We're home to a diverse range of departments offering a student experience like no other. Study with us and you’ll be welcomed into a community of creativity and ambition.
Click on the departments below to see a list of their courses.
School of Architecture
Our BA courses are fully accredited by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). You'll learn how to lead on projects, solve complex problems and communicate your ideas while thinking about the wider responsibilities of the architect.
School of Education
Our Education, Culture and Childhood BA allows you to focus your interests around linked topics - children, families, education - while retaining a breadth of professional career options on graduation.
Department of Geography
Our Royal Geographical Society accredited degrees are informed by world-class research and address issues such as climate change, international development and food security. With the Peak District National Park on the doorstep, you'll be in one of the best places in the UK to study geography.
Department of Landscape Architecture
Our undergraduate courses are unique in combining a broad training in landscape architecture with specialist modules in ecology and planning. We pride ourselves on our innovative approaches to learning and teaching and our students learn in a variety of ways.
School of Law
At the School of Law, you will get opportunities to learn, research and work with academics and professionals to achieve your ambitions and invest in your future.
Department of Politics and International Relations
We believe that the study of politics and international relations should be interesting, engaging and up-to-date. We'll work with you to investigate the big political questions of today and tomorrow, using innovative teaching methods, backed by world-class research, to really bring politics to life.
Department of Sociological Studies
We are one of the leading sociology departments in the UK, offering a breadth of specialist modules to choose from, allowing you to study the areas that appeal to you the most.
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
We offer three undergraduate courses, including our MPlan which is the only triple-accredited course of its kind in the UK. According to the most recent Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey, 98% of our graduates go on to find work or further study six months after graduation.