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 open day 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.
If you’re interested in studying one of our distance learning courses, we’re holding a Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 1 March from 17:00 – 18:00. You can register now to receive an invitation to this online session. On the day, you’ll get the opportunity to hear from our expert academics. You’ll also get more information about the funding options that could be available to you.
We offer over 100 part-time and distance learning postgraduate courses, enabling you to fit postgraduate study around your existing commitments. As a part-time or distance learning student, you’ll have access to the same study and support services available to our full-time students, including the library, online resources, our careers service, student support and more.
In a fiercely competitive job market, a postgraduate qualification from 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 practical experience while you study.
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.*
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.
You may be eligible to apply for a government-backed loan of up to £10,000 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, worth up to £4000, and a 25% loyalty discount for returning students.
Whatever your circumstances or reasons for continuing onto advanced-level study, book now for our open day, and get information and advice from our team of postgraduate experts. If you have any question about the day, please contact Tom Pinder on firstname.lastname@example.org.
*According to research carried out by educational charity The Sutton Trust.