Studying one of our undergraduate courses at University of Cumbria is about much more than kick-starting your career. Our tight-knit campuses provide an unbeatable base to explore the beautiful North-West of England and beyond.

UK map showing campuses in Carlisle, Ambleside and Lancaster

Practical courses with work experience built in
We offer a wide choice of practical courses from Nursing to Teaching, Outdoor Studies to Performing Arts, many of which offer you the opportunity to have your placements in Northern Ireland.3

Try us for free at Summer University
Our Summer University, for pupils in years 11-14, is a fantastic opportunity to explore your subject of choice in more depth and experience student life first hand. Best of all, it's completely free - we'll even fund your travel and meals!

We'll bring Cumbria to you
You don’t need to come to us to find out more about our university, we’ll come to you! We’ll be visiting lots of locations in and around the Belfast area in 2019 & 2020. From schools and colleges to community locations, we’ll bring you a taste of Cumbria on your doorstep.

1 Average travel time from Belfast to Lancaster via Manchester Airport and Belfast to Carlisle via Newcastle Airport, including 45 minute drive to campus.
2 Terms and conditions apply
3 Placements are planned with the placement unit, every effort is done to help you get your first placement option but this may not always be possible

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Institute of the Arts

Lancaster Campus

Nursing, Health and Professional Practice

Institute of Education

Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Science, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies

Health, Psychology and Social Studies

Carlisle - Brampton Road

How to apply on UCAS

Ambleside Campus

Business, Law, Policing and Social Science

Accommodation during your stay