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The School of Arts & Media is one of the largest creative arts and media centres in the UK offering a full range of programmes from undergraduate, masters and semester study at Salford to on-line PhD and professional short courses delivered at home and overseas.

Located in Greater Manchester, students and professionals enjoy a unique learning experience, studying in the largest national hub for the creative industries outside of London alongside the BBC, ITV and a host of other creative companies at MediaCityUK.

We have state-of-the-art media production facilities with one of the largest HD screens in Europe, two HD TV studios; 3 radio studios ; green screen and a 3D ORAD screen; colouring/grading, VFX and audio post software.

Professional Short Courses

Our new Short Course Unit offers a range of intensive professional courses all designed to meet the increasingly diverse needs of today’s multimedia producer.

Our Delivery Team

All our professional courses are delivered by practising media professionals and educators who bring with them cutting-edge industry knowledge. Many of our courses include masterclasses delivered by industry experts.


Our facilities at MediaCityUK are second to none. Our unique state-of-the-art campus is based in one of the largest communities of creative media professionals in Europe.

Taught Courses

From comedy writing to multimedia journalism, we offer a diverse and exciting range of courses:

Research and Consultancy

We have a world-leading reputation for research and innovation activity. At MediaCityUK, we engage in cross-disciplinary research and collaborate with a range of industry partners.

What People Say

The expertise and world class facilities that the University of Salford and BBC have to offer, have given me a wonderful experience and enhanced my knowledge.

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