading spa and hospitality town

Study this subject at Derby and automatically become a member of hosco, the world's leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates

Business

At Derby Business School, we’re lucky: we simply look around us to find inspiration. Because here, it’s everywhere.

In and around Derby, there's a living history of thinking, conceiving and making that has influenced the world. We're proud to be part of it.

Shape your future, and Derby's, here with us.

MBA Global -

Become a successful manager and inspiring leader, fully conversant with global business issues. Our MBA Global and MBA Global Finance are designed for a new generation of ambitious business professionals with a truly international outlook.

Gain the strategic knowledge, vision and confidence to innovate, challenge and lead change

MBA

Education

A spark of knowledge might be all it takes to inspire an individual or community to learn, develop and achieve more than they ever imagined possible. If you’re passionate about fuelling that fire and helping others realise their potential, the College of Education offers a choice of courses designed to improve the lives of individual learners and the societies they’re part of.

MA Education -

Explore education in its fullest sense, from its pivotal role in society to the theories, policies and practices that influence and enhance it.

We offer a flexible approach to learning – you can gain a broad-based masters degree or choose to focus on a particular area of interest by taking one of our seven specialist pathways.

Read about a MA Education graduate and her experiences here

youth

CLANS

At the College of Life and Natural Sciences, our courses are specially designed to fuel the minds of the passionately curious. Our expert staff are actively involved in research, and we encourage you to have an active mind at every stage of your learning journey.

Awaken your natural curiosity

MSc Environmental Assessment and Control -

This course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences

Gain an in-depth and holistic understanding and knowledge of contaminated land and freshwater environments, as well as strategies to prevent, manage, and control contamination of these environments

Masters of Public Health -

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a public health practitioner who can lead, develop and evaluate public health projects

Learn alongside an experienced teaching team that is made up of public health specialists, health psychologists and biomedical scientists

Contact

Tel: 00 44 (0)1332 591698

Email: international@derby.ac.uk

Skype: derby.uni.international

Website: www.derby.ac.uk/international/

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Programs

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MSc

Master in Environmental Assessment and Control

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 United Kingdom Derby + 1 more

This course provides study aspects that develop an insight and skills for professionals in the government, industry, consultancy, academia, and other statutory bodies within the UK and overseas to evaluate contaminated land and freshwater management policies and strategies to achieve effective governance of these environments. [+]

Why choose this course? This course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences Gain an in-depth and holistic understanding and knowledge of contaminated land and freshwater environments, as well as strategies to prevent, manage, and control contamination of these environments You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement to experience working with employers in a range of settings, from practical-based training to practitioner-based learning This course will prepare you to apply the knowledge gained to real world situations and critically evaluate the outcomes to make strategic decisions This course provides study aspects that develop an insight and skills for professionals in the government, industry, consultancy, academia, and other statutory bodies within the UK and overseas to evaluate contaminated land and freshwater management policies and strategies to achieve effective governance of these environments We offer a learning approach suitable for recent graduates seeking a full-time study approach, and mature students in current employment a part-time route to suit their time commitments. This is a creative course that addresses human intervention strategies towards problem-solving in the real world, on examples such as flood defence. This will be achieved by linking with external organisations to include practical experience through field and laboratory work, and practitioner training through placements. Aspects of contaminated land will include legislation and regulation, identification, analysis and remediation, and human health exposure assessment through a case study approach using research informed teaching, as well as practitioner training. Within the water aspects of our course, you will focus on the environmental monitoring and assessment of freshwater, legislation and regulatory aspects, management of freshwater towards prevention and control of contamination, drinking water quality and human health, and a focus on flood defence. A number of factors ensure you are prepared for the workforce you will seek to join on completion of the course; these include placement experience with employers, and field and laboratory skills. Additionally, this programme is accredited by the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences (CHES), the education committee of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). CHES is the collective voice of the environmental sciences academic community and serves to enhance the quality of environmental education worldwide. A programme accredited by CHES is assured to meet high standards, contain a strong component of practical, field and theoretical activities, and has excellent opportunities for training, work experience and links to the professional environmental sector. Students enrolled on CHES accredited programmes can apply for free Student Membership of the IES and for a fast-track route to membership once they graduate, starting you on a route towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist. Face-to-face delivery of modules and placements will aid your development of transferrable soft leadership and management, and communication skills required to meet the demands of current employers. Most of our student employment will be within collaborative and multi-disciplinary teams. Moreover, you will be supported in your PDP through reflection upon your own learning, performance and achievement, and planning for your personal, educational, and career development. What you will cover You will study modules such as: Critical Issues in the Environment Contaminated Land and Remediation Freshwater Management Independent Scholarly Activity in Conservation, Biology and Ecosystems You will also choose three of these modules: Practical Training-based Placement module Practitioner Training-based Placement module Ecological Surveying Analytical Methods for Ecologists Entry requirements Entry requirements for UK students: You will usually need either an honours degree in a related scientific subject (at least second class) or equivalent experience Entry requirements for EU/international students: Please contact the University for further information. Careers and employability On successful completion, you can gain employment with a number of organisations, such as local authorities, government bodies (for example, the Environment Agency, and DEFRA in the UK), international organisations (such as the United Nations), environmental consultancies, industry, environmental consultancies, water companies, or pursue higher academic and professional qualifications. In terms of higher qualifications, our masters course will proide a good basis for pursuing research degree (MPhil/PhD) and coupled with relevant experience, may contribute towards gaining full membership of professional accreditation bodies, such as the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), or the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). It may also lead you to achieve professional body recognised status, such as Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv). These will provide a good resource for employment opportunities and keeping up-to-date with developments in the field. From a wider perspective, it provides a suitable qualification if you work in allied areas, to progress and broaden your skills; for example, if you're an environmental consultant, you may wish to specialise in land remediation, or other environmental areas. [-]

