University of Derby Online Learning is the thriving distance learning division of the University of Derby.
The University of Derby is a modern university that provides teaching that is informed by research and is focused on delivering real-world, experiential learning.
Teaching quality and student experience are at the heart of everything that we do. Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, a Top 30 UK University in The Guardian University Guide 2019 and a Top 20 University for teaching quality in The Times’ Good University Guide, our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.
Our aim is to inspire people to achieve more in their professional and personal lives and realise their academic ambitions by offering a more flexible study option through online learning.
While studying with us you will engage with your course materials, your tutor and fellow students through the virtual learning environment and your student portal. Through our distinctive approach to online learning design, we are dedicated to ensuring that your study experience is rich and engaging, with highly current study materials and opportunities for you to engage with your fellow students to share knowledge, experience and best practice. Our approach is designed to enrich your learning and understanding and will help you in your assignment and assessments.
Online learning is a unique way to further your skills and qualifications. With a busy life to juggle, home, work, family, friends and of course ‘you time’, it can be difficult fitting in a weekly visit to a local university. Studying online allows you to manage your studies around your commitments.