Business Undergraduate Courses

Take your first step to becoming an outstanding business leader. Our practical and inspiring degrees in Business and Management or International Business will put you at the heart of the business action and in prime position for a high-flying career.   

Our Business courses fall into two distinct areas. Our Business and Management courses will prepare you to be a business leader of the future. All our business management courses are dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This means you’ll achieve a highly respected second professional qualification upon successful completion of your course, adding additional value to your CV. You’ll be able to build your own degree that matches your interests and aspirations, with courses featuring specialist pathways and an extensive choice of optional modules.

Our International Business courses will allow you to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly global and complex business environment. We nurture your interest in how businesses run in different countries, cultures and markets and keep you right up to date with what’s happening in the world economy. You’ll focus on economic, financial, legal and cultural factors facing international businesses, crucial for students aspiring to work for global organisations.

New Derby Business School in the city centre

Opening 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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I chose to study Business Management at the University of Derby because of the combination of academic challenge and teaching quality. The practical focus of the course makes the prospect of studying a business degree highly appealing.

Frederick Sawe
BA (Hons) Business Management and Human Resource Management Joint Honours
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During my International Business course, I have learnt about the world of business from an international perspective. Understanding how other countries work will help my future goals of becoming an entrepreneur

Laura Jimenez Tarragona
BA (Hons) International Business (Top-up) graduate
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Business, Law and Social Sciences academics ranked among most cited researchers

Our research team are in the top 2% of the most highly-cited researchers in the world. They have been featured in the top 160,000 cited researchers out of seven million researchers worldwide.

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Virtual Open Day

Delve deeper into the course with our Virtual Open Day, packed with subject and course information to help you make your choice, including tours of facilities, 360° views of award-winning accommodation plus advice and insight from students and academics.

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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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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Make it Real
at Derby

We want you to realise your vision for your future. The University of Derby is a place where you can take your passion and talent and use them to create a better world.

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