Salford International students walking together

Studying at the University of Salford is an exciting experience, and our industry-focused courses prepare you for success. You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, and you will put your learning into practice in real-world settings, such as through placements, live projects, field trips, or hearing from guest speakers.

The University of Salford is proud to welcome Ghanian students every year. We also have a partnership with Pentecost University where students can study four of our courses in Ghana.

our alumni community

When you graduate from Salford, you will join a community of over 200,000 alumni worldwide who make a positive impact in their communities. We will offer you lifelong careers advice and help provide networking opportunities, events, and mentorship programmes. 

Our notable graduates from Ghana include Elliot Agyare the CEO of the leading Ghanian publishing firm Smartline Limited and also Anacletus Teng-zagh, who studied MSc Project Management and is now the Regional Director for the National Commission for Civic Education.

living in salford and manchester as an african student

Our students love how friendly and diverse our community is, and that our location balances exciting city living with our spacious green campus. 

There are many different societies at the university to suit all interests. There is also the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Ghanian Students Society.

Watch the video below to see more about student life from our African students’ perspective.

Living in Salford and Manchester as an African student
Salford and Ghana

Contacts at the University of Salford

If you need any support in making an application or have a question relating to your offer you can contact Quentin at


We are proud to offer a range of scholarships aimed at supporting high achieving international students. Explore our international scholarships.

Entry requirements


Applicants with a university or polytechnic diploma lower credit, a university certificate (UG university programme), a technician part 3 certificate, a recognised foundation, or West African higher school certificate/GCE A level will be considered for undergraduate study.


Applicants with a bachelor degree, awarded at least second class (lower division) or a master's degree will be considered for postgraduate study.