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 if you have any questions.
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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)
  • 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
  • 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