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 courses can help you become unstoppable.  

Our upcoming Postgraduate Information Week takes place from 26 February to 1 March 2024, and our Postgraduate Open Day takes place on Wednesday 28 February. To secure your place, book now using the form below. The form allows you to choose up to five optional sessions, enabling you to tailor your experience and make the most of your visit.  

Different ways to join us

  • On-campus Open Day: Join us in person on Wednesday 28 February from 13:00-18:00 for a first-hand experience of our campus. Learn about our courses, speak to academics and current students, tour our facilities, and more. 
  • Online information sessions: If you can't visit us on campus, explore our Postgraduate Information Week online events from Monday 26 February to Thursday 29 February. Join a student experience panel, a postgraduate art and design session, a finance session, and more. 
  • Do both: Get the most out of our events by mixing and matching different elements. Select your preferred sessions at the on-campus Open Day, then get additional information at our online events.

We’re here to equip you with the information you need. No matter how you join us, start your postgraduate journey by completing the form below. If you opt for online-only events or a mix of online and on-campus experiences, we’ll send a separate email with detailed instructions on how to join each online session.

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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 June or September 2024. 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...

1.

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.

2.

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.

3.

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’ve 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.

More ways to meet us

If you want to learn more about postgraduate study at Salford but can't make our next Open Day, you can find out more about student life at a range of other events, including campus tours. Visit our postgraduate events page to learn more. If you can’t make any of our live events, why not explore life at Salford through our virtual hub?

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 enquiries@salford.ac.uk or call +44 (0)161 295 4545.

FAQs

Do I need to book my place on the Open Day?

Whether you want attend our Postgraduate Open Day in person, take part in online sessions, or opt for a combination of both, please book your place by completing the form above. Once your booking is confirmed, we will send you further details on the next steps.

 

What is an optional session?

Optional sessions offer you the chance to gather additional information about various aspects of postgraduate study. These sessions cover a variety of topics, including a welcome talk, accommodation and campus tours, fees and funding, how to apply for a master's degree, student support, and a student experience panel.

To register for any sessions that interest you, use the form above.

It's important to note that these sessions are entirely optional, and you don't have to attend any that aren’t relevant to you.

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. 

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 enquiries@salford.ac.uk.

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.