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Derby University

Buxton & Leek College is proud to be part of the University of Derby, a Top 30 University in The Guardian University Guide 2019 and rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

This unique position offers students a seamless transition from Level 1 all the way through to University Level courses such as Foundation Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Masters Degrees and PhDs. All University Level courses at Buxton & Leek College are validated by the University of Derby and students are invited to celebrate the completion of their qualifications at the University Graduation Ceremonies.

The University of Derby is represented at our College campuses in Buxton and Leek, and at the main University Campus at Kedleston Road in Derby, giving students the chance to study in a University environment and have access to world-class facilities. Not only that, Buxton & Leek College students automatically become part of the University of Derby Students’ Union, giving you access to a wealth of societies, sports, activities and support. All students get the opportunity to engage directly with the University Tutors and learn about University life. Students who progress from Buxton & Leek College onto a full-time Degree at the University of Derby will have access to a £1000 bursary.

Find out more about our Undergraduate Open Days, just click here.

Latest news:  University of Derby climbs 25 places to rank 29 in The Guardian University Guide 2019