University of Salford Manchester

Business services

A competitive advantage for industry

MediaCityUK provides a portfolio of business services specifically for the creative and digital sectors. By combining the expertise and knowledge from across the University of Salford, we have created services that aim to add value to your organisation.

Training and Continuing Professional Development – We can develop programmes relevant to the requirements of your business to support the advancement of your people. Our courses are flexible and can be tailored to your organisation needs including in-company courses.  All courses are widely recognised throughout industry, delivered by experts from academia and business and offer various accreditations.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – Supported with government funding, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are designed to help companies make strategic advances in your field. Partnerships take advantage of the wealth of technical, scientific and managerial expertise across the University.

Research and Innovation – our research environment at MediaCityUK is deliberately transdisciplinary - meaning that businesses are environmentally encouraged to collaborate with academics and research groups on a wide range of projects. These vary from niche projects with a narrow focus and a quick turn around, to large programmes in the digital and creative space drawing on the expertise of over 40 research centres across 10 academic schools.

Consultancy – we can provide business and organisations access to our academics and practitioners, who specialise in the creative and digital sectors. Our team of experts can support strategic plans or niche projects.

Graduate Recruitment – whether you are a multinational, SME or start-up requiring specific skills sets, we can support access to the right graduates. Our Careers Team will support you in your recruitment process where you can utilise various services and event including our vacancy promotion service and recruitment fairs

Venue – an original and dynamic space that can accommodate various types of events for your presentations, conferences and meetings. Facilities include our specialist black box theatre 'Digital Performance Lab' and industry-standard TV and radio studios.