We have answered the needs of industry since 1896, when we began as the Salford Royal Technical Institute - we’ve now been a leading university for over 50 years and are one of the fastest growing universities in the country.
We are proud to have more partnerships with SMEs than any other Greater Manchester university. Our forward-thinking approach has powered progress for 125 years.
Strong partnerships with the likes of Siemens, NHS Trusts and The Lowry bring real-world industry opportunities for our students and make a real difference to the communities around us.
Our Industry Focus
Industry collaboration is at the heart of what we do. It means we develop and nurture outstanding relationships with industry in all aspects of our business, from developing our curriculum and producing job-ready graduates, to research, consultancy and knowledge exchange.
Our location sets us apart. We are just 2km from Manchester. Greater Manchester is one of the most diverse city regions in the UK with over 200 languages spoken.
Our colleagues live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleges, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
The city offers great transport links both in and around Greater Manchester. Furthermore, a packed calendar of world-class events and festivals to discover.
Our Peel Park Campus
We are a campus university, and our Peel Park campus is unique, offering lots of green spaces to explore. There are an array of amenities on site, from eateries to our sports centre, museum and library.
On site is our £55 million New Adelphi building, a north-west hot spot for talent, academia, and creativity, alongside the recently opened £65 million new Science, Engineering and Environment building, a hub for discovery and innovation. The campus also boasts some of the country’s leading test facilities such as Energy House 2.0, a world leading energy test house, and the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC).
Our Media City Campus
Our MediaCity campus is at the heart of one of the country's leading digital and media hubs - sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.
The campus is home to our undergraduate and postgraduate Film, TV and Media, Creative Digital Media and Gaming, and Journalism degrees.
This high-tech, sustainable and accessible MediaCity building is a north-west hot spot for talent, academia, and technology which is supported by a thriving media industry in Greater Manchester.
School of science, engineering and environment
The School of Science, Engineering and Environment (SEE) is a centre of discovery and innovation. Rising to the challenge of a changing world, our multi-disciplinary courses, research priorities and industry collaborations, will shape the next generation of urbanists, scientists, engineers and industry leaders.
Salford school of arts, media and creative technology
We are one of the leading centres for practice-based education in the creative disciplines within the North West. We are proud to be a school that nurtures creativity, values talent, and provides a collaborative space in which our staff, students and partners can thrive.
School of health and society
Combining innovative teaching with hands-on skills development, our School of Health and Society offers expert teaching staff, strong industry links and excellent facilities, for students to advance their research or careers. We are a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real-world impact.
Salford business school
Our business, law and accounting degrees prepare our students for a fulfilling and successful professional career. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses provide opportunities to gain real-world knowledge and develop future-focused skills in a supportive and inclusive environment. Along the way, our students learn to be curious, adaptable and confident, ready to meet the digital, ethical and sustainability challenges of the 21st century.
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