College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

With its strong focus on quality, innovation and real-world learning, the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences supports ambition and drives success. We ensure you're better qualified, better connected and better prepared to excel in your career.

Comprising Derby Business School and the School of Law and Social Sciences, the College delivers a distinctive portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional study opportunities spanning a wide range of disciplines. 

Our industry relevant degrees, many accredited by leading professional bodies, are enriched by flourishing partnerships with regional, national and global employers. Our students mix with real business leaders, their perspectives sharpened through work placements, fieldtrips and networking.

Among our many success stories:

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The College continues to boost its reputation for solving the challenges industry and society face while providing our students with opportunities to gain unique experiences which help them to actualise their career ambitions.

Professor Kamil Omoteso
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College

Business, Law and Social Sciences staff

Find out about our staff, their teaching responsibilities, professional interests, research, qualifications, membership of professional bodies, industry experience and their recent publications.

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Real world learning

We work with organisations and employers to make sure your time here gives you the best possible start to your career.

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Our research

Simply put, our researchers generate distinctive, impactful and relevant research. We generate, communicate and apply knowledge and insights for the direct benefit of our students, partners and community.

Our approach is one of joint discovery in order to enhance practice locally, nationally and internationally, and to support effective policy-making and governance. Our research has a purpose: relevant and insightful for our partners whilst inspirational and informative for our students, who often support us in undertaking research.

Research themes

Our researchers include dedicated research centre staff, college researchers, PhD and professional doctorate researchers as well as visiting professors and fellows. Together they support us to produce research to our principal themes:

Interested in working with us on a research project to support your business or organisation? Contact the relevant group to discuss your project. Learn more about our research here.

Executive and Professional Education

Achieve your goals with our suite of flexible executive and professional education programmes, underpinned by expert teaching and inspired by the latest business and management thinking.

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