Postgraduate Open Days

Environment and life sciences students

Whether you want to continue your studies, change career direction, study flexibly or access enterprise training while you learn, discover how our postgraduate courses can help you become unstoppable at our Postgraduate Open Day.

Register your interest now

Our next Postgraduate Open Day takes place on Wednesday 18 November. Register your interest now.

What to expect

You'll get to learn more about life as a postgraduate student at the University of Salford at this event:

  • Explore how postgraduate study differs to undergraduate study
  • Speak to current students and members of our postgraduate recruitment team
  • Take a campus tour
  • Learn more about the facilities on our campus
  • Speak one-on-one with our tutors
  • Get information about our application and selection processes
  • Talk to our askUS staff about student support
  • Learn more about Degree Apprenticeships
  • Find out about postgraduate fees and funding

How it works

At the moment we are unable to say whether this will event will take place on our campus or online. However, you will still be able to attend tours, talks and drop-in sessions, whether you are attending the open day at our university or online. Once you register your interest, we will email you with updates. 


Industry relevant courses

Whether you’re studying a professionally accredited course or being taught by one of our actively practicing academics, our extensive links to industry can connect you with a range of rewarding and challenging careers. 

Many of our courses offer placements, internships and opportunities to work on live professional briefs, giving you industry experience and enabling you to develop your employability while you study.

Studying in our Business School? Internships are available for every postgraduate student. Apply your learning in a commercial environment and gain crucial industry connections in the process.

I gained employment before I had even graduated.

Gareth Corner

MSc Quantity Surveying

"I gained employment before I had even graduated. During my interview I was told that I stood out because I had a level of understanding and knowledge that the company were looking for, which has all come from this course."

Three good reasons to choose us...


Be unbeatable. Many of our students have secured placements in impressive companies like IBM, Nissan and Umbro. Choose a postgraduate course at the University of Salford and get opportunities to gain industry experience while you study.


Be unexpected. Want to change direction? Studying at postgraduate level can help. We offer nearly 50 master’s courses for students with a good first degree in any subject, so you don’t need to have previously studied in a related area to apply.


Be undaunted. If you’ve got a business idea we’ll support you to develop it. So far we’ve awarded £40,000 of funding to Launch Entrepreneurs, have supported 600 students with enterprise training, and have helped 65 students to start their own business.

Cutting edge facilities

In the last five years we've invested £160 million in facilities that mirror what you'll find in industry. 

Need more information?

If you've got a question, we're here to help - just take a look at our FAQs below. If your question isn't answered here, get in touch with our friendly team on or call +44 (0)161 295 4545.


When does the Online Postgraduate Open Day take place?

This event takes place on Wednesday 18 November. 

Can I bring family and friends?

Of course. Choosing a postgraduate course is an important decision, so we’d absolutely encourage you to bring along anyone who might support you. 

I have a disability. What support is available for me at the event?

If you have a disability and need support on the day, contact us on or call +44 (0)161 295 4545 to discuss your needs. 

At the event, you will also get opportunities to speak to our disability and learner support team. 

If you'd like to learn more about accessibility on our campus, contact us on or visit the accessibility section of our website. If you'd like information about study related support, contact our disability and learner support team.

We have worked closely with AccessAble to produce an assessment of our campus and facilities. Find out more about access guides and routes across our campus on the AccessAble website.

I can't make this event. Are you holding any other sessions?

If you would like to chat one-on-one with a member of our postgraduate team, we are offering weekly drop in sessions every Wednesday between 12:00 and 14:00.

To attend, all you need to do is email us to register your interest. We will then email you a reminder, along with a link to the chatroom, on the morning of the event. Please mention that you are interested in the postgraduate session in the title of your email.