Why study Higher Education at Sunderland College?

  • 87% overall satisfaction rate by HE students (*NSS 2022 – EPNE registered students)​
  • Flexible study options can provide a stepping stone to a full degree ​
  • Easier transition to HE study in a familiar environment​
  • Strong links with employers and high quality placements tailored to your career ambitions​
  • High quality teaching from subject specialists and industry practitioners​
  • State-of-the-art facilities including Immersive Space, Sports Academy, Creative Arts Academy and health simulation ward​
  • Courses are career focused and co-designed with employers ​
  • Extensive support including HE Academic Support Tutor, Learning Support, HE Financial Support, Intensive Support Team and award-winning careers education and guidance

Wide range of courses

We offer a wide range of flexible study options including HNCs, Foundation Degress and Top up Degrees. We will be holding a series of events throughout the year where students can come and talk to us about the range of higher education courses available, finance and funding. To book for an event click here.

If you are only applying for a course at Sunderland College applications can be submitted directly via our website.

If you are applying for courses at multiple Universities and/or colleges applications should be made via UCAS.

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Principal's Scholarship

New for 2023, we have launched a competitive scholarship scheme that will fund fees for a Higher Education course commencing in September 2023. The scheme has been created to support progressing students’ future career aspirations enabling them to study a Higher Education course of their choice at Sunderland College.

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Finance and funding

If you are not successful with the Principal's Scholarship, we can provide advice on and guidance on how to fund your HE study. 

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