How To Choose a Degree

Studying for your first degree.

Degree Level Courses: Undergraduate

If you have completed your A-levels or equivalent further education, the common next step in education is to study for your first degree. These courses are usually known as Bachelors degrees in Arts (BA) or Science (BSc). Undergraduate degree courses typically take three years to complete and may involve a sandwich year in industry.

We have compiled the following help to assist with making your decision to find your course:

Upcoming Degrees Open Days

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University of Cumbria

Open Event (2020 entry enquirers only) 15 Apr, 11:30 AM - Carlisle - Fusehill Street
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It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.Here's your chance to experience living and learning with like-minded individuals on a campus where you'll find your course, your calling and your career.Whether you're a lifesaver, a peacemaker, a knowledge tester, a community maker or an educator, there's a place for you at our university. Find out where you belong by joining our upcoming open day. Get a feel for it: Take part in interactive sessions unique to your course. Ask about it: Discover student life beyond your course. Find out about work placements, networking opportunities and the clubs and societies you can join for an awesome student life. Explore it: Check out our fantastic facilities and find your unique place within our new £3.5 million STEM laboratories, hospital practice wards, clinical labs, therapy suites, outdoor classroom or sports centre. Get the most out of it: We’ll give you help on your UCAS application and personal statement and even help you get your finances figured out. We’ll have loads going on at the campus, but why not make a day of it and explore the historical and cultural centre of Carlisle with its great selection of shops, theatres and bars? It’s easy to get here by car or train, so come and find your calling.
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University of Cumbria

Open Event (2020 entry enquirers only) 15 Apr, 11:30 AM - Ambleside
Book Open Day
It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.Our Open Day will provide you with a really good opportunity to see what our university has to offer - meeting tutors, walking around the inspiring campus, visiting our student accommodation, enjoying the practical activities we have prepared for you, and taking a stroll into Ambleside to explore what's on offer locally. We know choosing to come to university is a big decision and one that represents a significant investment for you, in time as well as financially. So, whilst you are on campus please do take the opportunity to talk to our passionate staff and student ambassadors: they will be delighted to give you their perspective on life as a student at the University of Cumbria in Ambleside. Complimentary refreshments will also be provided for you and your guests on the day.We hope you have a great day with us!

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