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The University of Cumbria is located in some of the UK's top tourist destinations, from the Lake District to London, with small, safe and friendly campuses. Tutors take the time to understand student needs, and many programmes get 100% student satisfaction. A low cost of living and affordable campus accommodation help students save money – and graduates have a great record of getting into further study or work on finishing their course.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

290 international students in 2017–18

English Language Requirements

Students may be asked for a recognised English language qualification (SELT – Secure English Language Test).

  • Undergraduate: the standard requirement is IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component.
  • The level of English required depends on the degree course studied; please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for International Students

  • The university guarantees a room on campus for the first year if students apply by the deadline. Living on campus is very convenient, with lots of opportunities to make friends and take part in sports and social activities.

Quick Guides to International Tuition Fees and Finance