Ranked in the TOP-20% of all Higher Education providers in the UK
A significant distinction for the University of Derby has been recently announced, verifying once again the strategic partnerships of Mediterranean College with leading UK Universities.
The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK.
Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Derby delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students, and is of the highest quality found in the UK. In its decision letter, HEFCE highlighted the University’s engagement with employers, personalised learning, engagement of students, outstanding resources, and its culture of excellent teaching, as particular areas of strength.
TEF links the funding of Higher Education to teaching quality. It has been introduced by the Government to encourage and raise the profile of teaching excellence in universities and colleges and is intended to help people choose where to study, by providing clear information about teaching provision and student outcomes.
University of Derby Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kathryn Mitchell, said: “I am incredibly proud that the University has been awarded a Gold rating for teaching excellence. We have built a strong reputation in terms of our teaching quality, and the Gold rating is confirmation that we are delivering to the highest standard. We put our students at the heart of everything we do and are pleased to see that our excellent student experience, and the hard work of our staff, is recognised in the TEF…”
The University of Derby is a TOP10 UK University for student employability and in the TOP20 for its teaching quality. Mediterranean College sustains a multifaceted, strategic franchise agreement with the University of Derby, providing Bachelor’s & Master’s in the fields of Economics & Business, Computing, Psychology, Education, Hospitality & Engineering.