Business postgraduate courses

We take you beyond the qualifications and prepare you for the business career you’ve always aspired to. Taught by international business and management experts, our courses equip you with both the global mindset and the global skillset which are essential for today’s agile business professionals. 

We connect the classroom with the working world so you’ll benefit from exciting opportunities such as consultancy projects, professional mentoring, conferences, networking events and guest lectures where you can engage with peers and influencers. For additional flexibility, you can choose to study all of our business courses part-time.

New Derby Business School in the city centre

Set to open in September 2024: 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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  • Our close links with businesses and other organisations unlock exciting opportunities. You will network with regional experts and international business leaders through guest lectures, consultancy projects, case studies and professional mentoring.
  • We have access to powerful real-world data in our Financial Markets Lab, including financial and company information, economic data and market analysis. This is a great facility to support your research.
  • You can tailor your International Business degree to your career interests and ambitions. Specialise in areas such as finance, HRM and marketing or choose a more general business pathway.
  • Our MBA programmes are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the UK’s professional body for managers and leaders. This means you graduate with an additional qualification – the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership – and can apply for Chartered Manager status.
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The lecturers link the theories to a real life example. The masters is helping me to improve my writing skills, to be more critical and to take the arguments in more depth without losing the main aim of the assignment

Mohammed Almohannadi
MSc International Business and Finance graduate
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Master of Business Administration (MBA Global)

Our MBA Global is designed for a new generation of ambitious business professionals with a truly international outlook. Featuring specialist pathways in both Global Finance and Hospitality Management.

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International student scholarship

We're offering a £2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students studying a full-time postgraduate taught programme (PGT). Terms and conditions apply.

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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

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