International students

We welcome students from all over the world. Find out what the University of Cumbria can offer to international students.

Study Abroad

We encourage our students to study abroad whenever possible. It's an invaluable experience that you will cherish for the rest of your life. Thanks to our partnerships with universities across the world, we can help you continue your education in a new and exciting destination, allowing you to reach new heights in your degree.

Our International Exchange programme Our partners
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English Requirements

You may be asked for a recognised English language qualification (SELT – Secure English Language Test) before being accepted into Cumbria. The level you require for studying will depend on the course you apply for. To find out more about the requirements, as well as our English language courses, click the button below.

Information on SELT
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Pre-sessional programmes

Our pre-sessional programmes can help you prepare for the academic demands of studying in the UK at undergraduate or postgraduate level. They focus on developing your skills, grammar and vocabulary for everyday communication and academic study.

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International foundation programme

This one-year full-time programme is for students who want to study an undergraduate degree programme in the UK but who require further academic knowledge, study skills and possibly also English language development.

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Need more information?

Our international team is always happy to help with any questions you may have about international study. Click below to find out how to get in touch with us.

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International Student Guide

Please feel free to download our International Student Guide to get all the information you need about studying at Cumbria, including how to apply, preparing for your move and what to expect at our university.

Download the International Student Guide (PDF)

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