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Integrated Foundation Year Degrees & Courses

What is an Integrated Foundation Year Degree?

We all face times in our lives when we have to make challenging, sometimes life-altering decisions. You might be choosing or switching careers, don't know which degree is right for you, or don't have the right qualifications to get to the next level. A Foundation Year Degree offers the perfect stepping stone to achieving your dream. 

After the past few years, making these big decisions may seem even more difficult than ever, but there has never been a better time to make a change by studying for a degree.

In September, use your time to study and lay the foundation for your dream career. Explore what's possible with our selection of courses available this September. 

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Why Choose Cumbria

Our aim is to help you reach your full potential. We don’t just prepare you for the real world. It is the real world. We are amongst the best in the UK and top in the North West for employment or further education after graduating (HESA 2020).

You'll be taught by industry-leading experts who are passionate about their field, backed by a network of community partnerships including hospitals, schools, trusts, and local projects so that you can find the right path for you.

We offer the resources of a large university, but in an intimate, highly personalised setting to help you become your best self and achieve more.

TOP10 for developing business leaders, according to a study involving 10 million graduates on LinkedIn.

Why Choose Cumbria

Frequently Asked Questions

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