United Kingdom
University of Sunderland, Sunderland
The University of Sunderland, founded in 1992, is a higher education and research institution in North East England. It was founded in 1901 as Sunderland Technical College and offered studies in marine engineering and pharmacy. Sunderland Polytechnic was formed in 1969 when the institution united with an art school, a teacher training college, and a technical college. Today, the University of Sunderland offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,074,401 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,632,138 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


The University offers Guaranteed Accommodation to all first-year students who enrol. The university also provides students with Accommodation Discounts and Scholarships. Between the two campuses, the University provides three accommodation residences: two university-managed residences and one private residence. On-campus housing costs between £300 and £540 per month. Monthly rent for off-campus housing ranges between 500 and 700 Pounds.

Acceptance rate

There are 19,531 students at the university, including 15,153 undergraduates, 4,028 graduates, and 350 postgraduate research students. International students from 156 countries make up approximately 36% of the student body. The University of Sunderland has a 27 percent acceptance rate.


The university offers educational programmes at four campuses: two in Sunderland, one in Hong Kong, and one in London. Sunderland's two campuses are known as Sir Tom Cowie Campus and City Campus. The Sir Tom Cowie Campus is home to the faculties of law and tourism, business, technology, arts and creative industries, and the arts and creative industries. There is also a library and a lecture theatre. The City Campus includes a library, administrative building, design centre, gym, leisure spaces, a student centre, academic buildings for health sciences and education departments, and a student centre. In 2012, the university opened the London Campus. It provides a wide range of courses in business, finance, accounting, nursing, tourism, and hospitality. The Hong Kong campus opened in 2017. The university library houses a large collection of manuscripts, books, journals, maps, e-books, pictures, e-journals, and other resources pertaining to numerous fields of study.


The University of Sunderland is accredited by the Higher Education Academy to award Fellowship aligned to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UK PSF). 

Jobs and Placement

Employers prefer Sunderland graduates because, in addition to an educational qualification, they have the necessary skills and experience to launch a successful career. Through Sunderland Futures, the university participates in a variety of CV-building activities. Individual career guidance, career appointments, CV support, job postings, interview coaching, online resources such as aptitude tests, mock interviews, workshops, and so on are available to graduates for up to three years after graduation. Within 6 months of graduation, the University of Sunderland has a 93.4 percent placement rate for undergraduates and a 95.3 percent placement rate for graduates. Recent university business graduates work for companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, Accenture, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, Nissan, Adidas, and others.

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