Why postgraduate study?
If you’re looking to further your skills and knowledge in your field, progress more quickly in your chosen career, earn a higher salary or choose a new career path, postgraduate study could be for you.
By embarking on your postgraduate journey at Sunderland, you're making a fundamental investment in your future.
The University of Sunderland received a ‘Silver’ award in the Teaching Excellence Framework ranking it alongside other high-performing universities such as Warwick, Sheffield, Manchester and Bristol. You can be sure of a high quality of teaching across our postgraduate courses, as well as access to excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces, the Living Lab, the nationally-recognised National Glass Centre and the professionally-supervised Law Clinic.
Join the University of Sunderland, and join a friendly community of like-minded staff and fellow students.
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According to Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2017, postgraduates earn on average £6,000 a year more than their undergraduate counterparts.
Postgraduate students can apply for non-means-tested Postgraduate Masters Loans of up to £11,222.
Browse our subjects to find the right course for you, or sign up for more information below.
Postgraduate funding guarantee for EU students
EU nationals wishing to study a postgraduate course in the UK in 2020 now have guarantees for funding. EU students are guaranteed home fee status in the 2020/21 academic year and will be eligible to apply for UK Research and Innovation funding. Read more on the gov.uk website.
Make your comeback
Are you currently working in a profession that doesn’t fit you the way it used to? Do you want to make a complete career change but don’t know how or where to get started? Embark on a new path with a conversion course at the University of Sunderland.