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The University of Sunderland is a global higher education institution that identifies itself through providing life changing postgraduate opportunities to students of all backgrounds. It’s an international university, with campuses across Sunderland, London and Hong Kong. It’s an active research institution, and places within the top 83 universities in the UK overall according to the 2023 Complete University Guide league table.
The university has an educational heritage stretching back to 1901, when the institution began as Sunderland Technical College. It was the first college to offer sandwich courses, paving the way for this popular approach to professionally focused education. After becoming a polytechnic in 1969, it gained university status in 1992. Today it is a progressive institution that leverages its global influence and business links to cultivate desirable graduate students.
The university’s main campus is in Sunderland, a city located on the North East coast of England. With a strong history, friendly locals and easy access to Northumberland National Park, the North Pennines and miles of impressive coastline just minutes from campus, it’s a great choice for postgraduate students. Students may also find postgraduate study options based out of its London or Hong Kong campuses, placing them in the heart of some of the world’s hubs for commerce, tech and creativity.
Postgraduate students at Sunderland will be able to study through one of the university’s five faculties: