Health and society assessments and interviews 2022 Intake

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Meeting our applicants is one of the best parts of our jobs as admissions tutors in the School of Health and Society. During this academic year we are running both face to face and online interviews or assessments depending on the course for which you have applied and we're looking forward to meeting you, whether physically or virtually. 

To find out what you need to do, we have put together some course specific guidance below as well as some useful FAQs to help you take the next steps in your application process. 

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BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography (B821)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom 'Collaborate’. 

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also  included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please enter your interview ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is in working order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

What do I need to have ready for my online interview? 

You will need to produce your photo ID during your individual interview, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the session please enter your full name.

What will happen at my online interview?

You will have an individual interview which will last around 20 minutes. The interview panel may consist of lecturers, clinicians, service users and students.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Radiographer
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Radiographer
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

​​​​I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. Please note that this is an extremely popular course, and in some cases we may hold applications. Once a decision has been made, this will be updated on UCAS. If you don’t attend your interview your application will be withdrawn.

We do urge you not to share details on the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work (Integrated Practice) (BL76)

What do I need to do?

Attend the University for our interview day. The day will consist of your interview, followed by a guided tour of our campus and facilities.

How do I attend my interview? 

The interview day will take place in the Allerton Main Hall on our Frederick Road campus. A member of the team will be present at the check-in area of the Allerton Main Hall to check you in and provide you with your schedule of the day. We have provided further details and routes to help you plan your journey here.  

The interview day has been split into two sessions, a morning and an afternoon session. Further details about the date and time of your interview will be in the initial email that we have sent you. Please ensure that you check which session you have been invited to prior to attending.

Registration for your interview will start at 9.30 am for the morning session, and 1pm for the afternoon session. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  Following registration, we will provide details of the day's events, and check your ID. Tutors and students will be present at the event throughout if you would like to chat about the course or have any questions.

What do I need to bring to my interview? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at registration, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

What will happen at my interview?

The Admissions Tutors will be based on interview stations, which you will need to visit for your interview questions. You will be provided with an individual schedule of the day, which tells you the order that your interview questions will be asked in and which base you need to go to. The individual interviews which will last around 35 minutes, but we advise that you allow for up to two hours for the interview event as you will have the opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors.

The interviewer panel may consist of lecturers, clinicians, service users and students.

Morning session

If your interview session is in the morning, you will have the opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors and be taken on a guided tour of the campus, facilities, and accommodation after your interview. 

Afternoon session

If your interview session is in the afternoon, we ask that you arrive one hour before your interview, as this will be your opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors, and be taken on a guided tour of the campus, facilities and accommodation.

Please note, the guided tours are optional, if you would like to attend your interview only, please arrive at the time specified in your initial email.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of Learning Disabilities Nursing and Social Work
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Learning Disabilities Nurse and Social Worker
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

Questions about your interview?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what is required, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.

We do urge you not to share details on the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Midwifery (B720)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom 'Collaborate’.

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please enter your interview ten minutes before the scheduled start time.      

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

What do I need to have ready for my online interview?

Please ensure you have your photo ID, such as a driving licence or passport to hand. Pictures will be checked at your interview, so please make sure you have access to a camera on your computer. 

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the session please enter your full name.

What will happen at my online interview?

Your interview will consist of a person introduction and a group activity. The group activity will last around 20 minutes but please allow for up to two hours for the entire interview session. The interview panel may consist of lecturers, clinicians, service users and students.

What will I be assessed on? 

  • Your passion for the career of a Midwife
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Midwife
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

Individual scores will be calculated based on your responses. There is no individual interview for this course. 

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview? 

Please note that this is an extremely popular course, and in some cases, we may hold applications until the 26 January equal consideration deadline, to ensure fair and equal treatment of all on-time applicants. Once a decision has been made this will be updated on UCAS.  

We do urge you not to share details on the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application. 

 

BSc (Hons) Nursing: RN Adult (B701)

What do I need to do?

