Postgraduate Open Days

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Our next Postgraduate Open Day is on Wednesday 26 June from 13.00 to 18.00. Book now to discover the 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 courses can help you become unstoppable. 

As well as our in-person Open Day, we will also be running a series of online sessions and bookable appointments for Postgraduate Discovery Month, which runs from Monday 17 June to Thursday 4 July. Visit our Postgraduate Discovery Month hub for more information on how to get involved.

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What to expect

Our Postgraduate Open Day will take place on campus. As well as a range of talks, Q&As and tours, you’ll get to:

  • Explore how postgraduate study differs to undergraduate study
  • Learn more about our master's courses 
  • Speak to tutors and current students
  • See our campus and facilities
  • Find out about postgraduate fees and funding
  • Get information about our application and selection processes
  • Talk to us about student support

More ways to meet us

From Monday 17 June to Thursday 4 July we are hosting a Postgraduate Discovery Month. Join us to learn more about postgraduate study, speak to our tutors, explore our courses, get information about student finance, and more. We'll have a range of online events that you can join live or catch up with by watching a recording. Learn more today.

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 depending on the course you're interested in you could start your studies in September 2024 or January 2025. Find out more at our next Open Day. 

Please note, some intakes are already full for international students. Find out more about application deadlines for each intake. 

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

Between 2020 and 2023 we invested £120 million in buildings, facilities and industry standard equipment. This includes a new Science and Engineering building, investment in our teaching and learning facilities, and cutting-edge industry collaboration facilities including Energy House 2 and the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre.

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 my place on the Open Day?

Yes, you will need to book to attend our next Open Day. Complete the form at the top of this page to book your place.


Can family and friends attend the Open Day?

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

What is the Postgraduate Discovery Month?

Our Postgraduate Discovery Month is a month-long event, featuring our on-campus Open Day and a series of online events and webinars. It runs from Monday 17 June to Thursday 4 July. In addition to the Open Day, our events include: bookable one-to-one appointments with tutors, webinars with information about applying to Salford, information about securing student finance, and more.   

Do you have support for students with a disability?

We do. Please tell us about your access requirements when you book. We’ll then work with you to do everything we can to support you on the day. You can also attend a drop-in appointment with our disability and wellbeing team at 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. If you would like to check our campus for its accessibility, explore their assessment of our campus and facilities.

Find out more about accessibility on campus or contact us on

Please contact disability and learner support for study-related support.

How do I get to MediaCity?

Getting to MediaCity by car:

On the day of the Postgraduate Open Day, parking is available at our Peel Park campus in the Delaney car park (M5 4NJ) or Irwell Place car park (postcode M5 4WT). Please note that university parking is not available at our MediaCity campus. However, we will provide coaches between MediaCity and Peel Park campus on the day.

By public transport:

Train and coach: Salford Crescent train station is conveniently located directly on the Peel Park campus. From there, you can take the coaches we are providing to the MediaCity campus.

Tram or bus: MediaCity is easily accessible by tram, with services direct to the campus, as well as bus services that stop within walking distance of MediaCity.

For full information on how to find us, please explore our travel page.