Joint Honours at the University of Derby

Two subjects, one degree

A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one undergraduate degree.

This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects.

Why should I study Joint Honours?

Joint Honours video

What subjects can I combine?

You can combine any two subjects from below, as long as they’re in different zones. E.g. Biology and Law.

  • Education Studies
  • Geography
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • American Studies
  • Biology
  • Business Enterprise
  • Business Management
  • Child and Family Health and Wellbeing
  • Creative and Professional Writing
  • Criminology
  • Dance and Movement Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Publishing
  • Zoology
  • Analytics
  • Architectural Design
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy Principles and Practices
  • Economics 
  • English
  • English Language
  • Film and Television Studies
  • Geology
  • Global Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Popular Music in Society
  • Popular Music Production
  • Accounting
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Environmental Hazards
  • History
  • International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Photography
  • Property Development
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Exercise Studies
  • Television Production
  • Theatre Studies

What our students say

Hear from our students about studying Joint Honours at the University of Derby.

Helen, one of our Professional Writing and Film and TV Studies (Joint Honours) students, tells us how the unique course combination gave her the chance to combine her skills with her interests.

Joint Honours student Helen

Molly Zakra talks about her Joint Honours course in International Relations and Global Development and Third World Development and shares the advantages of studying a Joint Honours degree.

Joint Honours student Molly

How does it work?

There are two ways to combine the subjects in your degree:

Download our Joint Honours Mini Guide for more information.

Got a question? Get in touch

For more information or if you have any questions regarding our Joint Honours degrees, please email