College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

The College of Business, Law and Social Sciences supports your ambitions, encourages hard-work and drives innovation by pioneering real-world learning in our classrooms.

The College of Business, Law and Social Sciences comprises of three schools/departments: Derby Business School, Derby Management School and the Department of Law, Criminology and Social Sciences.

Our portfolio of industry-relevant degrees, many accredited by leading professional bodies, and our strong links with regional, national and international employers, means you will leave us far better qualified with a large professional network to land you that dream job.

The College's commitment to teaching is reflected by our TEF Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and recognition from The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 as being in the Top 20 in the country for Teaching Quality.

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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.

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