Futures Programmes

Gain an insight into your future degree choice and a guaranteed interview

An opportunity to find out more about your future degree choice and secure a guaranteed interview.

By taking part in two webinars, from the comfort of your own home, you can find out more about future degree choices and secure a guaranteed interview or offer on a selection of University of Cumbria degrees.

What's covered in the webinar?

Webinar 1 - Tuesday 5 March 2019, 5pm-6pm

Webinar 2 - Tuesday 19 March 2019, 5pm-6pm

In-school Sessions

We also offer in-school sessions about our Futures Programme, please contact our Schools and Colleges Team to find out more.

Contact us

Book your place on the Futures Programme

The following courses are part of the Futures programme:

Future Health

Outcome
Guaranteed interview

Criteria
Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars.

Courses

SubjectBooking
Diagnostic Radiography Webinar 1 >>
Webinar 2 >>
Nursing (Adult)  Webinar 1 >>
Webinar 2 >> 
Nursing (Learning Disabilities)  Webinar 1 >>
Webinar 2 >> 
Nursing (Mental Health)  Webinar 1 >>
Webinar 2 >> 
Occupational Therapy  Webinar 1 >>
Webinar 2 >> 

Future Teachers

Eligible course
BA (Hons) Primary Education (3-11) with QTS

Outcome
Guaranteed interview

Criteria
Student must meet the GCSE requirements and predicted grades must be within 8 UCAS points of the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars.

Register for webinar 1

Register for webinar 2

 

Terms and conditions

Please see below the terms and conditions for our future programmes.

Guaranteed interview

  • The guaranteed interview offer can only be applied to University of Cumbria courses linked to the Futures webinars attended. Please see the table below for clarification.

  • The guaranteed interview will only be offered if both Future webinars are attended on the dates and times aired, prior to submitting an application for the degree programme through UCAS. Interviews cannot be restrospectively reuqested if you have already applied for one of the eligible courses at the University.

  • The guaranteed interview will only be offered if the applicant is predicted to, or has already received grades within the criteria specififed for each event. Please see the table below for clarification. Please note, the standard offer is always at the top of the 'range'. I.e. if the entry requirements state 96 - 112 UCAS points, the standard offer is 112 UCAS points. 

    For example: University of Cumbria entry requirements for BA Hons Fine Art are 96 - 112 UCAS points. The standard offer would be at the top of the range, 112 UCAS points. Following attendance at the Future Artists and Designers webinars, an applicant would be made an offer of a guaranteed interview if they are predicted to, or have already recieved 104 UCAS points or more (within 8 UCAS points of the top of the range).

    Alternatively, for Future Health subjects, the applicant would be mande an offer of a guaranteed interview if they are predicted to, or have already received the standard offer of UCAS points.

Guaranteed Offer (Future Scientists only)

  • The guaranteeed offer can only be applied to University of Cumbria courses linked to the Future Scientists webinars attended. Please see the table below for clarification. 

  • The guaranteed offer will only be offere if both Futures webinars are attended on the dates and times aired, prior to submitting an application for the degree programme through UCAS and if the student meets all criteria specified in the table below. An offer cannot be restorpectively requested if you have already applied for one of the eligible courses at the University. 

  • The guaranteed offer will be made at the top of the range upon application.

    For example: University of Cumbria entry requirements for BSc Hons Forensic and Investigative Science are 104 - 120 UCAS points including A2 in Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry or Physics subject (or equivalent) and GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C / Level 4 or above. The standard offer would be at the top of the range, 120 UCAS points. Following attendance at both Future Scientist webinars and assuming the applicant meets the criteria detailed above, the applicant would be made a guaranteed offer of 120 UCAS points. 

  • To receive either guaranteed offer or interview, it is imperative that the applicant correctly completes all personal details requested on registration for the two events.

  • Neither the guaranteed offer nor the guaranteed interview can be redeemed at a different institution or against courses that are not listed in the terms and conditions. 

  • Only one University of Cumbria offer can be redeemed per course upon application - participating in multiple activities for the same degree programme will not result in the accumulation of points or guarantees. If multiple events are attended the University will give the best outcome possible.

Degree programmes the offers can be used against

Futures Programme EventDegree programmes that the offer can be used againstOfferCriteria
Future Artists & Designers BA (Hons) Fine Art
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA (Hons) Illustration
BA (Hons) Photography
Guaranteed Interview Predicted grades must be within 8 UCAS points of the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Health - Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Health - Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Health - Nursing 
(Learning Disabilities)
BSc (Hons) Learning Disabilities Nursing Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Health - Nursing 
(Mental Health)
BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 

Future Health - Occupational Therapy 

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirements and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Performers BA (Hons) Acting
BA (Hons) Dance
BA (Hons) Musical Theatre
BA (Hons) Performing Arts
Guaranteed Interview Predicted grades must be within 8 UCAS points of the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Police Officers

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing

BSc (Hons) Security, Intelligence and Investigative Practice

Guaranteed Interview Predicted grades must be within 8 UCAS points of the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 
Future Scientists

BSc (Hons) Biology
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
BSc (Hons) Forensic & Investigateive Science
BSc (Hons) Zoology

Guaranteed Offer Student must meet the GCSE and level 3 subject requirments and predicted grades must match or exceed the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars.
Future Teachers BA (Hons) Primary Education (3-11) with QTS Guaranteed Interview Student must meet the GCSE requirements and predicted grades must be within 8 UCAS points of the standard offer. Student must attend both webinars. 

Contact us

If you require further information about these two exciting programmes, please get in touch:

Tel: 01228 616333
Email: schoolsandcolleges@cumbria.ac.uk 


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