Application deadlines

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If you’re applying to the University of Salford from outside the UK, you need to make sure you apply to our courses and meet your offer conditions within the specified deadlines. Find out more below according to what level of study you are applying for.

Postgraduate applications

Please note – the below deadlines are for guidance only. 

This information is regularly updated so please keep checking back.

Important deadlines (postgraduate)

March 2024 Intake - Salford Business School (closed to new applicants)

Postgraduate Taught

  • Submit your documents for your CAS*: 22 December 2023
  • Induction: 26 February 2024
  • Teaching: 4 March 2024

Due to the popularity of our courses, it is not feasible for us to provide specific deadlines by which you must meet your offer conditions. Instead, we will confirm places to offer-holders on a first-come, first-served basis. It is therefore strongly recommended that you meet the academic conditions of your offer as soon as possible. Once you have met all academic conditions you will have to pay your deposit as the last condition to secure your place on your course.

If your course is full when you meet the conditions of your offer, you will be offered the next available intake for your course or offered a refund of your deposit. During the application process, we will keep our intakes page to date with course availability and we recommend that you check this page regularly to see the status of your course

*We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement is submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

May 2024 Intake - Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research

  • Applications open: 25 September 2023
  • Submit your documents for your CAS*:12 April 2024 
  • Induction: 28 May 2024
  • Teaching: 4 June 2024

*We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement is submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

June 2024 Intake - Salford Business School

    Postgraduate Taught

    • Applications open: 2 October 2023
    • Submit your documents for your CAS*: 26 February 2024
    • Induction: 28 May 2024
    • Teaching: 3 June 2024

     

    Due to the popularity of our courses, it is not feasible for us to provide specific deadlines by which you must meet your offer conditions. Instead, we will confirm places to offer-holders on a first-come, first-served basis. It is therefore strongly recommended that you meet the academic conditions of your offer as soon as possible. Once you have met all academic conditions you will have to pay your deposit as the last condition to secure your place on your course.

    If your course is full when you meet the conditions of your offer, you will be offered the next available intake for your course or offered a refund of your deposit. During the application process, we will keep our intakes page to date with course availability and we recommend that you check this page regularly to see the status of your course

    We recently reviewed our Pearson's English PTE requirements, as such, from the June 2024 intake onwards, our minimum Pearson's PTE requirement has increased to being: 64 Overall with no less than 59 in any of the components (reading, writing, speaking, or listening).

    Any applicants or offer holders (conditional or unconditional), for the June 2024 intake onwards, who have scored less than the new requirement (64 with no less than 59) will need to undertake an alternative English language test before we can issue their unconditional offer or CAS. A full list of accepted qualifications can be found here: https://www.salford.ac.uk/international/english-language-requirements

     

    *We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement is submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

    September 2024 Intake

    Postgraduate Taught

    Please check our intakes page for more information regarding application windows and course availability. .

    • Submit your documents for your CAS*: 24 June 2024
    • Induction: 9 September 2024
    • Teaching: 16 September 2024
       

    Postgraduate Research

    • Applications open: 25 September 2023
    • Submit your documents for your CAS*: 16 August 2024
    • Induction: 9 September 2024
    • Teaching: 16 September 2024

    Due to the popularity of our courses, it is not feasible for us to provide specific deadlines by which you must meet your offer conditions. Instead, we will confirm places to offer-holders on a first-come, first-served basis. It is therefore strongly recommended that you meet the academic conditions of your offer as soon as possible. Once you have met all academic conditions you will have to pay your deposit as the last condition to secure your place on your course.

    If your course is full when you meet the conditions of your offer, you will be offered the next available intake for your course or offered a refund of your deposit. During the application process, we will keep our intakes page to date with course availability and we recommend that you check this page regularly to see the status of your course

    We recently reviewed our Pearson's English PTE requirements, as such, from the June 2024 intake onwards, our minimum Pearson's PTE requirement has increased to being: 64 Overall with no less than 59 in any of the components (reading, writing, speaking, or listening).

    Any applicants or offer holders (conditional or unconditional), for the June 2024 intake onwards, who have scored less than the new requirement (64 with no less than 59) will need to undertake an alternative English language test before we can issue their unconditional offer or CAS. See the full list of accepted English language qualifications.

     

    *We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement is submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

    Undergraduate applications

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    Includes BSc, BA, BEng, MEng, LLB, HND, FdSc and bachelor’s degrees.

    UCAS is the central admissions service for universities in the UK, and is the system we use for undergraduate applications. You will need to quote our institution code (S03) when you apply, along with our institution code name (SALF) and the code for your chosen course (find this on your course page). Leave the campus code blank.

    Apply through UCAS

     

    Important deadlines (Undergraduate courses)

    September 2024

    We are currenlty accepting applications via UCAS.

    We will open on 25th September for those applications that need to be made directly to the University via our online application form.

    • Submit your documents for CAS: 16 August 2024
    • Induction starts: 9 September 2024
    • Teaching starts: 16 September 2024

    Find out more about how to apply.

    International Foundation Year applications

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    Our International Foundation Year (IFY) will fully prepare you for entry onto one of our undergraduate degrees. Based on campus, all of your teaching will be delivered by our academics and you will have full access to our facilities. You will study a mixture of subject-specific content and improve your English language and academic study skills. The subject-specific modules are tailored to your chosen degree so when you pass the International Foundation Year, you’ll be able to progress onto almost any of our undergraduate degree courses here.

    Important deadlines (International Foundation Year)

    September 2024

    • Applications Open: 4 September 2023
    • Submit your documents for your CAS*: 9 August 2024
    • Induction starts: 9 September 2024
    • Teaching starts: 16 September 2024

    *We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement s submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

    **As some of our undergraduate programmes are very popular and courses are filling up very quickly, we reserve the right to move/defer your application to the next available intake, even if you have met all your conditions including paying for your study deposit. If you are moved to a future intake but you are unable to/do not wish to attend the new intake, your study deposit will be refundable.

    Pre-sessional English applications

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    Our Pre-sessional English courses are for students who intend to progress onto University of Salford courses at foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate level but don't have the required level of English to gain entry.

    Important deadlines (Pre-sessional English)

    For courses starting in 2024

    Course

    Course start date 

    Applications open

    Submit your documents for your CAS*

    5 week course 

    TBC

    20 November 2023

    10 July 2024

    *We will review your bank statements and other documents to make sure you have the funds available to study here and meet the Student Route visa requirements. If a bank statement is submitted close to the deadline but has an issue that needs investigating, you may miss your chosen intake and your application could be deferred to the next intake.

    Need help applying?

    If you’d like help with your application, you can speak to one of our approved education consultants, based in 32 countries worldwide. They will be able to tell you more about our courses, give information about living in Salford and Manchester, assist with application forms and give advice about applying for your visa. Alternatively, you can read more about how to apply.