Postgraduate Courses

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If recent global events have given you new career perspectives, postgraduate study can lead the way to realising your ambitions. Whether you want to build on your undergraduate specialism, you're thinking about moving into academic research, or you're looking to take a new career direction altogether, our postgraduate course offer directions to enhance your skills and knowledge.

The School of Science, Engineering and Environment has a suite of exciting postgraduate courses that can open doors to new opportunities. Recognising our changing world, many courses are available with flexible study pathways and multiple entry dates. All of our courses are industry-shaped and career focused, ready to take you further.

Register for our next Open Day, where you can learn more about postgraduate study, explore our campus and speak to course tutors. We have physical and virtual events throughout 2023.

Explore our postgraduate courses

Acoustics and Audio

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Drawing on over 60 years of expertise, and with the support of world-class acoustic laboratories, Salford is a UK leader in acoustics postgraduate study and research. 

Led by expert tutors, our postgraduate acoustic and audio-focused courses explore the science of sound, vibration and its human impact. Graduates and industry professionals can nurture advanced technical skills and build cutting-edge research-based knowledge to help create a better sounding world. 

Acoustics (MSc/PgDip)

Audio Production (MSc/PgDip)

Built Environment

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If you are considering postgraduate study to either advance your career or take a new direction in the built environment, explore how you can go further with the University of Salford.

Drawing on our world-ranked teaching and research spanning architecture, construction, project management, and digital transformation, we offer a range of career-focused, postgraduate courses that shape graduates and professionals to lead the way in the construction industry.

Architecture (MArch)

BIM and Digital Built Environments (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Building Surveying (MSc)

Construction Law and Practice (MSc/PgDip)

Construction Law and Practice (LLM)

Construction Management (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Project Management in Construction (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Quantity Surveying (MSc/PgDip)

Real Estate and Property Management (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Sustainable Buildings (MSc)

Town and Country Planning (MSc)

Computer Science

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If you are thinking about postgraduate study to either advance your I.T career, or help you to take a new direction into artificial intelligence, big data and digital transformation, find out how you can go further with the University of Salford.

From our rich and proud history in computer science and informatics teaching and research, we've shaped a range of specialist computer science postgraduate courses designed to prepare you for the next chapter in the evolution of AI, cyber security, data, information and digital transformation.

Artificial Intelligence (MSc/PgDip)

Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics (MSc/PgDip)

Data Science (MSc/PgDip)

Internet of Things with Data Science (MSc/PgDip)

Software Engineering (MSc/PgDip)

Engineering and Robotics

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Engineering is in our DNA.Through our pioneering research agenda, we’ve developed a range of specialist postgraduate engineering courses covering aviation, energy, robotics, structures and transport. If you are looking to specialise your engineering skills, let us show you the way.

Featuring flexible learning pathways, and industry-focused curriculums, our courses are led by teams who are part of professional and research communities throughout the UK and beyond.

Advanced Control Systems (MSc/PgDip)

Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Aerospace Engineering (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Robotics and Automation (MSc/PgDip)

Structural Engineering (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Sustainable Air Transport Operations and Planning (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)

Transport Engineering and Planning (MSc/PgDip/PgCert)


Sustainability research

If you are considering postgraduate study to either advance your career or take a new direction towards environmental management, see where a postgraduate degree can take you.

With an emphasis on authentic, experimental problem-based learning, and ‘big issues’ in environmental science, our postgraduate courses are shaped to upskill graduates and professionals who share our passion for creating better environments for everyone.

Environmental Assessment and Management (MSc)

Health and Global Environment (MSc)

Safety, Health and Environment (MSc)

Sustainability (MSc)

Wildlife Conservation (MSc)


A bioscientist looking through a microscope

The University of Salford is at the heart of the bioscience community. If you are looking to advance or specialise your current science career, or take a new direction into biosciences, see where our postgraduate science degrees can take you.

Available with full and part-time study routes, our science postgraduate courses are designed to equip science graduates and professionals with laboratory skills, critical-thinking and analytical techniques to thrive in the bioscience revolution.

Biomedical Science (MSc)

Biotechnology (MSc)

Drug Design and Discovery (MSc)

Go further with postgraduate study at Salford


Refocus. Our postgraduate courses are ideal for graduates or career-switchers looking for rewarding career opportunities in other industries


Specialise. Our postgraduate courses can enhance your existing technical knowledge and skills in preparation for career development into more senior roles


Prepare. Our postgraduate course provide a perfect platform to refine your skillset and prepare for future academic or industry-based research

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Postgraduate Study at Salford