University of Cumbria

We are the University of Cumbria, where the impossible is made possible. A distinct university in a unique place that has inspired generations to conquer the problems of their age.

Virtual Open Day

Webinar:  Aug 11, 2021 5:00 PM (timezone: Europe/London)

Our popular virtual Open Day experience is back, bringing our five unique campuses and abundance of degree options directly to you from the comfort of your sofa. We can’t wait to welcome you into our event and show you what life at Cumbria is all about. Stay Focused. Go Far. We’ve got you.

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Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE

Webinar:  Aug 16, 2021 5:00 PM (timezone: Europe/London)

Already have a degree and want to become a primary school teacher or are looking for a career change or a career full of opportunities where you can make a positive difference? Then this event is for you. Attend our 'Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE' event and find out more about your career prospects, our courses, finance support, admissions process and talk to one of our academics about how to plan your next career move. Courses starting in September 2021, January and September 2022. FREE VIRTUAL EVENT. You will need to use Google Chrome as a browser to attend this event and already have a degree in any subject or the equivalent to take the PGCE route.

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International Students: All You Need to Know about Teacher Training in

Webinar:  Aug 17, 2021 10:00 AM (timezone: Europe/London)

Do you already have a degree and want to come to the UK to train to become a primary school teacher? Attend our 'Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE' event and find out more about your career prospects, our courses, finance support, admissions process and talk to one of our academics about how to plan your next career move. Courses starting in September 2021, January and September 2022. FREE VIRTUAL EVENT. You will need to use Google Chrome as a browser to attend this event and already have a degree in any subject or the equivalent to take the PGCE route.

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Why study at the University of Cumbria?

  • We are ranked 8th in the World and 1st in the UK for Quality Education (SDG4) (Times Higher University IMPACT Rankings 2020)
  • We are rated amongst the best in the UK for graduate employability, with 96% of our graduates in employment or undertaking further study within 15 months of graduating (Higher Education Statistic Agency, HESA, 2020)
  • We have one of the top 8 Law Schools in England (according to the Guardian University Rankings 2020)
  • With Cumbria, you can study at a University that keeps you safe and supports you every step of the way
  • We are a University born of pioneers:

- Pioneers of Art

- Pioneers of Education

- Pioneers of Conservation

- Pioneers of Mountaineering

- Pioneers of Digital Health

- Pioneers of Literature

As a modern university we are only 13 years old, but we can trace our origins back as far as 1822 (and even to AD120).

Programs and Courses

With seven beautiful campuses, including one in the heart of the poetic English Lake District, the University of Cumbria offers an exciting range of research-informed, professionally focused degrees in diverse and intriguing subject areas.

On our safe, picturesque, and self-contained campuses in Ambleside, Lancaster, Carlisle, or London you can study everything from Animation, Biomedical Sciences, International Business, Conservation, Criminology, Film and TV Production, Forensics, Forestry, Management and Marketing, Law, Outdoor Studies, Outdoor Leadership, Nursing, Psychology, Project Management, Occupational Therapy, Wildlife Media, Zoology and many other subjects.

The University of Cumbria is committed to creating a sustainable legacy and joining our colleagues around the world in championing a brighter and more equitable future.

Our areas of expertise are:

  • Art / Design / Media
  • Business/(Project) Management/Leadership
  • Conservation /Forestry/Geography/Outdoors
  • Health
  • Law
  • OT/Physiotherapy/Sports Rehab
  • Teacher Training

Beautiful campuses

Join us at one of seven campuses across the North West and London. Spread across two World Heritage Sites, the Lake District National Park, and England's iconic capital city, our historic campuses are surrounded by natural beauty, vibrant student communities, and endless career opportunities.

Carlisle: Carlisle is is a historic town with around 100 000 inhabitants only 16 km south of the Scottish border. Here you will find two of our campuses: Fusehill Street where history meets innovation, and Brampton Road where creatives teach creatives.

Ambleside: A small town in the Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, south of Carlisle. The Ambleside campus is the perfect place for world-savers, animal lovers, and adventurers.

Lancaster: Lancaster is a student haven full of history and culture. With iconic stone architecture, parkland, and a caring community. The campus houses top-quality facilities tailored to the needs of life-savers, world changers, and future leaders.

London: Just steps away from the iconic Canary Wharf in Docklands sits the London campus where you can study subjects like Business, Education, or Health.

Other campuses:

  • Workington
  • Barrow-in-Furness

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Subjects you can take at University of Cumbria

Facts

Student number: over 13000

Internationall students: 9%

7 campuses: Carlisle Fusehill Street, Carlisle Brampton Road, Ambleside, Lancaster, London, Barrow, Workington

5 institutes: Health, Arts, Education, Business Industry and Leadership, Science Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies

Quality education: ranked 8th in the World and 1st in the UK for Quality Education by Times Higher University IMPACT Rankings 2020


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