Attend the University for an interview.

How do I attend my interview? 

Your interview will take place in the Allerton Building on our Frederick Road campus. A member of the team will be present in the reception area of the Allerton building to check you in and take you to your interview. We have provided further details and routes to help you plan your journey here.

Further details about the date and time of your interview will be in the initial email that we have sent you. Please ensure that you check this information prior to attending. Please arrive to your interview ten minutes before the scheduled start time.

What do I need to do to prepare and bring? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at registration, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview.     

What will happen at my interview?

You will be invited to an individual question and answer session with a member of the school lecturing staff. The individual interviews will last around 30 minutes, but we advise that you allow for up to two hours for the interview as you will have the opportunity tour the facilities.

You will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of an Adult Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of an Adult Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

Questions about your interview?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what is required, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.

We do urge you not to share the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) with Health Care Foundation Year (B703)

What do I need to do?

Attend the University for an interview.

How do I attend my interview? 

Your interview will take place in the Allerton Building on our Frederick Road campus. A member of the team will be present in the reception area of the Allerton building to check you in and take you to your interview. We have provided further details and routes to help you plan your journey here.

Further details about the date and time of your interview will be in the initial email that we have sent you. Please ensure that you check this information prior to attending. Please arrive to your interview ten minutes before the scheduled start time.

What do I need to do to prepare and bring? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at registration, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview.     

What will happen at my interview?

You will be invited to an individual question and answer session with a member of the school lecturing staff. The individual interviews will last around 30 minutes, but we advise that you allow for up to two hours for the interview as you will have the opportunity tour the facilities.

You will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of an Adult Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of an Adult Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

Questions about your interview?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what is required, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.

We do urge you not to share the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Nursing: RN Children and Young People's (B702)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

During the session we will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email cypnursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk  at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to the UCAS deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your assessment are also included on this email.  We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the session live for your assessment one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the assessment link any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your UCAS application to log into the assessment.        

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Children and Young People's Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of an Children and Young People's Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

​​​​I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be updated on your UCAS Track.

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Children and Young People's) with Health Care Foundation Year (B706)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

We will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your assessment session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email cypnursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk  at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to the UCAS deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your assessment are also included on this email.  We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the session live for your assessment one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the assessment link any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your UCAS application to log into the assessment.      

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Children and Young People's Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of an Children and Young People's Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be updated on UCAS. 

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

BSc (Hons) Nursing: RN Mental Health (B760)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

We will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your assessment session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of Internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email MHNursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to the UCAS deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you.

The date and time of your assessment will be included on your initial email. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the rooms live for your session one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your UCAS application to log into the assessment.      .    

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Mental Health Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Mental Health Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be updated on UCAS. 

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) with Health Care Foundation Year (B763)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

We will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your assessment session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of Internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email MHNursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to the UCAS deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you.

The date and time of your assessment will be included on your initial email. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the rooms live for your session one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your UCAS application to log into the assessment.      .    

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Mental Health Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Mental Health Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be updated on UCAS. 

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine (CB71)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom 'Collaborate’. 

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.    

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

What do I need to have ready for my online interview?

You will need to produce your photo ID during your individual interview, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the room please enter your full name.

You don’t need to prepare any additional work for your interview.  We would recommend looking at your personal statement, and reviewing the reasons why you have applied for the course and why you think you would make a good nutrition and exercise practitioner.

What will happen at my online interview?

The interview will help us assess your suitability for the course. You will have an individual interview which will last around 30 minutes. The interview panel will consist of two academics from the Nutrition and Exercise as Medicine team.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for a career in nutrition and exercise
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of practitioner roles in nutrition and exercise
  • The values and competencies you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

​​​​I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.

We do urge you not to share the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy (B920)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom ‘Collaborate’.

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also  included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. 

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

Registration for your interview will start at 10.45am in the main room with all applicants due to be interviewed that day present.  Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  Lecturers and students will be present in the main classroom throughout if you would like to chat about the course or have any questions; your individual interview will take place in a separate classroom. 

