Postgraduate Research

We offer an extensive range of training activities to equip researchers both for their university studies, and for their future careers whether in academia, the public sector, or in industry and the private sector. The research training you receive will be tailored to your particular needs, which your  supervisory team will discuss with you as soon as possible after you arrive.

More information about research degrees at the University of Salford...

Research enquiries

Enquiries about undertaking a PhD or MPhil research degree at the School of Computing, Science and Engineering can be made to the university's College of Science and Technology at

Research training

Generic research training is provided via the Research and Graduate College in the Salford Postgraduate Research Training (SPoRT) programme, and discipline-specific research training is provided by the School's Research Centres:

Please contact us for more information about these specific research training programmes.

Research support

Postgraduate researchers can also take advantage of the following:

  • Our Library provides study support including help with research, study and IT skills. A range of online help and support as well as details of workshops and one to one appointments can be found on the Skills for Learning web site.  
  • The University-wide Language Programme provides an opportunity for Postgraduate Research students to gain language skills alongside their main area of research.  
  • Careers and Employability offer a full service which includes offering careers interviews, help with CVs, application and job interviews, careers information, and advertising job vacancies.