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  1. What are your entry requirements?

    Different courses have different entry requirements. You’ll find what you need for each programme on its course page...

  2. I already have a degree - can I study another one?

    If you already have a degree and want to study a course which is at the same lower level, you’d be classed as having Equivalent or Lower Qualifications...

  3. I started at another uni but now want to study here - can I transfer?

    This could be possible but the decision would be made by an academic tutor and would be based on what you previously studied...

  4. What English language qualifications do you accept?

    We accept a few different English language qualifications...

  5. I’m a mature student - what are the entry criteria for a mature student?

    All students, including mature students, have to meet the entry requirements for their programme...

  6. I studied my level three qualifications a while ago - are they still valid?

    Yes - your qualifications do not expire. But some do change over time...

  7. I don’t have GCSEs – can I study for them at the same time as my course?

    No - you will need certain GCSEs to study your course and have to have met them before you enrol.

  8. I’m an international student, can I study in the UK with my qualification?

    Please get in touch with the Admissions team for advice on qualifications. If you're outside the UK the number is: +44 (0)20 7531 2357.

  9. I can't find my qualification here, am I still eligible?

    Even if your qualification isn't listed here, you might still be eligible...

  10. I know some of the topics covered in my course, do I still need to study all of it?

    If you think you already know some of the topics covered in your course, either from previous learning or from work experience...

  11. What awards does the university have?

    The University of Sunderland and the University of Sunderland in London have been recognised for our outstanding work in widening participation in higher education...

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