University of Cumbria

United Kingdom

Public | Estd. 2007

University of Cumbria

Carlisle, United Kingdom

Public -2007

32:68

Male : Female

15:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

January and September

Intakes

32:68

Male : Female

15:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

January and September

Intakes

History, Affiliations and Rankings

St Martin's College, Cumbria Institute of the Arts, and University of Central Lancashire's Cumbria locations merged in 2007, forming the University of Cumbria, which operates from campuses throughout Cumbria and North Lancashire. Although they are a new institution, they have a long and illustrious history that dates back to 1822. The university is still expanding, both in terms of its geographical reach and its academic offerings. It has an academic affiliation with Cathedrals Group, Million+ and Universities UK. The university is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. In other important areas, the university was ranked joint 81st out of 547 participating universities in 'Gender Equality' and 69th out of 268 institutions in 'Life on Land.'. It obtains an overall rating of 201-300 out of 766, solidly placing it in the top 40% of universities globally.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The university has seven sites spanning the North West and London. The historic campuses are surrounded by natural beauty, dynamic student communities, and boundless professional prospects, and are spread among two World Heritage Sites, the Lake District National Park, and England's iconic capital city. Since World War I, the Fusehill Street campus has been the site of life-saving treatments. It now houses world-changers, life-savers, crime-fighters, and entrepreneurs who have access to high-quality facilities and innovative thinking. Medical Imaging, Sports Development, Arts, Law, Education, Leadership and Economic Development, Conservation, Forestry, and the Uplands, and Mental Health and Wellbeing are among the subjects taught at the University of Cumbria.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The University of Cumbria is dedicated to leaving a lasting legacy and working alongside colleagues around the world to promote a more just and fair future. As a result, 97 percent of their graduates find work within six months after graduation. The university's mission is to do research of national and worldwide significance that tackles today's concerns, as well as to offer research-related programs of study. It uses the UKRI definition of research impact, which states that 'the demonstrable contribution that excellent research makes to society and the economy’. Over 47,000 graduates from the university can be found all over the world. Helen Skelton, a television presenter, Keith Tyson, an artist, and Charlie Hunnam, an English actor, are among the noteworthy names.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The university has a total of over 10,000 students enrolled. With a female to male ratio of 69:31, the student body is remarkably diversified. International students make about 9% of the community. The University of Cumbria Students' Union (UCSU), a student-led charity independent of the university, exists to reflect the views and interests of all students at the university. There are numerous clubs and organisations at the institution that allow students to study various disciplines. The career service team of the university works tirelessly to ensure that students get placed in the best companies of the world. HM Forces, British Army, BAE Systems and Amazon are among the top employers of university graduates.

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Scholarships

This Scholarship is a part of the worldwide study abroad scholarship program offered by the UK Government.

Eligibility

The applicant must be applying for a Master’s Degree Qualification and should be based in the UK.

Applicability

The Chevening Scholarship is designed especially for applicants who possess a meritorious academic background and they should also meet the English Language requirements.

The scholarship is awarded to students belonging to the 53 commonwealth countries who are planning to pursue their master’s or doctorate from the UK.

Eligibility

Students must belong from a commonwealth country and need to have an undergraduate honors degree of at least upper second class (2:1) or above 60%.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted on the official website of the British Council.

The Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarships offers funding opportunities to students in the early to middle stages of their careers.

Eligibility

Applicants should be Indian.

Applicability

It offers upto 7 long term awards.

GREAT Scholarships are jointly funded by the Great Britain Campaign of the British Government and the British Council with the participating British higher education institutions.

Eligibility

Applicant should be an Indian citizen and meet the English language requirements.

Applicability

The selected applicants are informed via mail or letter. The funding is only processed after applicants have registered in the institution for higher education.

It is offered to students who excel in their chosen field and wish to study abroad.

Eligibility

Applicants who want to pursue a full-time master’s, MPhil, or doctorate program.

Applicability

Applicants can apply for the scholarship through an online application available on the official website.

