University of Derby Online Learning, University of Derby

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is the thriving distance learning division of the University of Derby.

UDOL is now one of the UK’s leading universities for online distance learning. Our aim is to inspire people to achieve more and realise their academic ambitions by offering a more flexible study option.

We are dedicated to providing online learning degree courses, professional courses and CPD opportunities to people around the world. Our courses are studied entirely online, and study materials are available at any time via computer or mobile devices.

Online learning is a highly flexible way to further your skills and qualifications. With a busy life to juggle, home, work, 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.

Wide choice of courses available

You can choose from short courses and top up degrees through to postgraduate qualifications. You can choose to start in September, February or May. Subject areas include:

See our course listing for full details or try one of our free course tasters to experience online learning first hand.

Accredited Courses

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Institute of Hospitality.

How online learning works at UDOL

Online learning allows you to develop a whole new international network of like-minded people in similar roles, enabling you to exchange ideas, share best practice and of course make friends with people from all across the world.

Our team of expert academics, online tutors and online learner advisors will be on hand to support and guide you throughout your studies.

Key benefits include:

  • Structured online learning environment with assessment deadlines based around trimesters
  • Flexibility to plan your study periods around individual commitments
  • Access to engaging learning materials online at any time via a computer or mobile devices
  • Expert academic advice and tuition from experienced online tutors with additional pastoral support from a dedicated online learner advisor
  • Affordable fees and flexible payment plans
  • Join a global community of like-minded professionals in your field
  • Share sector experience and knowledge with fellow students
  • Choice of three intakes – September, January and May

For more information about online learning with UDOL contact us or visit our website.

Times Good University Guide 2018 Ranking 81
Guardian 2019 Ranking 29/121
Address Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB View on Map
Contact Telephone +44 (0)1332 59 4000

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  • Abdulkadir Hassan

    MBA Global

    Abdulkadir is a University of Derby Online Learning 2016 graduate and studied his online degree to improve his skills and knowledge while living in United Arab Emirates. After researching different online universities, he decided to choose Derby, and regards it at one of the best he’s ever been to.

    To watch Abdulkadir's video and find out about his online experience at the University of Derby Online, visit here.

  • Patrick Katuruza

    Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) Top-Up degree

    Patrick graduated from UDOL in July 2017 with a 2:1 from the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Top-Up. He is originally from Zimbabwe, and relocated to Qatar for a new job opportunity as a Senior Internal Auditor.

    Patrick completed his ACCA Qualifications in 2007 and decided he wanted to enhance his knowledge, so decided to apply to the University of Derby Online Learning. He chose to study online because of the flexibility it offered. He knew it would be hard to balance work and study, so online learning was a great option.

    To find out more about his online experience at the University of Derby Online, visit here.

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