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We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
Our global partnerships, world-leading research, knowledge transfer partnerships with businesses, and collaborations with private and public regional leaders are focused on the University’s key areas of strength: sciences, advanced manufacturing, software, enterprise and innovation and creative industries.
By embarking on your postgraduate journey at Sunderland, you're making a fundamental investment in your future. We offer postgraduate courses and research opportunities across a diverse range of disciplines. You will work alongside academics who are leaders in their fields and have access to excellent facilities including state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces, the Living Lab, the nationally-recognised National Glass Centre and the professionally supervised Law Clinic.
Are you currently working in a profession that doesn’t fit you the way it used to? Do you want to make a complete career change but don’t know how or where to get started? Embark on a new path with a conversion course at the University of Sunderland.
Our new initiative, the Skills Boost North East Discount, aims to support the North East region in its response to Covid-19. We are offering a fee waiver of 20% on the full cost of course fees for all postgraduate taught Masters programmes of study to any worker who has been furloughed, has been or is likely to be made redundant, and who has a local connection to the North East region.
If you are a University of Sunderland graduate you will receive 20% off your tuition fee if you return to study a postgraduate course with us.
All international students studying a taught, postgraduate course will benefit from a £1,000 scholarship in the form of a tuition fee discount which is automatically deducted. International research degree students are awarded a £1,500 discount.
For full terms and conditions and eligibility, please visit our website.
Don’t just take our word for it, hear from our students who have studied postgraduate courses with us:
Sarah Ellis returned to the University of Sunderland to study MSc Inequality and Society after graduating from her first degree two decades ago. She plans to progress onto a PhD and hopes to teach one day.
Dominic Button initially joined the University of Sunderland to study his top-up degree, enjoying it so much that he chose to stay and study his masters degree in Cybersecurity. He is now working towards his PhD.
Muminat Abiola Zubair-Muhammed decided she wanted to improve her nursing skills and upgrade her nursing diploma to degree level. After completing our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Top-Up) course, she is now studying MSc Nursing.
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Welcome to Sunderland Business School. We bring together 3 strong departments - Sunderland Business School, Sunderland Law School, and Tourism at Sunderland Business School.
Innovative courses, international research programmes and enterprising initiatives to engage businesses and organisations all hallmark Sunderland Business School and Sunderland Law School.
The Faculty of Education and Society at Sunderland is a large and diverse grouping of three separate Departments whose programmes range from Teacher Training for schools and for FE, through Languages, Childhood Studies, History and English to the training of Social Workers and to Criminology.
The Faculty has a strong commitment to Research, Scholarly activity, Teaching excellence. The Quality of our academic programmes is underwritten by excellent Ofsted judgments for teacher education and by QAA verdicts for other programmes.