Real world learning

Links with industry

We have a reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes that offer unparalleled opportunities for students to gain professional work experience whilst they are studying. Our links with regional, national and international companies means our students are privileged to take up work placements and internships with leading employers.

Just some of the employers and organisations we work with:

The College also frequently welcomes guest speakers such as Mel Morris, owner of Derby County Football Club, Lord Neuberger, immediate past President of the Supreme Court and Richard Stones OBE, Head of Retail Loss Prevention at NEXT, to inspire and motivate our students, and also hosts visiting professors, such as Lloyds’ Chief Economist Prof Trevor Williams, who offers unprecedented access to latest developments in the city.