Application Process

  • Register on the official site and you will be provided with your username details
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  • Select the desired university and degree
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history
  • Fill in your personal statement
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees

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Within 15 months, 9 out of 10 graduates find work or continue their education (HESA 2020). The University of Cumbria is ranked first in the United Kingdom for the quality of education (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020). In the UK, it is ranked 5th for generating CEOs (Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance 2021).
Within 15 months, 9 out of 10 graduates find work or continue their education (HESA 2020). The University of Cumbria is ranked first in the United Kingdom for the quality of education (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020). In the UK, it is ranked 5th for generating CEOs (Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance 2021).
STEM studies, social sciences, sports sciences, humanities, business, and economics are all offered at the university. It also offers vocational training in fields such as teaching, nursing, and social services. Because of its position in the Lake District, Cumbria has the largest number of outdoor studies degrees in the UK.
STEM studies, social sciences, sports sciences, humanities, business, and economics are all offered at the university. It also offers vocational training in fields such as teaching, nursing, and social services. Because of its position in the Lake District, Cumbria has the largest number of outdoor studies degrees in the UK.
Helen Skelton, a television presenter, Keith Tyson, an artist, and Charlie Hunnam, an English actor, are among the noteworthy names.
Helen Skelton, a television presenter, Keith Tyson, an artist, and Charlie Hunnam, an English actor, are among the noteworthy names.
University of Cumbria has an academic affiliation with Cathedrals Group, Million+ and Universities UK. The university is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council.
University of Cumbria has an academic affiliation with Cathedrals Group, Million+ and Universities UK. The university is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council.
The university was ranked joint 81st out of 547 participating universities in 'Gender Equality' and 69th out of 268 institutions in 'Life on Land.' Overall, and as a relatively new university making its first submission to these rankings, it obtains an overall rating of 201-300 out of 766, solidly placing it in the top 40% of universities globally.
The university was ranked joint 81st out of 547 participating universities in 'Gender Equality' and 69th out of 268 institutions in 'Life on Land.' Overall, and as a relatively new university making its first submission to these rankings, it obtains an overall rating of 201-300 out of 766, solidly placing it in the top 40% of universities globally.

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Studying in United Kingdom

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost is as follows: 

Undergraduate: £9,000 - 30,000 (INR 9,00,000 - INR 30,00,000)*

Postgraduate: £15,000 - 35,000 (INR 15,00,000 - INR 35,00,000)*

MBA: £12,000 - 80,000 (INR 12,00,000 - INR 80,00,000) 

*The fees can be higher for a top undergraduate/postgraduate medical degree.

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost is as follows: 

Undergraduate: £9,000 - 30,000 (INR 9,00,000 - INR 30,00,000)*

Postgraduate: £15,000 - 35,000 (INR 15,00,000 - INR 35,00,000)*

MBA: £12,000 - 80,000 (INR 12,00,000 - INR 80,00,000) 

*The fees can be higher for a top undergraduate/postgraduate medical degree.

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees (halls of residence at UK universities including bills): £400 - £600 per month (INR 40,301 - INR 60,452)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in the UK: £320 - £1,255 per month (INR 32,241 - INR 1,26,445)

Food Expenses: £160 - £200 per month (INR 16,120 - INR 20,150)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees (halls of residence at UK universities including bills): £400 - £600 per month (INR 40,301 - INR 60,452)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in the UK: £320 - £1,255 per month (INR 32,241 - INR 1,26,445)

Food Expenses: £160 - £200 per month (INR 16,120 - INR 20,150)

English Proficiency Exams to Study in the UK

IELTS: 6.0 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 70 - 110

PTE: 43 - 59

Cambridge English Language Assessments: B2 - C1

 

Admission Tests to Study in the UK

GMAT: 600 - 780

GRE: 150

LNAT: 25 - 29

BMAT: 4.5 - 5.0

UKCAT: 650

NEET: 50 percentile

GAMSAT: 60 - 66

English Proficiency Exams to Study in the UK

IELTS: 6.0 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 70 - 110

PTE: 43 - 59

Cambridge English Language Assessments: B2 - C1

 

Admission Tests to Study in the UK

GMAT: 600 - 780

GRE: 150

LNAT: 25 - 29

BMAT: 4.5 - 5.0

UKCAT: 650

NEET: 50 percentile

GAMSAT: 60 - 66

Part-time job rules for international students in the UK :

  • You cannot work more than 20 hours per week for a full-time degree programme, i.e. no more than 4 hours per day with weekends off.

  • You cannot work more than 10 hours per week during a language course term.

  • You can find work for 40 hours a week, which is 8 hours a day, with weekends off after the session is finished.

  • Working as a freelancer or on a contract basis is not authorised.

  • If you don't have a post-study work visa, you won't be able to work full-time for any business.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in the UK

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in the UK. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and, hence, are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity.  

 

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. 

 

Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in the UK and a lot more! 

Part-time job rules for international students in the UK :

  • You cannot work more than 20 hours per week for a full-time degree programme, i.e. no more than 4 hours per day with weekends off.

  • You cannot work more than 10 hours per week during a language course term.

