The life changing University of Sunderland has over 24,000 students based in campuses on the North East coast, in London and Hong Kong and at its global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries.
We are proud of our long-established commitment to widening participation, our world-leading research, public and private sector collaborations, and our track-record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow-makers of our societies and economies.
The University is focused on ensuring our graduates leave equipped with the knowledge, skills, confidence, and connections to make a positive difference in the wider world.
Sunderland is one of the UK’s leading widening participation Universities and was named The Times/Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2021. We were also shortlisted as University of the Year by the THE – Times Higher Education, and our We Care programme picked up the Widening Access Initiative (Retention and Progression) Award at the 2020 NEON awards.
Our forward-thinking teaching staff, state-of-the-art facilities and strong links to world-renowned companies will provide you with the support you need to embark on your career journey.
We have a wide range of academic departments, offering short, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the arts and creative industries, sciences, computing, engineering and manufacturing, sport, education, law and tourism and more.
At the University of Sunderland, we offer degrees at every level, from foundation degrees to doctorates. A degree is a qualification awarded by a university. Degrees are awarded to those who complete a prescribed number of modules and / or credits.