What do I need to have ready for my online interview?

You will need to produce your photo ID during your individual interview, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

We have also produced a video for you to watch, to help with your preparation. 

What will happen at my online interview?

You will take part in a group activity and an individual interview. The individual interview will take approximately 25 minutes. You will be interviewed by one member of academic staff plus either a current undergraduate student, a clinician or a service user. The last interview should be completed by 2pm. 

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passion for the career of an Occupational Therapist
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of Occupational Therapy
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

Individual interviews are scored based on your responses.

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

​​​​I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS. 

We do urge you not to share the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application. 

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (B160)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom ‘Collaborate’.

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also  included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.    

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the room please enter your full name.

Once you have accessed the main interview room, we will provide details of a further Collaborate classroom where your individual interview will take place. Lecturers and students will be present in the main room throughout if you would like to chat about the course or have any questions.

What do I need to have ready for my online interview? 

You will need to produce your photo ID during your individual interview, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

What will happen at my online interview?

During your interview day you will take part in an individual interview lasting around 25 minutes. You will be interviewed by one member of academic staff plus either a current undergraduate student, a clinician or a service user. If you have a morning session the last interview should be completed by 1pm.  If you have an afternoon session the last interview should be completed by 5pm.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passion for the career of a Physiotherapist
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Physiotherapist
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

Individual interviews are scored based on your responses.

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview? 

We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines. The decision will be updated on UCAS.  

We do urge you not to share details of the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (B160P part-time)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom ‘Collaborate’.

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.    

We will be making the session live for your interview one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the room please enter your full name.

Once you have accessed the main interview room, we will provide details of a further Collaborate classroom where your individual interview will take place. Lecturers and students will be present in the main room throughout if you would like to chat about the course or have any questions.

What do I need to have ready for my online interview? 

You will need to produce your photo ID during your individual interview, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

What will happen at my online interview?

During your interview you will take part in an individual interview lasting around 25 minutes. You will be interviewed by one member of academic staff plus either a current undergraduate student, a clinician or a service user. If you have a morning session the last interview should be completed by 1pm.  If you have an afternoon session the last interview should be completed by 5pm.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passion for the career of a Physiotherapist
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Physiotherapist
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

Individual interviews are scored based on your responses.

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your application ID  number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview? 

We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, we will contact you directly.

We do urge you not to share details of the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

 

BSc (Hons) Social Work (L505)

What do I need to do?

Attend the University for our interview day. The day will consist of your interview, followed by a guided tour of our campus and facilities.

How do I attend my interview? 

The interview day will take place in the Allerton Main Hall on our Frederick Road campus. A member of the team will be present at the check-in area of the Allerton Main Hall to check you in and provide you with your schedule of the day. We have provided further details and routes to help you plan your journey here.  

The interview day has been split into two sessions, a morning and an afternoon session. Further details about the date and time of your interview will be in the initial email that we have sent you. Please ensure that you check which session you have been invited to prior to attending.

Registration for your interview will start at 9.30 am for the morning session, and 1pm for the afternoon session. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  Following registration, we will provide details of the day's events, and check your ID. Tutors and students will be present at the event throughout if you would like to chat about the course or have any questions.

What do I need to bring to my interview? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at registration, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the interview stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post interview. 

What will happen at my interview?

The Admissions Tutors will be based at interview stations, which you will need to visit for your interview questions. You will be provided with an individual schedule of the day, which tells you the order that your interview questions will be asked in and which base you need to go to. The individual interviews will last around 35 minutes, but we advise that you allow for up to two hours for the interview event as you will have the opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors.

The interview panel may consist of lecturers, clinicians, service users and students.

Morning session

If your interview session is in the morning, you will have the opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors and be taken on a guided tour of the campus, facilities, and accommodation after your interview. 

