University of Sunderland
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Sunderland offers taught and research postgraduate degrees, across the arts and creative industries, sciences, computing, engineering and manufacturing, sport, education, law, tourism and more.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
2,749 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 62%
- Part Time 38%
- UK 76%
- EU 4%
- Other 20%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||30||490||520|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||55||280||330|
|Communication & Media Studies||5||145||145|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||5||115||115|
|Art & Design||20||45||70|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||0||45||45|
|Geography & Environmental Science||0||45||45|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||0||30||30|
|Librarianship & Information Management||0||15||15|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||0||10||10|
|Accounting & Finance||0||5||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Open Days
Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Alumni Loyalty Scheme: a 20% discount off course fees for eligible (Level 5–8) graduates of the university returning for any full-time postgraduate course, such as MA, MSc, LLM, MBA, MPhil, PhD, based at the Sunderland campuses.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- Postgraduate students are guaranteed accommodation until they finish their course.