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At the University of Cumbria, you gain more than a degree – you are equipped to start a career and make a difference.

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This is achieved by making sure the courses on offer meet the demands of an ever-evolving workforce and emerging markets.

Thousands of students are led by expert practitioners who are engaged in research and scholarly activity and are at the forefront of their disciplines.

The University of Cumbria offers flexible learning, work experience and a safe space for critical challenge and experimentation.

All of this enables 96 per cent of their graduates to be in employment or full-time education within 15 months of graduating (GOS, 2020), with the university also ranked fifth in the UK for producing CEOs.

What makes the University of Cumbria distinct is their location, contribution to the vibrancy of place, and meeting market demand.

With campuses across Carlisle, Ambleside, within the Lake District World Heritage Site, Lancaster, and London, the university is connected with landscapes, culture, and specialist industries that no other university can offer.

In the next five years there will be significant investment and growth across the various campuses, with a new learning location and a brand new campus on the horizon.

University of Cumbria’s extensive portfolio is made up of more than 400 study options from undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, degree apprenticeships, and CPD and professional qualifications.

With significant links with industry, and a proven track record in forging collaborative partnerships with leading employers, the university offers a range of academic opportunities that provides its students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to build their careers.

The university has a proud history of offering a wide range of degrees across health, sports, social work, teaching, business, law, science, conservation, outdoor studies, arts, creativity, tourism, policing and more.

With new courses being developed every year, including a vast range of continuous professional development courses, degree apprenticeships, and foundation degree courses, making the impossible possible for more people.

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