Business - University of Derby


Business "The day has helped our students to engage and helped them to open up and work with other groups." - Teacher who attended the Business Summer Experience
 Business Challenge Day
Date Wednesday 11 January 2017
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description Led by one of our marketing lecturers and suported by our undergraduate Mentors, this day will provide your students with a taste of what studying a business-related subject is really like at university. Students will attend a marketing lecture and work in groups to devise their own business plan, before presenting their work at the end of the day to a panel of expert judges.
 Buxton Experience Day
Date Friday 7 July 2017
Year Group Year 11/12 students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Buxton Campus

The Buxton campus is home to our nationally recognised Sport and Outdoor, Events, Hospitality, Tourism and Spa degrees and this inspirational day gives your students the opportunity to experience these exciting degrees first hand. Students will attend an interactive taster session of their choice in the morning, which will introduce them to degree level study and also give them an insight into graduate careers. General workshops covering areas such as writing a personal statement, student finance and why go to university will be offered in the afternoon. Students will also be able to attend an interactive HE fair over lunch allowing them to find out more about all of the courses that are available in Buxton. Our student mentors will also be on hand to answer questions and talk about their own experiences of university life. 

 Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Maximum group size Flexible
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road

We offer a range of subject taster sessions to support your students' learning. The titles of these workshops are below:

  • Why study...? talks - 1-1.5 hours, Year 12-13/Access
  • Paper aeroplanes: Understanding profit vs. quality - 1-1.5 hours, Year 12-13/Access
  • Brands and celebrity endorsement - 1-1.5 hours, Year 12-13/Access
  • Niche tourism - 1 hour, Year 12-13/Access
  • Bloomberg financial markets lab - Half day, Year 12-13/Access
  • Simventure trading challenge - Full day, Year 12-13/Access

For more information on any of the above sessions please click here or contact us.


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