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Salford Business School

Why Study at Salford

Salford is part of Greater Manchester; a thriving, diverse city-region in the North West of England and home to some of the most open and friendly people you’ll meet. There’s an entrepreneurial spirit here - we’ve got big ideas and we make them happen. But we also know how to have  fun – with some of the greatest sports, culture and music scenes in the world, Salford and Manchester are home to anyone who loves to work hard and play hard.

Our main campus is just 2km from Manchester city centre, and our MediaCityUK campus shares a skyline with the BBC and ITV – everything you need for a world-class university experience.

The University of Salford was established in 1967 to equip working people with the knowledge and skills they needed to succeed in the emerging industries of their time. We were one of the first UK institutions to pioneer ‘sandwich’ courses that gave our students practical, work-based experience  alongside traditional academic learning.

Today, we’re closer to industry than ever, with more links with small and medium-sized enterprises than any other university in Greater Manchester. We also count international businesses such as Siemens and Jaguar Land Rover among our partners. We build strong relationships with businesses to  create courses that enable our graduates to take on the challenges of today’s working world.

Salford Business School

Part of the University of Salford, Salford Business School offers a real-world approach to business learning with a flexible, industry-informed and research-based curriculum co-created by the University and industry.  

Salford Business School engages with industry in a number of ways to meet global challenges. By pioneering exceptional industry partnerships, we revolutionise the traditional academic offering to better meet industry needs. Our strong links with industry give you access to live briefs so you are prepared  for the real world by explicitly developing practice and self-awareness, initiative, communication skills, team-working abilities and critical thinking skills.  

Our courses are accredited by 14 internationally-recognised professional organisations including the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

With Business, Finance and Law programmes that attract students from around the world, ours is a lively, diverse and supportive community.

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