One Friar Gate Square

Welcome to the School of Law and Social Sciences, home to our Criminology, Law, Policing and Social Sciences staff and students.

This distinctive building is a self-contained site within Derby city centre. All students based here have access to library facilities, the Union of Students' Blends cafe, spacious and newly refurbished learning spaces, and specialist training facilities.

One Friar Gate Square is a 10-minute walk into the city centre and a 25-minute walk from our Kedleston Road site. All halls of residence are within easy walking distance.

Courses taught at One Friar Gate Square: 

If you are studying Forensic Psychology, you could study modules at One Friar Gate Square. 

The building houses spacious and newly refurbished learning spaces and specialist training facilities which include:

Virtual Open Day: One Friar Gate Square tour

Go beyond the classroom with the latest equipment, technology and study spaces to bring your learning to life. Have a look around our One Friar Gate Square site in our Virtual Open Day tour.

Virtual Open Day: One Friar Gate Square tour

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Accessibility

The Unibus is a free bus service available to all students with a valid student ID card, and it runs all year round. It connects all University sites within Derby city and has stops at halls of residence, Derby city centre, Derby bus station and train station. 

One Friar Gate Square is a 10-minute walk to the city centre and only a 25-minute walk to the main Kedleston Road site. All halls of residence are within easy walking distance.

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Students advocating in our replica Crown Court
The booking-in desk in our replica custody suite
students meeting in the Blends cafe