University of Salford Manchester

Postgraduate Open Days

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 29 November, 15:30 - 18:30, 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.

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Distance Learning Open Day

If you’re interested in studying one of our distance learning courses, we recommend signing up to our online open day. This is an online session taking place on Wednesday 29 November from 17:00 – 18:00.

The courses taking part in the online open day are:

During the event, you will learn more about these 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.

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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 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.

Funding, Scholarships, Bursaries and Discounts

You may be eligible to apply for a government-backed loan of up to £10,280 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. At the University of Salford, we also offer a range of scholarships, bursaries and discounts to help support you during your postgraduate studies. These include the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship and a loyalty discount for returning students. All of our scholarships and bursaries for 2017/18 entry are currently under review and will be announced in due course.

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 Steve Webley on

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

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