Study Computing at Salford
From our communication channels to our shopping and entertainment experiences, technology shapes our daily life. But these shapes are shifting, and the pace of change is unprecedented. Blockchain. Augmented reality. Machine learning. Software is more sophisticated, technology is converging, and our data is gaining value.
The field of computing is a journey of scientific innovation, to solve contemporary global challenges and to expand our capabilities. With so many career opportunities on offer, it is also a smart study choice for our digital age.
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Start your journey with an open day
Choosing what to study at university can be a big step.
Learn more about studying computing by visiting our next online open day.
You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options.
Which facilities will I have access to?
Computing and software engineering students will have access to Salford's impressive Networking and Project Laboratories, and Specialist Computer Laboratories, at both our Peel Park and MediaCityUK campuses which are home to a variety of industry-standard equipment and specialist software.
Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?
While students are responsible for securing their own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. Industry experience not only enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations but allows you to form those vital connections early on in your career. We have links with a range of leading organisations and, where possible, will assist students in securing placements.
How will I be assessed during my course?
You will be assessed through a combination of examinations, written assignments, practical tests, projects and software development tasks.
Got another question?
We know that deciding which direction to take your computing studies is a big step. If you have any further questions, our friendly team will be happy to answer them for you.
Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545 (9am-5pm).
Why Study Computing with Salford?
You will experience a professional learning approach, enriched with industry collaboration and group work in specialist computing suites and laboratories
You can choose to include an industrial placement year between years two and three to boost your future employability
You can get involved in hacks and industry events in the thriving North West tech scene, such as HackManchester and the Ada Lovelace Colloquium
Campus Life. Big City Buzz
Did you know our Peel Park campus is set in 46 square kilometres of lush, green space to enjoy? But we're also just over a mile from the big city buzz of Manchester - offering world-class culture, exciting events, superior sport and legendary nightlife. Together, it creates one unrivalled student destination.