MA

Master in Education

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 United Kingdom Derby

During this course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain an expert understanding of the aims of education and its role within society through the exploration of education theories, policies and practices. Through a research enquiry, you will develop confidence and expertise in your chosen area of interest. [+]

Why choose this Master in Education course? 90% of students said that they were satisfied with the overall quality of the course, according to the 2015 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) You'll explore education in its fullest sense - from its pivotal role in society to the theories, policies, and practices that influence, change and enhance it We offer a flexible approach to learning, enabling you to earn a broad-based degree or specialise in a particular area of focus by taking one of our pathways You will receive a range of professional development opportunities, from early years through to secondary school, further education, higher education, and in the community Our teaching team are friendly and approachable with specialist knowledge, which they pass on to you. You can be sure that you'll be up to date with the latest theory and practice. About this course During this course, you’ll have the opportunity to gain an expert understanding of the aims of education and its role within society through the exploration of education theories, policies and practices. Through a research enquiry, you will develop confidence and expertise in your chosen area of interest. Our course is delivered by a highly experienced educational team with expertise across the range of educational sectors. Our tutors are friendly and approachable and will pass their specialist knowledge on to you, ensuring you are up to date with the latest theory and practice. We welcome students from both the UK and abroad, which will give you the chance to make new friends from around the world, while developing your intercultural communication skills and cross-cultural understanding. We offer you the opportunity to gain a broad-based masters degree in education or specialise by taking one of the following pathways: Early Years Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Leadership and Management Leadership Coaching and Mentoring Lifelong Learning Special Educational Needs and Disability If you choose to study part-time, there are also a range of other pathways available. Entry requirements You will usually need an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification. If your first language is not English you will need to prove you are proficient in English – IELTS 6.0 Careers and employability You will be encouraged to develop the skills of critical, creative and strategic thinking, enabling you to offer unique educational insights and encourage positive change to an employment environment. Such skill sets will enhance your career prospects by increasing both your educational knowledge base and transferable skills in relation to the field of education. You may wish to go on to further study by taking the Doctor of Education or a PhD. [-]

Master in Fashion and Textiles

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 United Kingdom Derby + 1 more

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors [+]

You will study at our Markeaton Street site which has both traditional and industrial equipment, and advanced new technology in our fashion and textiles' studios and other specialised workshops. Students benefit from our excellent links with industry in the fashion and textiles sectors You will be surrounded by like-minded creative individuals in our Department of Art and Design. You will have the chance to gain appropriate industrial experience working on high level, multidisciplinary projects. Derbyshire has a strong heritage in the fashion and textiles industries, with world-renowned companies such as Paul Smith, John Smedley and Aristoc on our doorstep. This inspirational backdrop will underpin your studies on this postgraduate course, which is one of only a few programmes in England with the option of combined study across fashion and textiles. The course will build on your skills, and will develop your potential to position yourself within the professional spectrum of design for fashion, textiles or related product areas such as knitwear, performance sportswear, or smart textiles for apparel and other uses. You'll be studying in a vibrant learning environment where you'll have the opportunity to work alongside designers from a wide range of disciplines throughout the department. Not only will you acquire professional design skills, but you'll also develop your enterprise and creativity, and you will feel empowered with the ability to challenge industry with production-ready innovation. Employable Graduates – we’re ranked 15th highest amongst all UK universities and 12th for English institutions with 96% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree: HESA 2016. MA This stage involves the realisation, testing, and evaluation of your masters practice project and related dissertation. You will choose modules such as: Fashion and Textiles Realisation (60 credits) This triple module is the culmination of your masters practice project. It will enable you to realise the practice concept that you defined and researched during the Concept module. You will work with independent scholarship and with an enquiring and questioning approach to test, analyse, and critically evaluate your work throughout the process of concluding your masters study. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Portfolio Advice - Art and Design CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY With ever more increasing pressure on employment opportunities in the fashion and textiles sectors, this course will provide you with a skill set that will stand you in good stead when you graduate. You could become an entrepreneurial designer, and start up your own business, using the skills you acquired on the course to take your products to market. We offer further support for emerging businesses, through our Creative Industries business incubation unit - Banks Mill. You could also go on to find employment within any number of global companies. Among the alumni from our fashion and textiles programmes, graduates have gone on to work for Polo Ralph Lauren in New York, Viewpoint Magazine, Franklin Till and Jaeger. You may also wish to continue on to further study through one of our MPhil / PhD programmes. [-]

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Contact

University of Derby

Address Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB, United Kingdom
Website http://www.derby.ac.uk/
Phone +44 1332 590500