Sunderland University – Undergraduate

About the University

The life changing University of Sunderland has 20,000 students based in campuses on the North East coast, in London and Hong Kong and at its global partnerships with learning institutions in 15 countries. We are proud of our long-established commitment to widening participation, our world-leading research, public and private sector collaborations and our track-record for providing quality student experiences that result in graduates who are the tomorrow-makers of our societies and economies.

Undergraduate courses

Year 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Introduction to Management Accounting

Introduction to Business Management

Quantitative Methods for Business

Economics

Business Law

Year 2 

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Business Finance

Business Management

Business Taxation

Audit and Assurance

Year 3

Business Modelling for Decision Making

Financial Management (Professional)

Strategic Management Accounting (Professional)

International Financial Reporting (Professional)

Managing Projects

Contemporary Developments in Business Management

Foundation year (optional)
Higher Education Skills and Competencies
Information Technology for Business Use
Contemporary Business Issues in a Globalised Environment
Introduction to Critical Academic Thinking
Organisational Behaviour and the Management of People
Introduction to Organisational Management
Business Management Project

YEAR 1

Essential Study and Employment Skills

Introduction to Marketing

Introduction to HRM and Talent Development

Introduction to Accounting and Finance

Introduction to Managing and Leading People

Introduction to Operations and Services

YEAR 2 

Introduction to Strategic Management

Developing Career Prospects

Responsible Business

Operations Management

Financial Management

Marketing Management

Year 3

Applying Critical Reflective Practice

Strategic Management

Plus a choice of up to 40 credits from a range of topics relating to business functional areas, such as Management Accounting, Marketing Management or Business Enterprise Management

PLUS CHOOSE ONE OF TWO OPTIONS:

Business Research Dissertation

Critical Debates in Professional Practice

Foundation year (optional)
Higher Education Skills and Competencies
Contemporary Business Issues in a Globalised Environment
Information Technology for Business Use
Introduction to Critical Academic Thinking
Organisational Behaviour and the Management of People
Introduction to Organisational Management
Business Management Project

Year 1

Tourism and Heritage Management
Impacts of Festivals and Events
Fundamentals of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality
Global Tourism
Study Skills for the Hospitality Sector
Marketing and Business for the Hospitality Sector

Year 2 

Research Methods for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Consultancy for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Current Issues in Tourism and Hospitality
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions

Optional modules (choose three):
Tourism Fieldwork 2
Cultural Tourism, Festivals and Events
Destination Branding
Tourism, Hospitality and Events Independent Study
Planning Hospitality Environments
Exploring Human Resource Management in Hospitality Environments

Year 3

Tourism Management Major Project
International Hospitality Management

Optional modules (choose three):
Sport Tourism and Mega Events
e-Tourism
Urban Tourism
Tourism Fieldwork 3
Strategic Planning for Tourism and Leisure
Ecotourism

Foundation year (optional)

Higher Education Skills and Competencies

Contemporary Business Issues in a Globalised Environment

Information Technology for Business Use

Introduction to Critical Academic Thinking

Organisational Behaviour and the Management of People

Introduction to Organisational Management

Business Management Project

Year 1

Study Skills for the Hospitality Sector

Fundamentals of Events

Staging Events

Impacts of Festivals and Events

Experiencing the Events

Marketing and Business for the Hospitality Sector

Year 2

Research Methods for Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Cultural Tourism, Festivals and Events

Managing the Event

MICE: Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions

Optional modules (choose three):

Events Fieldwork

Tourism, Hospitality and Events Work-based Learning Module

Tourism, Hospitality and Events Independent Study

Destination Branding

Year 3

Events Management Research Dissertation

Managing Projects

Contemporary Issue sin Events

Optional modules (choose three):

Urban Tourism

Sports Tourism and Mega Events

International Hospitality Management

Tourism Fieldwork 3

Final year

Strategic Management Accounting

Strategic Management of Human Resources

Marketing Strategy

Managing Projects

Strategic Management

Contemporary Developments in Business Management

Final year

Strategic planning for tourism and leisure
Urban tourism
E-tourism
International hospitality management
Gastronomy
Service quality

Final year

Research Methods

Theory and Practice in Healthcare

Evidence-Based Practice

Management of Care

Preparation for Mentorship

Law and Ethics in Healthcare

Dissertation

Final Year

Financial Management

Money, Banking and Finance

Financial Markets

Managing Projects

Contemporary Developments in Business Management

International Banking

Final year

Financial Management

Strategic Management Accounting

Business Modelling for Decision Makers

International Financial Reporting

Managing Projects

Contemporary Developments in Business and Management

Final year

Dissertation

Practical application

Substance use and society

Life course approaches to health, wellbeing and ageing

Entrepreneurship and Project Management