Opening January 2025
Degrees available at our Barrow Campus
The BEng (Hons) Advanced Manufacturing degree is a new and modern course that blends the technical focus of engineering with environmental awareness, management principles and advanced computing skills. You will learn how to develop engineering solutions to manufacturing problems using new technologies through innovation and creativity.Learn more
Our BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree blends the technical focus of computer science with social and environmental awareness. Your studies will encompass a wide range of topics in data science, artificial intelligence, and cyber security, with an emphasis on innovating creative solutions using an architected approach.Learn more
Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in the world of business? This is the ideal course for you. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and lead organisations in a competitive business environment. Confidently make strategic decisions, solve complex problems and lead teams towards organisational goals – all the skills required to support the design, build and delivery of complex programmes.Learn more
Manufacturing engineering is a fascinating subject. Look around at all the things you are surrounded by – everything that you use, wear, and eat was brought to you by the skills of manufacturing engineers. The BEng (Hons) Advanced Manufacturing (with year in Industry) degree is a new and modern course that blends the technical focus of engineering with environmental awareness, management principles and leading-edge IT skills. You will learn how to develop engineering solutions to manufacturing problems using new technologies through innovation and creativity.
The BSc (Hons) Computer Science (With sandwich placement) degree is a fresh and modern course that blends the technical focus of computer science with social and environmental awareness. Your study will encompass a wide range of topics in data science, artificial intelligence and cyber security, with an emphasis on innovating creative solutions using an architectured approach.
Three Reasons Why We Love #brilliantbarrow
Our Degrees ensure that you will be in a fantastic learning environment gaining knowledge and skills from professionals and fellow students.
Shared workspaces – As part of the Barrow Learning Quarter, you will have access to modern learning facilities, flexible study spaces, excellent library resources, great social and meeting places, and much more.
Free-time - With the Lake District National Park on your doorstep, you really are spoilt for choice. Outside of your classes, you can embrace the glorious surroundings and enjoy the many outdoor activities available in the local area. If you enjoy nights out, dine at one of the many local independent restaurants serving delicious food and sample the range of bespoke beers and gin produced in the region.
Explore Barrow - Immerse yourself in #BRILLIANTBARROW's culture by exploring the remains of Furness Abbey or diving into history at the Dock Museum. Just a stone's throw away you will discover Piel Island, a 50-acre island situated at the tip of the Furness Peninsula. You can even do a spot of seal spotting off Walney Island!
As a Barrow resident, a role in advanced manufacturing – whether as an engineer, computer scientist or business manager – is a great career choice.
If you're a resident of Barrow, you can benefit from the thriving advanced manufacturing industry in the area. With firms like BAE Systems being a major employer, employing 29% of the town's population, there are ample opportunities to work on the design and construction of Royal Navy submarines. The University of Cumbria is committed to improving the well-being, health, and prosperity of the area by developing a strategic approach to up-skilling. This will help create the right conditions for businesses and their local supply chains to thrive and attract investment.