Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update:
  • The University of Sunderland would like to reassure you that all of our online Masters programmes are continuing as normal and on schedule.
  • The programmes are taught and studied entirely online, which means that they can be studied and completed from home, without any disruption to teaching provision or learning activities.
  • We are committed to ensuring that students are not disadvantaged in their studies by issues caused directly or indirectly by Covid-19 and we will be providing additional support to affected students wherever necessary.
  • Our enrolment and student success teams are here to provide guidance and support via phone and email as usual.
  • Please contact us on 0191 574 0002 or enquiries@online.sunderland.ac.uk if you have any questions.
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University of Sunderland

Admission
Requirements

Online MBA courses

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and should have or be about to complete:
  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree plus a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
or
  • A UK Masters degree (or international equivalent) plus a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
or
  • A third-class Honours degree or an ​Ordinary degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 3 years’ appropriate work experience
or
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of 3 years’ relevant organisational experience

    The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc

Online MSc courses

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and should have or be about to complete:
  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree or a UK Masters degree (or international equivalent)
or
  • A third-class Honours degree or an ​Ordinary degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 2 years appropriate work experience
  • The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc
or
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates 3-5 years relevant organisational experience
English Language Requirements:
If English isn’t your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

We accept the following qualifications:
  • IELTS 6.0 + minimum 5.5 in each component
  • Pearson Test of English Academic overall 56 + no less than 51 in each component
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Grade C or above
  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language Grade C or above (UK Exam Board) Malaysian SPM 1119 Grade 6 or above
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II: Merit or Distinction
  • Duolingo – minimum overall score of 90
  • Degree in English