Afternoon session

If your interview session is in the afternoon, we ask that you arrive one hour before your interview, as this will be your opportunity to drop-in and chat to the tutors, and be taken on a guided tour of the campus, facilities, and accommodation.

Please note, the guided tours are optional, if you would like to attend your interview only, please arrive at the time specified in your initial email.

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of Social Work
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Social Worker
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

Questions about your interview?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what is required, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after my interview? 

As soon as you have completed your interview, your scores will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.

We do urge you not to share details on the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

BSc (Hons) Sport Rehabilitation (BC96)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom ‘Collaborate’.

If you would prefer to be interviewed in person, please contact enquiries@salford.ac.uk  within five working days of receiving your interview invite to arrange this.

How do I access my online interview? 

You can access your interview from the link on the initial email that we have sent you.

The date and time of your interview will be included on your initial email. Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time

We will be making the rooms live for your session one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

The session will last approximately two hours. We recommend you access the interview using Google Chrome on a desktop computer or laptop however, it is possible to access the system on a tablet or smartphone. When you sign into the room, please enter your full name.

What do I need to have ready for my online interview?.

This will be a group interview with one staff member and up to six members of your potential future student year group. It will be in two stages. Please read through the following questions and be prepared to answer them during the session.  

Part one

  • Research and be prepared to discuss a ‘stinger’ injury in rugby union
  • How would this be a problem for someone that works self-employed and plays in the prop position?
  • Research and be prepared to discuss lower back pain
  • Why do so many people suffer with it in the UK?

Part two

  • What do you know about Sport Rehabilitation as a profession?
  • How does this differ from physiotherapy, sports therapy, strength and conditioning etc.?
  • Why do you wish to study Sport Rehabilitation? What is your long term goal?
  • What do you know about the professional governing body, BASRaT and what it does?
  • What do you understand by the term ‘independent learner’?
  • How do you think this relates to studying this degree at university?
  • What kind of learner are you?
  • Is there anything about university that you are apprehensive about?
  • What has been your biggest challenge to date, and how did you approach it?

I have contacted the University to complete my interview in person, what next?

If you have contacted us to visit the University to complete your interview, you will receive a follow-up email from us confirming the date and time. Please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as our emails can sometimes be sent there by mistake.

Your interview will take place in the Mary Seacole building on our Frederick Road campus. A member of the team will be present at the main entrance of the Mary Seacole building to check you in and take you to your interview. We have provided further details and routes to help you plan your journey here.  

Individual interviews are scored based on your responses and research.

We have put together some videos for you to watch in helping you prepare for your interview and to learn more about the course here at Salford.

Have a look here for how one of our students got involved with Manchester Storm Ice hockey team. 

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your UCAS ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview? 

We aim to give you a decision within four weeks of your interview, subject to UCAS deadlines and this decision will be updated on UCAS.  

We do urge you not to share information about the interview process with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application. 

MA Nursing (Children and Young People's)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

We will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your assessment session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email cypnursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to application deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you.

The date and time of your assessment will be included on your initial email.  Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the rooms live for your session one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your application to log into the assessment.   

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Children and Young People's Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of an Children and Young People's Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email  enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your application ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be communicated to you directly.

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

MA Nursing (Mental Health)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online assessment, where there will be a welcome talk from the course tutors, followed by an online assessment that you are required to complete

We will introduce the course, the online assessment, and what's next. We will then provide you with the link to complete your online assessment and be available throughout the duration of your assessment to assist with any technical difficulties. 

We have prepared a set of questions which will assess your motivation and your suitability for the course.  You don’t need to revise for this assessment, and you will not be asked to complete a Math or English test as part of this.    

Please allow up to two hours to attend your assessment session and to complete your online assessment.. 

Online assessment - once you commence the online assessment you will have 60 minutes to complete five questions and you will only have one attempt, so it is important you make sure you will not be disturbed. The use of internet or shared answers will be detected and no marks will be awarded in these situations. You can access this on a smartphone but we would recommend you use a laptop or desktop computer if possible. If you do need more time to submit the assessment please email MHNursingadmissions@salford.ac.uk at least five working days prior to you attending your online assessment session. We may not be able to give extra time to complete this due to application deadlines so please ensure you contact us as soon as possible if you have any problems.  

