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 next Postgraduate Open Day.

Book now

Our next Postgraduate Open Day takes place on 23 February from 15:00 – 18:00. This event will take place on our campus. Book your place now to explore our industry relevant courses, placement opportunities, cutting edge facilities and more.

What to expect

Our Postgraduate Open Day will include a range of talks, Q&As and tours, enabling you to learn more about our master’s courses, research opportunities and postgraduate life. 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 
  • Learn more about research opportunities 
  • Get information about our application and selection processes 
  • Talk to us 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 depending on the course you're interested in, you could start your studies in March, June or September. Find out more at our next Open Day. 

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 a place?

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

When does this event take place?

Our next Postgraduate Open Day is on 23 February 2022 from 15:00 – 18:00 This event will take place on our campus. 

Can family and friends attend?

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

Are you holding any other events?

We are holding several virtual events throughout January and February. For more information, please visit our postgraduate events page.