University of Cumbria


  • Location: City

About us

Encompassing Carlisle, Ambleside, Lancaster, and London, our historic campuses are surrounded by natural beauty, vibrant student communities, and endless career opportunities.

We are a growing, multi-campus university home to over 10,000 students and our mission is to provide you with skills to set you apart in the jobs market.

Whatever you want to be, whatever you want to achieve we offer a wide range of degrees across health, sports, social work, teaching, business, law, science, conservation, outdoor studies, arts, creativity, tourism, policing and more.

Top Reasons to Study at University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is an excellent choice for anyone looking to pursue higher education in the UK. With specialised courses, strong links with employers, dedicated facilities, stunning campus locations, excellent transport links and low cost of living, lecturers with real world experience, a welcoming student community, and support for every student, we're committed to helping you achieve your academic and career goals.

What makes us different

We have amazing graduate employment opportunities, a close community where our expert academics know and support you for who you are, and iconic locations across UNESCO world heritage sights in the Lake District and famous English cities.

Five specialist departmental areas offer a range of flexible, multidisciplinary courses. You'll be taught by experts who are not only academics but have a wealth of experience in the world of work and are committed to helping you achieve your ambitions.

We take pride that our students feel that they're a name and not a number. Lecturers get to know you and your unique skills and contribution so you won't get lost in a crowd. 

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Course locations

Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Fusehill Street, Carlisle, CA1 2HH

School Direct

University of Cumbria in Lancaster, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, LA1 3JD

Carlisle - Brampton Road

Brampton Road, Carlisle, CA3 9AY

London - Tower Hamlets

Foundation Court, 58 East India Dock Road, London, E14 6JE


Bowerham Road, Lancaster, LA1 3JD


Rydal Road, Ambleside, LA22 9BB


University of Cumbria at Furness College, Channelside, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 2PJ