Integrated Foundation Year

Gain the confidence and skills to succeed in gaining your degree and future career

The integrated foundation year gives you extra time to adjust to university-level study before you start your undergraduate degree.

An integrated foundation year degree is an undergraduate degree with an additional foundation year attached. It's designed for students who may not have the necessary grades for an honours degree programme or students who are returning to study later in life and need support getting back into the swing of it.

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Postgraduate Open Day - Ambleside

Sat 29 Jun 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.

Campus Tour - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Wed 3 Jul 2019

An opportunity to visit our Fusehill Street Campus.

Hip Hip I'm Gay - Festival of Mental Health 2019 - Lancaster

Fri 5 Jul 2019

HIP HIP I’M GAY! is a comedy cabaret that follows real-life stories and experiences of coming out and the mental health struggles people have faced.

Campus Tour - Lancaster

Wed 10 Jul 2019

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

Kevin King of Egypt - Festival of Mental Health 2019 - Lancaster

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Escaped psychiatric patient Kevin Haggerty is not pleased about his diagnosis, even less pleased about being on a section of the Mental Health Act.

Accepting your Clearing Place

Posted: 10 May 2019

So you’ve got your exam results, called our Clearing call centre and got an offer for your dream course. Now what should you do?

Student and Parent Concerns – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Posted: 10 May 2019

The student support team at University of Cumbria come across a wide range of similar questions and concerns every year – from potential students and their parents or guardians.

5 ways to make the most of your Applicant Visit Day

Posted: 18 Apr 2019

Coming to university is a big decision, so it's important to make sure you've got all your questions covered, that's why an applicant visit day can be really useful.

How to Choose a University

Posted: 21 Mar 2019

Amy here, a 1st year Outdoor Leadership student. In relation to choosing a university I can only draw from personal and peer experiences, therefore I will probably be a little biased towards my own (brilliant) course. Nevertheless, I will endeavour to impart practical, honest and mostly relevant advice that will help you compare universities and courses.

Is it really possible to juggle work, family and study while at university?

Posted: 28 Jan 2019

Here are our top tips for juggling commitments in all the different aspects of your life as you embark on your university studies.