Business School

  • A personal touch

    With small class sizes, our academic tutors can get to know you as an individual and provide great tutor support

  • Expert training

    Our academic tutors are current industry consultants and published experts, so your learning will be right up-to-date

  • Prepare for you career

    Graduate with a solid portfolio of work - informed by academic theory and current thinking – to present to a future employer

  • Excellent location

    Study in the vibrant student city of Lancaster by the spectacular north west coastline and within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool

Our Business School is a growing area at the University of Cumbria; committed to providing a flexible and friendly student experience. The School was recently awarded The Small Business Charter Bronze Award in recognition of its active participation in supporting start-ups and small businesses in Cumbria and North Lancashire.

Find your course in Business

Why study at the University of Cumbria Business School?

Our growing Business School is based across our Lancaster and Carlisle (Fusehill Street) campuses. With a compact and friendly feel, our smaller taught sessions will encourage you to take an active role in discussion in order to develop transferable skills in communication, analysis and problem-solving.

We offer a wide range of flexible courses that are aligned to professional bodies; some with an optional sandwich route allowing you to work for a year in the UK or abroad as part of your studies. We also offer a number of courses available to international students.

Themes such as employability, innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity are embedded within all our courses to ensure you have a head start in your future profession, or to further your current career. We are actively engaged with the local community and our expert lecturers will ensure you leave as a 'work-ready' graduate, providing you with a competitive edge in the highly dynamic world of business.

Accreditation

Our Business courses are aligned with a number of professional bodies, which means you can trust them to deliver to the highest academic standards. The below accrediting bodies are globally and nationally renowned so you can be confident that our courses will deliver real-world skills recognised by employers:

The University of Cumbria Business School was recently awarded The Small Business Charter Bronze Award in recognition of its active participation in supporting start-ups and small businesses in Cumbria and North Lancashire.