Salford Languages

A centre of international study and language learning, offering a range of British Council-accredited English language courses and foreign language programmes to current and prospective University of Salford students.



Our Language Courses

Our English language courses are designed to help you adapt to living and studying in a UK university environment and can help you qualify for a full programme of academic study at Salford.

Our courses will help you to:

  • build your confidence using English and help you to speak more fluently in an academic setting
  • listen and respond effectively in seminars and tutorials
  • understand academic texts
  • write effective academic English
  • become a more independent learner
  • reflect on your learning and identify how to improve your skills

Course accreditations

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How to apply

Applications for the International Foundation Year and the Pre-sessional English course must be completed online via the course page.

Follow the below steps to get the most out of your application. 

  1. Read our guidance notes 
    Before starting your application, please read our guidance notes for advice on our application system and completing the form online.
  2. Check that you meet our English language requirements 
    For each of our courses the English language requirements can be found under the course entry requirements. If you want to compare your current IELTS score to the Common European Framework please see the IELTS website.
  3. Speak to an Education Consultant in your country 
    If you want in-depth advice on your study options, you can speak to one of our approved Education Consultants who are based in major cities across the world. Find your nearest Education Consultant.
  4. Give us a call or send us an email
    Our team will be happy to answer any questions that you have about our English language courses and the application process.

    +44 (0)161 295 5990


Get In Touch

Have any questions? Please get in touch and we'll be happy to help!

Salford Languages Support Office
Language Resource Centre
9th Floor
Maxwell Building
M5 4WT

+44 (0)161 295 5990

Office Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 16:00