Applying for a taught postgraduate course
To apply for your postgraduate taught place, you will need to complete our online application form. You will need to have at hand your supporting documents ready to upload when you start the online application.
- Degree certificates
- English language qualifications
- Passport details (required for International applicants)
Applications that are an exception to our online application process are:
- applications for the MA Social Work full-time study via UCAS
- applications for post qualifying Health and Social Care courses and single modules
- applications for Geographical Information Systems are via our partners for this course Manchester Metropolitan University
Guide to submitting your application
- When you first enter the online application you will be asked to create an account
- You will then receive an email with your login PIN and password
- You can re-enter and complete your application at times convenient to you
- Fill in application details – using the guidance within the form
- Upload your supporting documents
- Once you have submitted your application you can print a copy of your application. However you cannot re-enter and make any changes at this stage
What happens next?
- When you submit your online application you will receive and acknowledgement by email
- You’ll be notified of the outcome of your application in writing.
- If you have any questions about the progress of your application please email admissions
- For the next steps in your application process please details on our Applied -what next section
We try to make applying to Salford as flexible and straightforward as possible
We’re not just interested in exams you’ve passed and certificates you’ve collected. If you’ve gained enough relevant work experience – paid or voluntary – we’ll take that into account through our Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) schemes.
Policy statement on equality and diversity
The University is committed to and strives for equality of opportunity for all its students and staff (existing and prospective) and will recognise and celebrate their diversity. For this statement and strategy to be made a reality, effective leadership and management will be provided and a corresponding commitment sought from every member of staff and all the student body. In practice this means that we:
- are committed to providing an environment where all people are respected and treated fairly regardless of irrelevant characteristics or distinctions
- will develop a culture in which diversity is celebrated
- will not discriminate unfairly or illegally against anyone and will take positive action to promote equality, diversity and fair access
- embed equality and diversity at the heart of our mission and values; this will include taking action against individuals who behave in a discriminatory manner
If you have been dissatisfied with our admissions process please follow our admissions complaints procedure.