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.
Welcome to Salford Languages
The University’s English Language and Modern Foreign Languages Teaching Centre. We are ranked in the top 10 best University English Language Centres in the UK (EL Gazette).
Whether you are interested in studying at the University of Salford, are a student already and simply looking to improve your English or another foreign language for personal, professional or academic purposes, we have a range of courses to support your needs.
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
Guaranteed entry to further study
If you complete the International Foundation Year we can guarantee you a place on your choice of over 100 degree programmes.
This guarantee will strengthen your case if you will need to apply for a visa in order to come to Britain.
The English language teaching and support that you will receive at Salford has passed a rigorous inspection process. Every one of our courses is fully accredited by the British Council and we are a member of English UK.
Support during your studies
If you have any questions about your course, you can speak to your personal tutor, programme leader or a member of our friendly academic staff.
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.
- Read our guidance notes
Before starting your application, please read our guidance notes for advice on our application system and completing the form online.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Life at Salford
Whilst being part of the Salford Languages community you can enjoy everything life in the University of Salford has to offer.
Student support services
We want you to enjoy your time studying here, but we understand that there may be times when you need a little extra support...
In the city
Discover the vibrant city life of Manchester and Salford, from the beauty of the Quays to the hustle and bustle of Spinningfields...
Get In Touch
Have any questions? Please get in touch and we'll be happy to help!
Salford Languages Support Office
Language Resource Centre
+44 (0)161 295 5990
Office Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 16:00