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ONCAMPUS Sunderland is based on the campus of the University of Sunderland, one of the leading modern universities in the UK. We offer high-quality university preparation programmes for international students, with guaranteed progression* to the University on successful completion of your Foundation programme.

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK’s most up-and-coming cities.

Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP)
  • 1 year (3 terms)
  • You will study English and three academic subject modules
  • Successful students guaranteed progression* to the University of Sunderland
  • 4 pathways available: Business, Economics, Finance and Management, Engineering and Sciences, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences and Life Sciences
International Year 1 (IY1)
  • 1 year (3 terms)
  • Successful students guaranteed progression* to Year 2 of a range of business and accounting-related degrees at the University of Sunderland.
  • Designed for students who do not quite have the academic grades and/or English level to start an undergraduate degree, but have a stronger profile than a UFP student
Master’s Foundation Programme (MFP)
  • 1, 2 or 3 terms
  • Successful students guaranteed progression* to a wide range of Master’s degrees at the University of Sunderland.
  • Improve your English while learning the study skills and research methods you will need during your Master’s degree studies

*Guaranteed progression is subject to successful completion of your chosen Foundation programme.

Entry Requirements
Programmes English Level Academic Requirements Min. Age
Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP) 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, no single element less than 4.0, for 3 term UFP. Successful completion of 11-12 years of schooling with good grades. 16
International Year 1 (IY1) From 5.0 IELTS or equivalent for 3-term IY1. Successful completion of 12 years of schooling with good grades. 17+
Master’s Foundation Programme (MFP) From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0 Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university. 21+

Extended programmes are available for those who do not have the required level of English. Please visit our website for more details on entry requirements.

Why ONCAMPUS Sunderland?

University of Sunderland is recognised for excellence in: Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Law, Humanities, Social Sciences, Computing, Engineering, and Science.

  • Voted 'University of the Year for Social Inclusion' (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) and ranked 10th in the UK for Media and Film Studies and 15th in the UK for Sports Science (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • £130 million investment across both campuses - first-class facilities and high-quality courses that are perfectly placed to ensure a life changing student experience.
  • Close collaboration and partnerships with a number of industrial and global organisations, including: BT, Microsoft, GlaxoSmithKline, Nicholson McLaren, Sony, Yahoo!, Procter & Gamble and Nissan.