Postgraduate Courses

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The School of Science, Engineering and Environment has a suite of exciting postgraduate subject specialisms that can take your career opportunities further.

So, whether you want to build on your undergraduate studies, you're thinking about moving into academic research, or you're looking to take a new career direction altogether, our range of postgraduate programmes offer plenty of directions to enhance your skills and knowledge.

We appreciate that many of our postgraduate students want to fit further study around their existing commitments, which is why you'll find that the majority of our postgraduate courses are available with flexible study routes and multiple start dates. 

See how Salford can take you and your career further.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Acoustics and Audio

Salford has led acoustics and audio teaching and research for over 60 years. Our contribution has shaped global audio products, mobilised advanced acoustic consultants and set regulations and standards both in the UK and worldwide. Our acoustics and audio postgraduate courses are available with full-time and part-time study routes.

MSc / PgDip Audio Acoustics

MSc / PgDip Audio Production

MSc / PgDip Environmental Acoustics 


Take your architecture journey to the next stage. Our Architecture Masters (MArch) is designed for students who are passionate about architecture, have an appetite for ideas, and a desire to experiment. The course is prescribed at Part 2 Level by the UK Regulator of Architects, the Architects’ Registration Board (ARB) until 30 May 2024.

MArch Architecture

Biomedical and Chemical Sciences

Question, research, discover and develop your understanding of the world around us. As pioneers of scientific research, Salford is already making a difference. Our science-based postgraduate programmes are also available with flexible part-time routes. 

MSc Biomedical Science

MSc Biotechnology

MSc Drug Design and Discovery

MSc Parasitology

MSc Parasitology (Genomic)

MSc Parasitology (Wildlife)

MSc Parasitology (Biomedical)

Computing and Informatics

Data science is one of the fastest-growing fields. But, as opportunities in informatics expand, so too does the need to keep data secure. Our popular industry-accredited postgraduate courses are available with full-time and flexible part-time study routes.

MSc / PgDip Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics

MSc / PgDip Data Science

Construction, Property and Surveying

Master the built environment with Salford.  Our range of postgraduate professionally- accredited degrees in construction, property, and surveying, provide excellent opportunities to take a new career direction. Many courses are available with full-time, part-time and distance learning study routes.

MSc /PgDip BIM and Digital Built Environments

MSc / PgDip Building Surveying

MSc/LLM Construction Law and Practice

MSc / PgDip Construction Management

MSc / PgDip Project Management in Construction

MSc PgDip Quantity Surveying

MSc / PgDip Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical)

MSc / PgDip Real Estate and Property Management


Engineering at Salford is focused on strategic areas of advanced research in mechanical, electrical, civil and aeronautical engineering. We offer a range of industry-focused, professionally-accredited courses, available with full-time and flexible part-time routes.

MSc / PgDip Advanced Control Systems

MSc / PgDip Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design

MSc / PgDip Aerospace Engineering

MSc / PgDip Structural Engineering

MSc / PgDip Transport Engineering and Planning


Global health and sustainability are two of the most pressing issues in the world today.  Our tailored range of postgraduate environment-focused courses are an ideal route to gain vital knowledge and preapre for roles that will help to deliver global solutions. 

MSc / PgDip Environmental Assessment and Management

MSc / PgDip Health and Global Environment

MSc / PgDip Safety, Health and Environment

MSc / PgDip Sustainability

Gas and Petroleum

Natural resources remain critical to industrial operations throughout the world. Our range of specialist postgraduate courses provide advanced knowledge in gas and petroleum engineering, production and management. 

MSc / PgDip Gas Engineering and Management

MSc / PgDip Petroleum and Gas Engineering


Salford's Autonomous Systems and Robotics department has internationally-recognised research excellence in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence (RAI). Appointed the home of the National Advanced Robotics Research Centre in 1987 it was the founding member of the Northern Robotics Network, which became the National Robotics Network (NRN). 

MSc / PgDip Robotics and Automation