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University of Sunderland

Sunderland University is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support with strong links with industry and business. Sunderland attracts thousands of students from all over the globe who go on to lead exciting careers armed with a first-class qualification.

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— Student accommodation in Sunderland is 30% less expensive than the UK average.
— The North East has more Castles than any other English Region.
— Sunderland’s St Peters Church has been chosen for World Heritage Status 2012.
— The University was shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012.
— Superb facilities – in fact we’ve invested £130m in our two Sunderland Campuses.

Areas Of Study


Faculty of Applied Sciences
Biomedical Science
Computing and Engineering
Drug and Alcohol Studies
Health and the Caring Professions
Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science
Sport and Exercise Sciences

Faculty of Arts
Design and Media
Fine Art
Glass and Ceramics
Performing Arts
Film Studies
Media and Journalism.

Faculty of Business and Law
Business and Management
Law and Tourism
Events Management

Faculty of Education and Society
Combined Subjects
Social Sciences

Pathway Programmes

English Language
University of Sunderland English Language Teaching Courses (USELT) As well as the EAP courses on offer to international students, we also have USELT courses which are designed for people who teach English as a foreign/second/additional language and who wish to update their knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages internationally.

Foundation Campus Sunderland
In partnership with Cambridge Education Group, the University of Sunderland offers an English Language Preparation Programme. This programme is ideal for non-EU students whose English language levels are not yet high enough for entry to the Extended Undergraduate Foundation Programme.

Campus Facilities


Sunderland is a city by the sea in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. The city features a wonderful mixture of Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian architecture, and our 7th century St Peter’s Church, has been nominated for World Heritage Status.

Fees and Finance


Undergraduate study
Full-time International undergraduate – £9,500 per year.

Postgraduate study
International fees: taught postgraduate degrees – £9,900 per year. A full-time postgraduate programme usually takes one year to complete.

Scholarships offered for overseas undergraduate and postgraduate students – £1,500
All self-funded International research degree students are awarded a £1,500 scholarship per year of study. You do not have to apply for this scholarship; it is automatically applied to reduce your total annual tuition fee.

PhD and MPhil fees

On-campus full-time: £11,000 per year
On-campus part-time: £6,600 per year
Distance learning full-time: £6,600 per year
Distance learning part-time: £6,600 per year

Living Expenses
Average monthly cost is £665.70

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