University of Sunderland

Postgraduate Study

  • The University of Sunderland offers taught Masters and research degrees for postgraduate study.
  • Our research has been classed as 'World Leading' in 10 subjects by the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
  • All our research programmes are designed to develop deeper understanding through original investigation and to generate new knowledge.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 2,800 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 66%
  • Part Time 34%

Domicile

  • UK 42%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 54%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 35 1110 1145
Education 18 397 415
Subjects allied to medicine 56 236 292
Biological sciences 16 176 192
Engineering & technology 0 170 170
Computer science 27 121 148
Physical sciences 0 131 131
Mass communications & documentation 9 80 89
Creative arts & design 23 57 80
Languages 17 40 57
Social studies 4 46 50
Law 4 26 30
Historical & philosophical studies 0 2 2

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,500
Mixed £4,500
Laboratory £4,500
Clinical £4,500

Accommodation

postgraduate) students are guaranteed accommodation until they finish their course.