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  1. How does my son or daughter apply to university?

    If your son or daughter is applying for a full-time undergraduate degree they can apply...

  2. What study support can my son or daughter access?

    Your child can expect stimulating contact time to aid their education that will include lectures, workshops, seminars and case studies...

  3. What happens if my son or daughter fails a module?

    If your child fails a module, they will be referred (that is, have to retake the assessment) in those elements which they did not pass. When they take their referrals, their mark for those elements retaken is capped at 40%...

  4. What opportunities are there for further study?

    It's never been more affordable for your child to advance their career with a postgraduate course...

  5. How can I find out how well my child is doing academically?

    We are not permitted to release information about academic progress to any third party without the consent of our students...

  6. Are there many work experience opportunities available?

    Yes. The University of Sunderland Careers and Employability Service advertises volunteering positions, paid part-time and vacation work, and paid and unpaid project work.

  7. Will my son or daughter be able to find a job on campus?

    There are a number of opportunities to work on campus. Your son or daughter can work as a student ambassador, and there are also many opportunities...