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BA (Hons)

Acting (with integrated foundation year)*

Explore contemporary and classical theatre whilst honing your stage skills in a creative space – where the professional artist in you will be given every chance to flourish. We’ve designed this course to inspire you and give you the artistic freedom to discover who you are as a performer – with the guidance of current, practicing professional tutors and highly-regarded directors in the industry.

BSc (Hons)

Biology (Microbiology)

We are helping support the creation of 27,000 new STEM jobs in Cumbria. For some there's nothing better than an afternoon in the lab, if this sounds like you, the University of Cumbria's £3.5million STEM labs are the perfect place for you to carry out your experiments. Surrounded by people just as passionate about science as you are and with cutting edge equipment.

BSc (Hons)

Biomedical Sciences

We are helping support the creation of 27,000 new STEM jobs in Cumbria. For some there's nothing better than an afternoon in the lab, if this sounds like you, the University of Cumbria's £3.5million STEM labs are the perfect place for you to carry out your experiments. Surrounded by people just as passionate about science as you are and with cutting edge equipment.

BA (Hons)

Dance (with integrated foundation year)*

If you want to take your love of dance to a professional level, then here’s a course that will let you do that successfully - and one that’ll see you flourish as a performer and artist in your own right. We’ll encourage you to find who you are as a dancer, to hone your technique and choreography skills by giving you the studio space and dedicated support to ensure you develop.

PgC

Digital Health

Digital technologies for health and care offer enormous potential to improve patient or service user outcomes, increase staff productivity, reduce errors and extend conventional care. This programme has been designed to support professionals working in any field of health or care with an interest in using digital technology, whether as practitioners, managers or commissioners.

BA (Hons)

English Literature

Discover English Literature from the Renaissance to the present, in global and regional and local contexts. You will explore the local area through field trips to feed your passion for literature and to spark your imagination. Pursue your passion and creativity, whilst gaining practical skills such as recording a mock radio programme, designing a web page, and producing a real-world project relating to your personal career plans, in a beautiful location with rich literary connections.

BA (Hons)

Film and Television

Achieve your true potential as a creator, this course guides students through the industry, with visits and lectures from prominent professional TV and film practitioners, it boasts a roll call of students who have scooped Royal Television Society Awards, become location scouts for Disney.com and continues to develop students to become experts in their chosen field.

BA (Hons)

Film and Television (with integrated foundation year)

Achieve your true potential as a creator, this course guides students through the industry, with visits and lectures from prominent professional TV and film practitioners, it boasts a roll call of students who have scooped Royal Television Society Awards, become location scouts for Disney.com and continues to develop students to become experts in their chosen field.

BA (Hons)

Fine Art (with integrated foundation year)

Seize your moment to do what you love and love what you do. The Fine Art course will enrich your knowledge enabling you to take your creativity into an exciting and fulfilling creative practice. Exhibit your work with your own show in our very own Vallum gallery plus unveil your talents at national shows such as 'Freerange' with your peers. Work with visiting local artists who will guide you in techniques that will enable you to achieve your true potential.

BSc (Hons)

Forensic and Investigative Science (with integrated foundation year)

We'll support you to secure the skills you need to become a forensic scientist. Develop the scientific expertise to confidently work from the crime scene to the court room guided by industry experts and through life-like crime scene simulations and real world experience, so you're ready to launch a successful career in forensics.

BSc (Hons)

Forest Management (with placement)

Learn to protect and preserve forests on the only professional forestry degree in England at our National School of Forestry in the heart of the Lake District National Park and spend a full year putting your passion into action on a life-enriching placement. Our classrooms have no boundaries here; you have the freedom to explore, travel and gain unique experiences to positively change the natural world.

PGCE

General Primary with QTS (5-11 years) - Mathematics specialism

Imagine helping children be the very best they can be from the very start of their academic life and ensure they have the essential maths skills needed for everyday life – you can as a primary school teacher with a specialism in mathematics. Our highly-rated PGCE General Primary with QTS: Mathematics will support your journey all the way from student through to achieving status as a newly-qualified teacher.

BA (Hons)

Illustration (with integrated foundation year)

Be inspired to become an innovative and experimental illustrator, you will build up a rich portfolio for future employers. You will take a critical approach to the broad practice of illustration, and challenge the position of the illustrator within commercial, social, political and cultural contexts, whilst maintaining and developing the core values that underpin the practice.

University Award

Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists (Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing) - Level 7

Our part time course will prepare pharmacists as independent prescribers. You'll learn to consult effectively with patients and carers, assessing their needs and wishes through understanding the signs and symptoms of the presenting complaint.

University Award

Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (V300) - Level 6

This is an exciting programme of study which, on successful completion, allows students to seek to have their qualification recorded by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and to practise as an Independent Nurse Prescriber (V300).

University Award

Independent/Supplementary Prescribing for Nurses, Midwives and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (V300) - Level 7

Our part time course will prepare nurses, midwives and health visitors as independent prescribers. You'll learn to consult effectively with patients and carers, assessing their needs and wishes through understanding the signs and symptoms of the presenting complaint.

MSc

International Management

If you aspire to work in the global business world with multi-national companies, MSc International Management will help you to secure the professional knowledge and skills to bolster your career in this fast-paced market. You will learn about international business practices, operations, sustainability and strategic management in the context of today’s complex and changing globalised marketplace.

BSc (Hons)

Marine and Freshwater Conservation

Play your part in preserving, protecting and restoring damaged marine and freshwater ecosystems and vulnerable species on a course where the classroom has no boundaries. Learn from leading experts and researchers in the Lake District National Park - home to home to 55,690 hectares of Sites of Specific Scientific Interest. We'll help you to make a huge difference to our planet.

BSc (Hons)

Marine and Freshwater Conservation (with placement)

Play your part in preserving, protecting and restoring damaged marine and freshwater ecosystems and species on a course where the classroom has no boundaries. Learn from leading experts and researchers in the Lake District National Park - home to home to 55,690 hectares of Sites of Specific Scientific Interest - and explore global sites with exciting placement opportunities. We'll help you to make a huge difference to our planet for generations to come.

MSc

Medical Imaging (Ultrasound) (part-time)

The MSc Medical Imaging (Ultrasound) programme designed for healthcare professionals undertaking obstetrics, gynaecology, general medical (abdominal and small parts), vascular, breast, musculoskeletal ultrasound training or a negotiated area of practice. It allows you to develop your academic abilities and clinical skills in preparation for working as a sonographer. It is accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE).

University Award

Non-Medical Prescribing (Independent and Supplementary Prescribing by Allied Health Professionals) - Level 7

Our part-time course will prepare physiotherapists and podiatrists as independent prescribers. You'll learn to consult effectively with patients and carers, assessing their needs and wishes through understanding the signs and symptoms of the presenting complaint.

Dip HE

Practice Management

Open to a wide range of individuals who are working in a primary health care setting and who are seeking to develop their knowledge and skills in operational management in a Primary Care practice setting (or are aspiring to do so), this programme enables you to reflect on concepts and frameworks whilst applying these to your current multi-agency working and workplace settings.

BSc (Hons)

Sport Rehabilitation

Want a career helping everyone from the occasional jogger to elite professional athlete recover from injury and get back to peak performance? Whether you want employment in the NHS, with professional sports clubs or as a consultant, we’ll help ensure you develop all the knowledge and skills you need to become a fully trained British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRat) sports rehabilitator.