Published: 15 April 2022
You’re thinking about applying to the University of Sunderland in London, right? That’s great! But a quick glance at our course pages [LINK] and you can quickly get a little overwhelmed.
Should I be studying for a BA or a BSc? Is the Top-Up or Integrated Foundation Year right for me? What’s the difference between a master's and a bachelor's?
As part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations, we thought we’d help you make the best choice for you by explaining a little about ten of our most subscribed courses.
1) BA (Hons) Business and Management
A popular choice, this three-year undergraduate degree is ideal for anyone wanting to get ahead in the world of work.
It covers everything from general management, marketing, finance and operations specifically focused on keeping up with the modern world through digital tools.
2) Master of Business Administration
Another route you could take if you’re interested in going deeper into management is the MBA. This postgraduate course is ideal for people with an undergraduate degree, who have maybe worked in a professional environment and want to take things up a step.
In just one year, you’ll look in-depth at areas like digital marketing, leadership and the supply chain.
3) BSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management
Our most subscribed tourism course, the BSc at the beginning of the name stands for ‘Bachelor of Science’ and indicates a scientific approach to the subject.
Another of our three-year degrees, you’ll find out about things like global tourism, the visitor economy and gastronomy and go on field trips to visit examples of successful hospitality venues.
4) BSc (Hons) Nursing (Top-Up)
The first example of the top-up on our list, this nursing course lasts for just one year and is aimed at bringing students with prior knowledge or foundation degrees up to the full grade needed for management roles in the sector.
That means you won’t be graduating as a nurse (you need to be registered to apply, in fact), but you will learn things like law and ethics in healthcare, care management and theory which put you in line to apply for promotions.
5) MSc Engineering Management
Another of our courses ideally suited to someone with a background in the subject. The MSc Engineering focuses on building on your technical skills to train you to become a successful leader in your industry.
You’ll discover how to manage a project, lead an organisation and analyse risk in this one-year master's programme.
6) BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Have you ever wanted to get into accounting? This is the perfect course for people with a passion for n who want to put their interest to good use in the world of work.
You’ll look at everything from economics and business law to taxation and ethics, learning how to take a management role in one of the world’s most lucrative sectors.
7) FdA Tourism and Events Management
One of our newest courses and the first foundation degree on this list, the FdA is a two-year course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of the industry and is a great way of starting out your studies.
You’ll pick up basics like academic skills, legal issues and how to run environmentally friendly events. You’ll also graduate with a FdA certificate which will let you apply for the top-up [LINK].
8) MSc Public Health
Over the last two years, the pandemic has led to an increased interest in courses like this master's which focuses on the management of global healthcare services.
Learn about how epidemics take hold and move around a community, as well as how we can approach them, the sociology of health and how being an industry leader can make an impact.
9) BA (Hons) Events and Entertainment Management
How do you organise and run a successful event? What does a career in entertainment really look like? These are the kinds of questions you’ll address on this three-year degree.
An extremely diverse module list includes intriguing topics such as the fundamentals of the film sector and fashion shows alongside contemporary issues in the industry and catering to different audiences.
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10) BA (Hons) Business Management and Entrepreneurship (Top-Up)
Another of our newest degrees, this course has rapidly become one of our most popular. Taught over a single year, as a top-up, it’s aimed at students who have a background in the sector and teaches everything you need to get going with your own business.
Covering venture creation, analytics for your company and management in a global world, you’ll be bringing your foundation or Higher National Diploma up to full-degree standard and learning how to be an entrepreneur at the same time.
All this month, we’re celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the University of Sunderland in London.