How do I access the online assessment? 

You can access your online assessment from the link on the email that we have sent you.

The date and time of your assessment will be included on your initial email.  Please try to arrive at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time.  

We will be making the rooms live for your session one hour before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

At your online session, the team will provide you with the link to your assessment.  Please use the email address that is linked to your application to log into the assessment.   

What do I need to do to have ready for my online assessment? 

You will need to produce your photo ID at the assessment, so please make sure you have this with you.

You will not need to show us your certificates at the assessment stage; we only examine certificates for those students who are made an offer post assessment.  

What will I be assessed on?

  • Your passions for the career of a Mental Health Nurse
  • Knowledge of the course
  • Knowledge of the role of a Mental Health Nurse
  • The values you demonstrate in your responses
  • Your interpersonal skills

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your assessment

I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email  enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your application ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens once I have completed my assessment? 

Once we have received your assessment this will be reviewed by the Admissions Tutor. We will then aim to give you a decision within four weeks and this will be communicated to you directly. 

We do urge you not to share this information with other applicants as you will be putting them at an advantage over your own application.  

Failure to attend the online assessment will lead to your application being withdrawn so please do make sure you get in touch if you have any problems completing this at all. 

MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy (L55RT/D)

What do I need to do?

Attend an online interview using our virtual classroom ‘Collaborate’.

How do I access my interview?

You can access your interview from the link on the email that we have sent you. The date and time of your interview are also  included on this email. We will send this to you again a couple of days before your interview as a reminder. 

We will be making the session live for your interview 15 minutes before it is scheduled, so you can check your access and make sure everything is working in order. If you try to access the interview any time earlier than this, the page may not appear. 

What do I need to have ready for my online interview?

You don’t need to prepare any additional work for your interview.  We would recommend reading through your supporting statement that was submitted with your application.

What will happen at my interview?

The interview will take approximately 20-30 minutes. The focus of the interview is on your interest in training as a professional counsellor at the University of Salford, your experience of helping people and your reflections on your own process of personal development. It is therefore not an interview about your academic knowledge but rather focuses on the experience you will be bringing to counselling training.

I can't attend and need to reschedule, what should I do?

 

Please refer to the FAQs section, for further details about what you need to do to reschedule your interview.

​​​​I am experiencing technical issues, what should I do?

We have developed a FAQs section on this page which may answer your questions. If you are still unsure what to do, please email enquiries@salford.ac.uk

Please ensure you include your student ID number and date of birth when contacting the Enquiries team.

What happens after I have completed my interview?

As soon as a decision is available, we will contact you via email.  This may take up to four weeks depending on when you are interviewed.  Please note, all our offers are conditional on the outcome of an extended DBS checking process that we organise once students have enrolled in September. If you are aware of any issues that would arise in undertaking a DBS check, it is helpful to discuss these during your interview as this can avoid delays closer to the start date for the course. As well DBS checks offers will be conditional upon our receipt of:

  • Satisfactory health screening
  • Satisfactory references (if not provided before your interview)
  • Successful completion and proof of the required entry qualifications

Interview FAQs

I’ve received my invitation for my interview or assessment, what do I do now?

Please have a read through the course specific information above clearly.  This information will guide you through the next steps of your application.

How do I prepare for my interview or assessment?

Firstly read the information on this page and that we have sent you by email, this will tell you exactly what to expect during your interview or assessment. 

Secondly, review your personal statement, think about why you applied for this course and why you think you'd be good in your chosen health care profession.

Finally, tell us why you're passionate about the subject you've applied for. 

My interview is online, how do I use Collaborate?

If you have never used Collaborate before this is not a problem, we have prepared a tutorial video which will help you to use Collaborate, you can view this here.

