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MA Nursing – Adult (B749), Children and Young People (B784), Mental Health (B769)

Thank you for your application for a place on the above course and congratulations on being selected for interview. Please read the instructions below carefully and ensure you prepare appropriately.

What will happen at the interview?

Please allow up to three hours for the interview process.  It will begin with a short Maths and English test, followed by a personal interview. You can try a short demo of the Maths test online. Please be aware that you can NOT use a calculator during the test.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability which will require support during the interview, please contact us as soon as possible on 0161 295 4545 or

What do I need to bring to the interview?

Please bring the following:

  • Photographic ID – e.g. passport, driving licence    
  • Original Certificates for any qualifications already achieved  
  • Pens  

NB: You won’t be turned away if you don’t have your certificates yet.  But you will NOT be interviewed if you do not have your photo ID.

How to find us

On arrival please come to the ground floor reception in Allerton building, Frederick Road M6 6PU. Please download a campus map or take a look at our travel information:  Allerton is number 17 on the map.  Please be aware that car parking charges do apply upon entry to the car park, details of the tariff can be found on our website:  and will be displayed in the car parks.  The Paybyphone Location Code is 59323 for the main campus, including Frederick Road.

Please ensure that you arrive promptly and allow 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.  

Please allow sufficient time for travel; if you are more than 10 minutes late you will NOT be interviewed.

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 contact us on 0161 295 4545 and select the option for interview queries.

I no longer want to attend my interview

If you do not wish to attend your interview we will not be able to continue with your application to the University of Salford. Please email us on stating your intention to withdraw your application. Please quote your full name, date of birth and student ID number to enable us to deal with this efficiently.

When will I be informed of my decision?

Applicants will be notified of their decisions via email.

Any offer of a place will be conditional upon the University’s receipt of:

  • Satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check (If you have any concerns regarding this please discuss these at the interview)    
  • Satisfactory health screening    
  • Satisfactory references (if not provided prior to interview)    
  • Successful completion and proof of required entry qualifications  


If you have any further questions or require any further information, please contact us at or 0161 295 4545.