Postgraduate Open Days

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There are many great reasons to get a postgraduate degree. 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 online Postgraduate Open Day. Explore our industry relevant courses, placement opportunities, cutting edge facilities and more.

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Our online Postgraduate Open Day takes place on Wednesday 24 February, from 15:00 – 18:00. Book your place now.

What to expect

Our Postgraduate Open Day will take place online. The event will include a range of talks, Q&As and tours where you can learn more about master’s courses, research degrees and postgraduate life at the University of Salford. You’ll get to:

  • Explore how postgraduate study differs to undergraduate study
  • Find out about postgraduate fees and funding
  • Learn more about our range of scholarships for international students
  • Speak to current students and members of our postgraduate recruitment team
  • Take a campus tour
  • Learn about the facilities on our campus
  • If you're interested in an MA or MSc degree, 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

Industry relevant courses

Whether you’re studying for one of our professionally accredited master's degrees 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. 

Develop your employability while you study. Access placements on many of our courses. Alternatively, get opportunities to go on internships and work on live professional briefs, giving you valuable industry experience.

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."

Flexible start dates

Lots of our postgraduate programmes offer multiple intakes throughout the year, so you don't always have to wait until September to start your postgraduate studies. Want to start soon? Explore the courses you could begin as early as March or June 2021.

Courses starting in March and June

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Three good reasons to choose us...


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.


Changing direction? Discover courses you could study with a good first degree in any area. 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.


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 about postgraduate degrees, we're here to help. Just take a look at our FAQs below. If your question isn't answered here, please get in touch with our friendly team on or call +44 (0)161 295 4545.


Do I need to book a place?

Yes, you can book your place using the form at the top of this page.

When does this event take place?

Our online Postgraduate Open Day takes place on Wednesday 24 February 2021, from 15:00 – 18:00.

Can I bring family and friends?

Of course. Choosing a postgraduate course is an important decision, so we’d absolutely encourage anyone who is supporting you to get involved and attend some of the sessions. 

I'm interested in a postgraduate research degree. Can I chat with a tutor?

If you’re interested in postgraduate research, you can talk to our postgraduate support team on the day. They’ll be able to advise on the support available to you and explain how to contact a specific research supervisor. Please note that you may not be able to talk directly to an academic tutor during this event.

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

Please tell us about your access requirements when you book onto this event. We’ll then work with you to make sure we can support you on the day. You'll also get the opportunity to have a one-to-one appointment with our disability and wellbeing team during the event. 

We have worked closely with AccessAble, the leading provider of access information for disabled people in the UK, to produce an assessment of our campus and facilities. This work has provided detailed information about our access. To learn more, please visit AccessAble's website. If you have any questions about accessibility on campus, please get in touch with us on

If you'd like to find out about study related support, please contact our disability and learner support team.

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

We are running a series of online sessions designed to help guide you through your application journey. For more information and to book your place, take a look at our postgraduate events page.