I can't attend my interview/I can't complete my assessment on that day, what should I do?

If you are unable to attend your interview or complete your assessment and would like to reschedule, you will need to log in to your application portal. Within the portal, you can view your upcoming interview/ assessment and reschedule up to three weeks in advance of your original date. 

The link to your application portal will be included in a separate email we sent to you, but you can also access it here.

Please note, you will only be able to reschedule once. If you need to reschedule more than once or to a later date, you will need to contact the Enquiries team as soon as possible. We may be able to reschedule this for you, subject to UCAS deadlines.

The Enquiries team can be contacted at enquiries@salford.ac.uk/ 0161 295 4545. Please ensure you have your UCAS ID number and date of birth to hand when contacting the team.

 

I have a disability and am concerned about how this will affect me.

If you have a disability and need support during your interview or assessment, please contact us by calling 0161 295 4545 or email enquiries@salford.ac.uk to discuss your needs. Please ensure you have your UCAS ID number and date of birth to hand when contacting the team.

Although the majority of our assessments and interviews are online you may like to find out further information on the accessibility of our campus. If so, please visit the accessibility section of our website. We have also worked closely with AccessAble to produce an assessment of our campus and facilities; you can find out more about access guides and routes across our campus on the AccessAble website.

What happens if I am unsuccessful?

The University has a range of Foundation Year programmes available and if your interview or assessment score falls below the standard that we are looking for then we will look to see if we can offer you a Foundation Year. The decision will be updated on UCAS.

I've been made an alternative offer for a course I did not apply for, why?

You may find that you have been selected for an alternative course following your application, or upon reviewing your interview/ assessment score. Our Health programmes are competitive courses to gain entry on to and on this occasion your application was assessed as more suitable for the alternate course offered. 

If you would like to find out more information about this alternative course, please contact enquiries@salford.ac.uk quoting your UCAS ID number and date of birth, and we can put you in touch with the course tutor.

Please also contact us if you do not wish to continue with your application.

What should I do if I have any technical difficulties?

Using Google Chrome, click on the link for the session and this will open in a new tab.

When you join your first session, you’ll be asked to add your name and that’s all you need to do. You may also see a microphone and camera test pop up the first time you open a session – please complete the set up as you may be asked to use your camera and microphone in your interview. When prompted, please ensure you allow Collaborate to access these or you may not be able to hear the presentation.

If you experience audio problems when you enter any of the sessions, you can also dial into the session using your mobile phone. To do this, please click on the menu button in the top left-hand corner and select 'use your phone for audio'. This will provide you with a unique phone number and pin that will allow you to dial into the session

If your technical problems still persist, please contact enquiries@salford.ac.uk quoting your UCAS ID number and date of birth.

My interview is taking place at the University, how do I get to you?

For our courses that are interviewing at the University, interviews will be taking place on the Frederick Road campus.

If you’re joining us by car, parking is available for you in our Mary Seacole car park (use postcode M6 6PU).

We also have Salford Crescent train station and several bus stops on campus. For more info on how to find us, have a look at our travel page to plan your journey.

Face coverings on campus

From Tuesday 30 November, the Government has made face coverings compulsory in shops and on public transport. As a university, we have consistently requested that colleagues, students and visitors to campus, continue to wear face coverings indoors if they are able to. Following the Government announcement, we require all staff, students and visitors to campus to wear a face covering when moving around inside our buildings on campus, in corridors and circulation spaces, unless exempt.

Top interview tips

1.

Look carefully through any material that’s sent to you before your interview so you know what to expect when you arrive.

2.

Read over your personal statement. It’s likely that we’ll ask you questions about this, so review what you have said and make sure you’re prepared to answer questions about it.

3.

We want to know what makes you tick. Tell us why you’re passionate about your subject and why you want to study at the University of Salford. Remember, we want to hear from you – so don’t swallow a thesaurus, put it in your own words.