Applicants for the Salford Alternative Entry Scheme are recommended on the basis of their application submitted through UCAS. Those applicants recommended for the scheme will be notified via either the offer through UCAS or via communication from our admissions team.
If you have any questions about your UCAS application please contact the admissions team on firstname.lastname@example.org
APL is used for courses in Business and Law, Health Sciences, Environment & Life Sciences and Arts & Media. Your offer will detail what you need to do next if you are recommended to proceed with this route.
APL allows us to consider students who may not have the traditional entry criteria but do have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Assessment may consider employer references, previous coursework/examinations or a portfolio of your work.
If you have any questions about the APL route, please contact Ruth Potts at email@example.com.
The MSAP-UK test is used for courses in Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences, Computing, Science & Engineering (some courses in CSE require a preliminary maths test), and the Built Environment. Your offer will detail what you need to do next if you are recommended to proceed with this route.
The MSAP-UK test is a combination of two of the three modules listed below. The modules are assigned to each course based on recommendations made by academic staff at the University of Salford. Please see the tables below in the 'Module Breakdown by course' section to find out which modules you will need to take.
A brief description of the test modules can be seen below. You can find out more and book your test by visiting the MSAP-UK website. You should only book onto the test once you have received instructions in your offer from Salford
The test (MSAP-UK) is administered by our partners, ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research).
This module involves two writing tasks. The responses will be assessed on:
There are 35 questions in multiple-choice format with four responses to choose from. There is only one correct response. The questions focus on your understanding of ideas in language. Some questions will ask candidates to identify the main idea in a passage, or interpret specific words and phrases.
There are 35 questions in multiple-choice format with four responses to choose from. There is only one correct response. The questions focus on comprehension, application, decision making and solving scientific and mathematical information. Some questions require candidates to interpret figures, identify connections, relationships and patterns. Other questions will require basic calculation, estimation and application of equations.
|Module 1 (Written English) and 3 (Reasoning in the Sciences, Mathematics and Social Sciences)|
|B701||BSc (Hons) Nursing/RN Adult|
|B702||BSc (Hons) Nursing/RN Children and Young People's|
|B760||BSc (Hons) Nursing/RN Mental Health|
|BL75||BSc (Hons) Integrated Practice in Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work|
|B720||BSc (Hons) Midwifery (156 weeks)|
|L500||BA (Hons) Social Work|
|H341||BEng (Hons) Audio Acoustics|
|H649||BSc (Hons) Professional Sound and Video Technology|
|H410||BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering|
|H404||MEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering|
|H490||BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies|
|H492||MEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies|
|H491||BSc (Hons) Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies|
|H200||BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering|
|H208||BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering|
|H210||MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering|
|HK2C||BEng (Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering|
|HK21||MEng (Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering|
|G421||BSc (Hons) Computer Networks|
|G400||BSc (Hons) Computer Science|
|G100||BSc (Hons) Mathematics|
|H304||BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering|
|H301||MEng Mechanical Engineering|
|H8H3||BEng (Hons) Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering|
|F300||BSc (Hons) Physics|
|F303||MPhys (Hons) Physics|
|F384||BSc (Hons) Physics with Acoustics|
|F385||MPhys (Hons) Physics with Acoustics|
|F304||MPhys (Hons) Physics with Studies in North America|
|F310||BSc (Hons) Pure and Applied Physics||G600||BSc (Hons) Software Engineering|
|H620||BSc (Hons) Web Development|
|K190||BSc (Hons) Architectural Design and Technology|
|K100||BSc (Hons) Architecture|
|K230||BSc (Hons) Building Surveying|
|K200||Construction Property Management|
|N230||BSc (Hons) Property and Real Estate|
|K240||BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying|
|Module 1 (Written English) and 2 (Reasoning in the Humanities and Social Sciences)|
|B9C8||BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy|
|L400||BSc (Hons) Social Policy|
|L300||BSc (Hons) Sociology|
|M900||BSc (Hons) Criminology|
|LM39||BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology|
|L402||BSc (Hons) Social Policy (Bury)|
|LM49||BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology (Bury)|