Start a postgrad journey this January

Construction student presenting

New year. New direction?

The start of a new year is often a great time to start a new journey. If recent events have given you reason to reflect and reconsider your career plans, a great place to start is postgraduate study with the University of Salford.

Whether you want to build on your undergraduate studies, you're thinking about research, or you're looking to take a new career direction altogether, our courses can help you to become a next-generation engineer, scientist, urbanist or consultant.

Make January the new September

Rising to the challenge of our changing world, our School of Science, Engineering and Environment has a range of exciting postgraduate courses starting this January that can be the start of your next journey. Many even offer flexible part-time routes too.

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to make this year the year you take your career potential further.  Make January the new September - explore our courses now.

Refocus. Specialise. Prepare.

Refocus your knowledge

Build back better with a Built Environment degree

Building blueprint

The pandemic has brought new perspectives to our built environment. If you are thinking about advancing your existing career for a more senior role, or you want take a new direction in the construction industry, our range of postgraduate courses are designed to help you succeed.

Building Surveying  (MSc/PgDip)

Construction Management (MSc/PgDip)

Project Management in Construction (MSc/PgDip)

Quantity Surveying (MSc/PgDip)

Real Estate and Property Management (MSc/PgDip)

Join the Data Science revolution

Lines of computer code

Computer science and converging technology is rapidly reshaping our world.  We've created a Data Science postgraduate degree to help you take a new direction into big data and digital transformation as prepare you for the  evolution of data and information - whatever your industry

Data Science (MSc/PgDip)

Fight climate change with Environmental Management

Ohio landscape

There has never been a better or more urgent time to find solutions to fight climate change and global environmental challenges.  With an emphasis on authentic, experimental problem-based learning, and ‘big issues’ in environmental science, our postgraduate courses upskill graduates and professionals who share our passion for creating better environments for everyone.

Environmental Assessment and Management (MSc/PgDip)

Health and Global Environment (MSc/PgDip)

Safety, Health and Environment (MSc/PgDip)

Sustainability (MSc/PgDip)

Specialise your skills

Master Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changes global industries. In January 2023, we're excited to launch our new specialised postgraduate degree that is designed to equip you with AI knowledge and skills to take advantage of emerging career pathways. 

Artificial Intelligence (MSc/PgDip)

Master Audio Production

An audio mixing desk

Learn about the brains behind beautiful audio experiences. If you have a background in music, sound and acoustics, why not consider adding to your skill set by mastering the studio.

Led by expert tutors, and delivered in world-class facilities at our MediaCityUK campus, our MSc Audio Production course puts you in control of designing and delivering exceptional sonic experiences.

Audio Production (MSc/PgDip)

Master Biosciences

Scientific testing

The pandemic has changed we view and approach science forever.  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)

Master Cyber Security

A keyboard and a smartphone

Cyber crime is a growing concern. If you have a background in computing, you might be interested in building additional skills in cyber security to take advantage of the exciting career opportunities on the horizon.

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

Master Engineering


Engineering is in our DNA.Through our pioneering research agenda, we’ve developed a range of specialist postgraduate engineering courses covering fields such as aviation, energy, and robotics and automation. 

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)

Aerospace Engineering (MSc/PgDip)

Robotics and Automation (MSc/PgDip)

Join our next open day

A postgraduate degree is a rewarding investment in your future.

Learn more about January postgraduate courses by joining our next online open day on 17 November.

You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options.