University of Sunderland has been providing higher education in North East England since 1901. The innovative, accessible and inspirational university has two campuses in Sunderland: the Sir Tom Cowie Sampus by the sea, and the City Campus in Sunderland's city centre. A third campus has been opened in London at Canary Wharf, the heart of Europe's most important financial centre.


The University  offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in four faculties;

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences 

  • Faculty of Art, Design and Media

  • Faculty of Business and Law

  • Faculty of Education and Society

Strengths include: Sciences (including Pharmacy); Enterprise and Innovation; Advanced Manufacturing; Creative and Cultural (including Media, Art & Design); Teacher Training; Business; Software; Social Sciences and Law.

'Employability' is at the heart of the student experience at Sunderland.  Sunderland Futures is a central place to discover all the extra-curricular activities you could get involved with - from leadership programmes to masterclasses, internships to placements.The University of Sunderland has a number of generous scholarships and great range of financial support and advice in place to help you manage your finances at university.

Sunderland attracts thousands of students from all over the globe who go on to lead exciting careers armed with a first-class qualification. Studying in the United Kingdom leads to an academic qualification that is respected throughout the world. It also gives students the opportunity to learn from the experience of living in the UK, to absorb its culture and language, and to make valuable contacts and friendships.