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BSc (Hons) Computer & Video Games/Computer & Video Games with Industry Placement/Foundation Year - G470/G471/G472

Thank you for applying for a place on this course and congratulations on securing an interview. Please read the following instructions carefully and make sure that you allow plenty of time to prepare for your interview.

What will happen at the interview?

You will be given a presentation about the course. You will then have an individual interview that will last around 20 minutes. During this interview, you will be asked to present a portfolio of your work and you will get the opportunity to talk to a member of staff about the pieces you have selected.

Preparing your portfolio

Your portfolio is likely to be made up of the work you have undertaken on your current or most recent course. You may also include work done in your own time if you feel it is relevant. Your portfolio should demonstrate your work in one or more of the following areas: traditional art and design; 2D/3D art; animation; games design; level design; or programming. You can present your portfolio in a digital or physical format. If you have any questions about your portfolio, please contact Mick Lockwood on

How to find us

On arrival, please report to reception at our MediaCityUK building (postcode M50 2HE). For more information about travelling to MediaCityUK, please click here. To help find your way around MediaCityUK, download this handy map.

It is important that you arrive at your interview promptly, so make sure that you allow plenty of time for travel. If you are travelling during rush hour, please be mindful of the effect this may have on your journey time and plan accordingly. If you are more than 10 minutes late, we will not be able to interview you.

Please be aware that you will be charged for car parking; details of the tariff can be found on our website.

Can’t make your interview date?

If you are unable to attend your interview, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss this. In some circumstances we may be able to offer an alternative date, however we cannot guarantee this.  Please call 0161 295 4545 and select the option for interview queries.

I no longer wish to attend my interview

If you no longer wish to attend your interview, we will not be able to continue your application to the University of Salford. Please email us on stating your intention to withdraw your application. You should quote your full name, date of birth and UCAS ID number so that we can deal with your request efficiently. Once we receive this email we will make your application unsuccessful on UCAS.


If you have any further questions or would like more information about your interview, please contact us on or 0161 295 4545. If you have any questions about the content of the course, please contact Mick Lockwood on