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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.

PgD

Community Specialist Practice (Community Learning Disability Nursing)

The Community Specialist Programme aims to enable Registered Nurses to attain the competency and expertise as Specialist Practitioners in Community Learning Disabilities Nursing defined by the NMC Standards for Specialist Education and Practice. Emphasis is placed upon the development of critical and analytical skills with a reflective approach to professional practice

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)

Forensic Science (with integrated foundation year)

Our BSc Forensic Science IFY – accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences –will support you to secure the skills you need to become a forensic scientist. We will enable you to develop the expertise by studying a unique approach to Forensic Science encompassing not just the criminal aspects of the profession but also the wider remit of science and justice in both the public and private sectors.

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.

BSc (Hons)

Games Development (With integrated foundation year)

Offering a new more technically focused programme to the already established BA Games Design, the companion programme of BSc (Hons) Games Development is designed to introduce learners to the creative coding, technical and entrepreneurial skills necessary to be an independent games developer. The integrated foundation year will enable you to acquire the core skills needed to progress onto the full degree programme.

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.

MA

Graphic Novels and Children’s Book Illustration

Students taking this programme may also choose to pursue academic careers, work in the media, or in the creative industries or publishing. Students will have opportunities to network throughout the course, and meet with industry professionals. There will be opportunities to attend and showcase their work at major international comic conventions (Kendal, Leeds) at well at the New Designers/New Blood graduate shows in London. Additionally, the programme will encourage advanced levels of analysis,

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).

BSc (Hons)

Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa all of which have an impact on human health, the environment, food and pharmaceutical industries. Micro-organisms may be both harmful or beneficial and our understanding of their importance continues to grow through advancements such as genome sequencing. Micro-organisms affect every aspect of life on Earth. Whether you’re fascinated by the genetics of microbial resistance or aspire to make advances in the fight against disease,

BSc (Hons)

Microbiology (with integrated foundation year)

Microbiology is the study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa all of which have an impact on human health, the environment, food and pharmaceutical industries. Micro-organisms may be both harmful or beneficial and our understanding of their importance continues to grow through advancements such as genome sequencing. Micro-organisms affect every aspect of life on Earth. Whether you’re fascinated by the genetics of microbial resistance or aspire to make advances in the fight against disease.

MSc

MSc Industrial Leadership: Engineering

This programme was designed following extensive consultation with industry around their current & emerging employee needs. It's focus is therefore on the continuous development of key competencies identified by employers as being core characteristics and behaviours of effective leaders & managers.

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.

MSc

Paramedic: Practice Development

MSc Paramedic: Practice Development has been developed with local ambulance services to meet the educational needs of paramedics looking to continue their professional development. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to learning that fits around your work shifts, allowing you to study through distance and work-based learning.

PgC

Paramedic: Practice Development

PgC Paramedic: Practice Development has been developed with local ambulance services to meet the educational needs of paramedics looking to continue their professional development. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to learning that fits around your work shifts, allowing you to study through distance and work-based learning.

PgC

PG Cert in Tourism Management

The PG Certificate in Tourism Management is aimed at existing industry professionals seeking to optimise their career potential. Designed in consultation with regional and national businesses operating in a range of sectors across the tourism industry this programme gives you the opportunity to develop your operational and strategic knowledge and obtain a highly relevant qualification at post graduate level.

PgD

PG Diploma in Tourism Management

The PG Diploma in Tourism Management is aimed at existing industry professionals seeking to optimise their career potential. Designed in consultation with regional and national businesses operating in a range of sectors across the tourism industry this programme gives you the opportunity to develop your operational and strategic knowledge in the management of tourism related businesses and obtain a highly relevant qualification at post graduate level.

PgD

PgD Industrial Leadership: Engineering

This programme was designed following extensive consultation with industry around their current & emerging employee needs. It's focus is therefore on the continuous development of key competencies identified by employers as being core characteristics and behaviours of effective leaders & managers.

BSc (Hons)

Professional Policing

We are licensed by the College of Policing to offer the Pre-join Degree in Professional Policing... The world of policing is changing to stay ahead of modern crime, with a call for all newly-recruited police constables to be professionally qualified to degree level by 2020. Policing is a rewarding and diverse career for those with an aptitude for communication, diplomacy, team-work and problem-solving.

BSc (Hons)

Professional Policing (with integrated foundation year)

We are licensed by the College of Policing to offer the Pre-join Degree in Professional Policing... BSc (Hons) Professional Policing (with integrated foundation year) will give you the professional qualification you need to become a police officer in England and Wales. The additional foundation year will enable you to acquire the core skills needed to progress onto the full degree programme.

BSc (Hons)

Psychology

You're intrigued by human behaviour. You want to explore the human mind. You have a desire to understand how we interact with the world around us. Our Psychology course provides the equipment, expert lecturers and hands-on learning opportunities that will prove invaluable for achieving your career-goals. With our Psychology degree, we work to your career path to ensure you get the right information for your needs.

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.