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, School of Law and Social Sciences and the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, 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 and industry professionals, 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
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New Derby Business School in the city centre

We're building a new Derby Business School, serving as an international centre of excellence. The superb new teaching facilities will build on our established reputation for inspirational teaching and research excellence, as we shape the next generation of qualified business leaders.

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A commitment to sustainability

The College of Business Law and Social Sciences has been awarded Carbon Literate Organisation Bronze and Silver status, highlighting our commitment to addressing climate change and promoting sustainability through Carbon Literacy education for College staff.  

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Our research

At Derby we believe in research that matters to people. Research within our College of Business, Law and Social Sciences is distinctive, relevant, insightful and designed to make a difference.

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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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Our students and graduates

Our students and graduates share their stories about their experience studying within the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

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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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