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Going to University as a Mature Student

Studying at University has never been more accessible. At the University of Cumbria we are proud to be a part of your higher education journey - whatever age you join us. In fact, over 40% of our university of cumbria students are mature students.

Whether you're a first-time student looking to power up your skills and boost your employability, or considering going back to university to retrain, or change career at 50, we're experts in supporting mature students to succeed. Mature student is a term that covers any student over the age of 21, it is a grouping that includes a wide variety of students with one thing in common - the drive to achieve their goal. Find out how we can help you achieve yours.

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Undergraduate study is the first higher-level qualification offered at university and often takes the form of a Bachelor of Arts or Science. It usually takes 2-4 years to complete a degree of this nature.  

Our Undergraduate courses can be studied full time on campus, with some courses also available part-time. We also offer options which are 100% online through our partner international colleges.  

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Why Choose Cumbria

Bring your real-world experience to your studies. Get the most out of your course when we help you align your working experience with academic material – creating a course unique to you.

Our tutors are experts who teach, with heaps of industry knowledge. You’ll benefit from the expertise, network and industry connections of our academics when you join our community of students.

With flexible learning and a variety of study options, we deliver courses that fit around your life. Whatever your passion is, we’re here to support your journey, no matter what life throws at you.

96% OF OUR GRADUATES ARE EMPLOYED OR IN FURTHER EDUCATION WITHIN 15 MONTHS OF GRADUATING (GOS, 2020)

Why Choose Cumbria

Your Questions Answered

Can I Really Fit A University Course Around My Life?

Will I Be Able to Adapt to the Academic Side of My Course?

Who Will My Peers Be?

What if I Need to Pause My Studies?

Will My Qualifications Meet the Entry Requirements?

What Financial Support is Available?

 

Still have questions?

We know that taking the first step can be daunting. That's why our friendly admissions team are here to help you around the clock. They have decades of experience in supporting mature students, just like you, so don't hesitate to give them a call.