Course details

Study options

Full-time: 4 years †

UK/EU fee

£9,250 per year (2018/19)

International fee

Available on request (2018/19)

Course level

Undergraduate

Qualification

Joint Honours

Start date

September

Location

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

What is Joint Honours?

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects.

You can combine any two subjects as long as they’re in different zones, find out what you can combine this subject with.

Course description

During this course you'll explore a range of subjects and get back into the swing of studying again.

As well as improving your language and numeracy skills you'll develop your confidence in writing essays and reports, undertaking research, analysing numbers, doing presentations, managing your time and working as part of a team.

Throughout this course you'll be able to use the library, which has a large collection of books and journals, as well as different areas for group work and individual study. There is also plenty of IT equipment for use.

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What you will study

You'll study these subjects:

You'll then choose a total of three further subjects from:

*In order to study Physics or Maths at level 3 you MUST already hold GCSE Maths at C or above.

How you will learn

You'll be taught through lectures, tutorials, workshops and practical sessions.

How you will be assessed

You'll be assessed in a variety of ways, including presentations, reports, essays and case studies.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will need to demonstrate a commitment and ability to study at this level, and take a literacy test before we can offer you a place. GCSE Maths and English are preferred for entry to the course but level 2 English and Maths can be studied alongside your course. If you undertake L3 Physics or Maths as part of your course you are required to have achieved GCSE Maths Grade C or above prior to you starting your studies.

The course is not appropriate for students who wish to study at other universities, or who wish to progress onto specialist degrees such as Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Education (QTS) or programmes which use selection methods such as interviews, portfolios or assessment days.

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

 Full-timePart-time
UK/EU

£9,250 per year

N/A

International

Available on request

N/A

How to apply

UK/EU students

If you're interested in this course you'll need to attend an Information Event.

At the event, you’ll be able to find out everything about the course, find out about fees and finance and get careers advice.

International students

Full-time students applying in September should apply for this course through UCAS or you can apply directly to the University for an undergraduate course if you’re not applying to any other UK university in the same year.

Apply directly to the University

Information for international applicants

Applying for an undergraduate degree

Careers

You'll be able to move on to a Joint Honours degree once you've successfully completed the Foundation Programme or choose from many other degrees that the University offers.

Contact details

EnquiryEmailPhone
Course access@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 591080
Generaljointhonours@derby.ac.uk+44 (0)1332 590500

† Additional information about your studies

1 year on the foundation programme, and a further 3 years on your chosen degree.

Teaching hours

Like most universities, we operate extended teaching hours at the University of Derby, so contact time with your lecturers and tutors could be anytime between 9am and 9pm. Your timetable will usually be available on the website 24 hours after enrolment on to your course.

Please note: Our courses are refreshed and updated on a regular basis. If you are thinking about transferring onto this course (into the second year for example), you should contact the programme leader for the relevant course information as modules may vary from those shown on this page.