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Postgraduate open days

Postgraduate Open Day

Whether you want to accelerate your career, increase your earning potential, or research a subject you’re passionate about, there are many reasons to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Salford.

Join us at our next Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 28 November to find out how our taught courses and research degrees can help you achieve your goals. Our academic tutors will be on hand to discuss your needs and you can also speak to our team about the application process, accommodation, employability, funding, research support, student life and more.  

Our Postgraduate Open Day runs between 15:30 - 18:30 and visitors can arrive at any time throughout the event to talk to our staff about postgraduate opportunities at the University of Salford.

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MBA Open Day

If you are looking to take next step in your career the Salford MBA will give you the skills and experience you need to excel. Our course, fully accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), offers multiple pathways ensuring you get the right degree, whatever sector you work in. The small cohort size provides a supportive and collaborative learning environment for you to interact with our expert academics.

If you would like to find out more about the course why not attend one of our specific MBA Open Days, due to take place on Thursday 1st November 2018 and Thursday 28th March 2019

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The Salford MBA is now also available via the degree apprenticeship programme, more information for students and employers can be found on our Higher and degree apprenticeships website.

“What I liked the most about the MBA was that we had many students from different backgrounds and different age groups. I have learned a lot from my fellow colleagues as they had different views about the business world and this was very interesting; we had doctors, pharmacists, senior project managers and many more. I particularly enjoyed the case studies as we were put in groups and had to work together and try to appreciate each other’s ideas.”

Lava Mohamad, MBA 2104-15

Distance Learning Open Day

Information and booking for the next Distance Learning Open Day will be released soon.

During this event, you will learn more about our distance learning courses from our expert academics, find out how you can fit postgraduate study around your existing commitments, and receive information about the funding options that may be available to you.

Prior to the Distance Learning Open Day we will send login details so you can access the event.

Accelerate Your Career

In a fiercely competitive job market, a postgraduate qualification from the University of Salford will give you the edge. We design our courses to get you ready for the challenges of the working world. In fact, the majority of our courses are developed and taught by industry experts, and many include work placements and live briefs, giving you the opportunity to gain practical experience while you study.

Increase Your Earning Potential

A postgraduate degree has the potential to boost your earnings. Our postgraduate students typically earn 50% more than our undergraduate students. In addition, postgraduates earn an average of £200,000 more over the course of their career than those who just have an undergraduate degree.*

Research Your Passion

Our academics are highly respected in their fields and have a strong track record of leading influential research projects. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 90% of our research was judged to be of international quality. We have an international reputation for investing in multi-disciplinary research that improves people's lives and contributes to the knowledge economy. If you’re passionate about a subject and you want to study it at an advanced level, choose the University of Salford and you’ll be working alongside experts.

Funding, Scholarships, Bursaries and Discounts

You may be eligible to apply for a government-backed loan of up to £10,609 if you are a UK or EU national and plan to start a full-time, part-time or distance learning taught or research Master's degree.

Whatever your circumstances or reasons for continuing onto advanced-level study, book now for our Open Day to get information and advice from our team of postgraduate experts. If you have any questions, please contact Ben McGee on

*According to research carried out by educational charity The Sutton Trust.