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 professional, 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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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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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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Be inspired by our Virtual Open Days

Take a tour wherever you are with our Virtual Open Days. See our first-class facilities, discover our courses and find out what it's like to be a University of Derby student.

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