Hong Kong

Salford students in Chinatown

Studying at the University of Salford is a truly exciting experience. If you study here, you will join a community of over 20,000 students and our industry-focused courses will prepare you for success.

You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, and you will have opportunities to put your learning into practice in real-world settings, such as through placements, live projects, field trips, or hearing from guest speakers.

our alumni community

When you graduate from Salford, you will join a community of over 180,000 alumni worldwide who make a positive impact in their communities, including in Hong Kong. We will offer you lifelong careers advice and help provide networking opportunities, events, and mentorship programmes. 

Our notable graduates from Hong Kong include Dr Cartier Lam who is Executive Vice President and Head of Business at Shanghai Commercial Bank HK, and. Another inspiring graduate from Hong Kong is Kwok-Wing Tam, the Head of Security and Fraud at Hang Seng Bank.

To help you succeed, we will offer you lifelong careers advice and help provide you with networking opportunities, events, and mentorship programmes.  

living in salford and manchester as a student from Hong Kong

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

Watch the video below to see more about student life from two of our students from Hong Kong.

East Asian students from the University of Salford.
Salford and Hong Kong

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 James at j.m.leadbetter1@salford.ac.uk.


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

Entry requirements

International Foundation Year

Applicants who have completed the Hong Kong Certificate of Education examination (HKCEE) with at least 4 Es in academic subjects will be considered for the International Foundation Year.


Applicants who hold HKDSE qualifications may be eligible for undergraduate study:

A-Levels HKDSE
AAA 555
AAB 554
ABB 544
BBB 444
BBC 443

These grades must be from either three electives or two electives plus one core subject.

Calculate your UCAS tariff points.


Applicants with a bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution who have been awarded a minimum of second class upper division will be considered for postgraduate study.

English language entry requirements

We accept HKALE English at grade D or above, HKCEE English at grade C or above, and HKDSE English at grade 4 or above, as equivalent to the UKVI IELTS 6.0/6.5.