Study with Derby Business School and you’ll gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to excel in today’s fast-paced global business arena. Whether your ambitions lie in accounting, business management, international business, economics and finance, marketing, event management, tourism management or hospitality management, we deliver a quality education where you not only learn about business but also get to do business. 

In a city founded on enterprise, we’re networked into the business community. Our partnerships span global corporates, SMEs and the leading professional bodies. You’ll mix with the region’s brightest business minds through work placements, consultancy projects, professional mentoring, real-world case studies, industry visits, guest speakers and networking events.

Derby Business School has become the latest business school to be awarded the Small Business Charter. This national accolade awarded by the Chartered Association of Business Schools is in recognition of the business school’s high standard of support for small businesses and the local economy, as well as the work it does in developing entrepreneurial skills in students. Derby Business School is also a full member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - a network of business schools and corporations dedicated to enhance excellence in management education and development globally.

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Financial Markets Lab

University of Derby students have access to real live financial data and can experience what it’s like to work on a trading floor in our Financial Markets Lab.

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Our students and graduates

Our students and graduates share their stories about their experience studying within Derby Business School.

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