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Master’s courses at the University of Salford

University of Salford

Master’s courses at the University of Salford

Once at the centre of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, the University of Salford is now at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning.

Our up-to-the-minute postgraduate courses combine the best of theory and practice to help equip you for the challenges of the working world. So whatever your future holds: high-flying business leader; paving the way in compassionate patient care; academic research excellence; or ground-breaking discoveries – you can feel safe knowing it’s in our hands.

Excellent research is at the heart of what we do. We are a research-driven institution using innovation and creativity to find solutions to real-world problems. Our multidisciplinary research environment is recognised around the world, attracting a strong community of international students to study at Salford.

We offer an extensive range of support for postgraduate students. Our postgraduate training programme will help you develop the skills you need for effective research, whether you’re planning a career in academia or the public or private sectors. Our online doctoral programme enables candidates who cannot commit to a full- or part-time degree, to complete their PhD with Salford.

Master’s courses at the University of Salford

Your studies

We offer a wide range of taught and research master's courses across our academic schools. You’ll find industry-standard facilities and pioneering research initiatives across our vibrant campus, including: a world-class human performance laboratory; the world’s only fully climate-controlled Energy House; THINKlab; the School of the Built Environment’s state-of-the-art technology hub, and much more.

Virtual Tour

As well as visiting our campus during open days held throughout the year, you can also take a virtual tour. Explore the virtual tour now to learn more about our facilities and discover where you'll study, sleep and socialise as a postgraduate student at the University of Salford.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees and funding sources vary depending on the subject you want to study. You can find out more on our website.


If you decide to live on campus, you can choose from dedicated postgraduate flats in Peel Park Quarter or Eddie Coleman and John Lester Courts. You can also make arrangements to live in private accommodation. The largest student population in Europe lives in Manchester – so you won’t be short of places to rent.

Master’s courses at the University of Salford

Life in Salford

With Manchester on our doorstep and MediaCityUK just a stone’s throw away, The University of Salford is a great place to be a student. Manchester is one of the UK’s most cosmopolitan cities and boasts one of the largest student populations in Europe. Our campus is situated just minutes away from Manchester, so you are close to enjoying everything that this world-class city has to offer.

Find out more

Meet us at one of our open days to find out how our taught courses and research degrees can enhance your career. Our academic tutors will be on hand to discuss your needs, and you can also speak to our team about the application process, accommodation, employability, fees and funding, research support, student life and international visas.

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As a student at Salford Business School we’ll support you to gain the best academic and personal experience possible. We want you to graduate with more than a degree, so as a student here you’ll have access to a range of experiences and opportunities, including internships and work placements in the UK or internationally.

We’re fiercely proud of our alumni, who are making an impact on a local, national and international scale. We consider the relationship with our alumni to be for life. After graduation, we continue to support alumni with lifelong access to our careers and enterprise services, on-campus facilities, networking events and opportunities to volunteer. Many also come back as guest speakers, offer industry visits or provide work placements, to share their experiences with the next generation of students.

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Our School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology is a leader in education and research in the creative disciplines.

Our impressive industry partnerships and state-of-the-art facilities enable us to deliver innovative and relevant programmes, preparing students to succeed in the creative industries.

The courses we offer provide a balance of academic rigour and industry exposure. At postgraduate level, courses range from art and design to English and creative writing, journalism, media, music and performing arts.

As a student in this school, you’ll based at our £55 million flagship New Adelphi building or our site at MediaCityUK.

New Adelphi houses open plan art and design studios, a high specification 350 seat theatre, industry-standard dance studios, music rehearsal and recording studios.

At MediaCityUK, we sit side-by-side with the likes of the BBC and ITV in a building that boasts industry-standard TV and radio studios, a digital performance lab, craft editing suites, a green screen studio and audio production suites.

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Our School of Health and Society is one of the largest trainers of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals in England, and also provides world class education in disciplines such as counselling, social work, sports science and psychology.

The school has close links with NHS trusts and bodies such as Health Education England, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), local authorities and the voluntary sector.

The work of our researchers includes: ensuring the welfare of children and young people; providing access to housing and fair welfare systems; and transforming the health and social care sector.

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The School of Science, Engineering and Environment aims to transform quality of life and ensure the wellbeing of future generations through discovery and innovation. Through our expertise in energy efficiency and sustainability, scientific diagnostics, data science and security, dementia research, marine conservation, and robotics advancement, we are creating a better world for everyone.

With over 200 dedicated academic, technical and administrative members of staff, we offer a robust support system for our expanding suite of multidisciplinary programmes that span acoustics, architecture, biology, biomedicine, chemical sciences, computing, construction, engineering, environments (built and natural), geography, mathematics, physics, robotics, surveying and wildlife.

Through our collaborative industry-focused approach, we put our students at the heart of everything we do. Nurtured by our award-winning lecturers, world-class facilities and research-led teaching, we produce highly-employable graduates who are ready for the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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