  • You can find work for 40 hours a week, which is 8 hours a day, with weekends off after the session is finished.

  • Working as a freelancer or on a contract basis is not authorised.

  • If you don't have a post-study work visa, you won't be able to work full-time for any business.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in the UK

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in the UK. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and, hence, are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity.  

 

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. 

 

Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in the UK and a lot more! 

The Post Study Work Visa (PSWV) is a temporary visa that gives overseas students the chance to live, study, and work in any post or professional path once they finish their education. This UK Post Study Work Visa path is accessible to everyone, including Indian students in the UK with immigration status. In addition, all students studying in a UK Higher Education Provider-approved institution are eligible for the Graduate Route. It is no less than a golden opportunity for international students to live, study and take up a job in any chosen post or career path after completing their graduate studies.

The Post Study Work Visa (PSWV) is a temporary visa that gives overseas students the chance to live, study, and work in any post or professional path once they finish their education. This UK Post Study Work Visa path is accessible to everyone, including Indian students in the UK with immigration status. In addition, all students studying in a UK Higher Education Provider-approved institution are eligible for the Graduate Route. It is no less than a golden opportunity for international students to live, study and take up a job in any chosen post or career path after completing their graduate studies.

Generally, it costs around £348 to apply for a UK student visa from outside the UK and around £475 to extend or switch to a Student visa from inside the UK. Here are the different costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in the UK:

  • Tier 4 (General) for 16 years or older: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Tier 4 (Dependant): £680 (INR 68,912) per month per person as a dependant

  • Tier 4 (Child) for age 4-17: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Short Term Study Visa (for 18 years or older and wish to travel to the UK for up to 6 months to study a short course): £186 (INR 18,849)

  • Post Study Work Visa: £700 (INR 70,939) + the Immigration Health Surcharge at the full rate of £624 (INR 63,237) per year

Tier 2 Work Visa (for skilled workers): £1212  (INR 1.22 lakhs)

Generally, it costs around £348 to apply for a UK student visa from outside the UK and around £475 to extend or switch to a Student visa from inside the UK. Here are the different costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in the UK:

  • Tier 4 (General) for 16 years or older: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Tier 4 (Dependant): £680 (INR 68,912) per month per person as a dependant

  • Tier 4 (Child) for age 4-17: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Short Term Study Visa (for 18 years or older and wish to travel to the UK for up to 6 months to study a short course): £186 (INR 18,849)

  • Post Study Work Visa: £700 (INR 70,939) + the Immigration Health Surcharge at the full rate of £624 (INR 63,237) per year

Tier 2 Work Visa (for skilled workers): £1212  (INR 1.22 lakhs)

Step 1: Check your CAS statement. Make sure all of the course details are correct!

Step 2: Prepare your financial documents and other supporting documents. 

Step 3: Register and complete the visa application form.

Step 4: Pay your Immigration Health surcharge and application fees of £348 (INR 35,267).

Step 5: Attend your appointment at the nearest embassy or consulate.

Step 6: Get the result of your application. If your visa application has been granted, appear for the interview later on.

Step 1: Check your CAS statement. Make sure all of the course details are correct!

Step 2: Prepare your financial documents and other supporting documents. 

Step 3: Register and complete the visa application form.

Step 4: Pay your Immigration Health surcharge and application fees of £348 (INR 35,267).

Step 5: Attend your appointment at the nearest embassy or consulate.

Step 6: Get the result of your application. If your visa application has been granted, appear for the interview later on.

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in the UK for international students are as follows:

  • Engineering and IT Services

  • Investment Managing

  • Management Consultancy

  • Investment Banking 

  • Financial Research

  • Banking

  • Medical and Healthcare Sector 

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in the UK for international students are as follows:

  • Engineering and IT Services

  • Investment Managing

  • Management Consultancy

  • Investment Banking 

  • Financial Research

  • Banking

  • Medical and Healthcare Sector 

The British economy is a highly developed social and market-oriented economy. It has the world's 5th-largest nominal gross domestic product or GDP (£1.8 Trillion), 10th-largest purchasing power parity (PPP), and 21st-largest GDP per capita, accounting for 3.3% of global GDP. According to Statista, the United Kingdom's predicted Real GDP growth rate for 2022 is 5.01%.

The British economy is a highly developed social and market-oriented economy. It has the world's 5th-largest nominal gross domestic product or GDP (£1.8 Trillion), 10th-largest purchasing power parity (PPP), and 21st-largest GDP per capita, accounting for 3.3% of global GDP. According to Statista, the United Kingdom's predicted Real GDP growth rate for 2022 is 5.01%.

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