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About the University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support. Its research has been classed as 'world leading' in 10 subjects and its research programmes are designed to develop deeper understanding through original investigation and to generate new knowledge.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

9,885 Undergraduate
2,295 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


School leavers


Mature students

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Postgraduate open day

Come along to our Postgraduate Open Day to see what Sunderland has to offer. You will be able to speak to academics about the course you are interested in, take a tour of the facilities both campuses offer, attend a talk on postgraduate funding and have a look around our accommodation.

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