Study Engineering at Salford
Are you looking for a career where you can change the world? For centuries, engineers have shaped the way we live, travel and function as a society. As we watch the events of 2020 change our world, it is a reminder that we need engineers more than ever. So if you’re ready to rise to the challenge, start with an engineering degree.
Engineering changes the way you see the world. You become more objective, develop critical thinking and get better at decision-making - skills that are in great demand in the professional world. More than this, as an engineer, you get a sense of achievement and the chance to say “I did that”. This life-changing experience starts with an engineering-degree.
Salford is a great place to start your engineering journey. We offer a wide-range of degree courses in aeronautics, acoustics, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical and electronic engineering. Many offer foundation year entry and integrated Masters pathways. All have the option to include an industry placement. Take a look at what we can offer you.
FIND THE COURSE FOR YOU
Struggling to decide between engineering courses? Want to know what differentiates one course from another? We've created a course comparison to help find the right course for you.
WHY STUDY ENGINEERING AT SALFORD
Experience an immersive learning approach, enriched with laboratory experiments and industry collaboration, and informed by current industry practice and impressive academic research
Benefit from site visits, industry briefs and visiting guest lectures, as well as exciting projects and societies, including Salford Racing and Greenpower
Learn in our specialist spaces including our heavy loads laboratory, our mechanical laboratory and aerodynamics laboratory, that are home to everything from wind tunnels, tensile test machine and high-tech laser cutters
Will the university help me to find work experience and industry placements?
Whilst you will be responsible for securing your own work experience and industry placements, our tutors will guide and support you through the process. We have links with a range of organisations across many industries, and will assist you in securing a placement.
We highly recommend that you include a placement year in your engineering studies. Industry experience enables you to apply your knowledge in real-world situations and also form those vital early career connections.
Will there be opportunities for individual support if I find need it from time to time?
As well as the usual support you would expect from the lecturers on your course, we also offer extra help if you are stuck solving a particular maths problem. This is a drop-in session called MathScope where you can turn up without an appointment.
Got another question?
We know that deciding which direction to take your engineering 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).
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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 away 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.
University life isn’t all about study. From joining a society or taking a gym class, to meeting up with friends for lunch in Atmosphere bar and café, you can enjoy campus life.
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Acoustical and Audio Engineering
Recognised by the UK Institute of Acoustics with a route to Chartered Engineer status, our acoustical and audio engineering degree will guide you through the creative science and engineering, whether its used to manage sound for virtual reality, or create noise barriers for high speed rail.
Aeronautical engineering is the application of scientific and technological methods to research, design, develop, maintain and performance test civil and military aircraft. As the race to take flight further escalates, now is an exciting time to consider a career in aeronautics. The course is also available with an integrated Masters option.
Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies
The aviation industry needs to reduce cost, yet at the same time, it must deliver technological advancements to meet the growing demand for air travel.
There is high demand for talented aircraft engineers with excellent technical knowledge and strong business acumen. Gain applicable skills and take your career to new heights with our BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies degree. The course is also available with an integrated Masters option.
Led by our IStructE award-winning civil engineering team, with strong links with industry, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree course is a pathway to an exciting career. During your studies, you will be equipped you with the knowledge and skills, so you're ready to help create the infrastructure, buildings and facilities that improve our quality of life. The course is also available with an integrated Masters option.
Civil and Architectural Engineering
Led by our IStructE award-winning civil engineering team, a BEng (Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering degree will equip you with advanced knowledge and skills to work closely with architects and turn building concepts and drawings into reality. The course is also available with an integrated Masters option.
From transport to communications to commerce, electronics is revolutionising every industry, changing the way we live, work and play. As we enter the fourth industrial revolution and shape our lives around connected technology, find your place in this exciting field.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Electronics is all about the components and software that comprise of electronic systems. Electrical engineering deals with the generation, distribution and use of electricity for everything from cars to cities. This degree combines our expertise in both disciplines.
Choosing our BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree will open up exciting career opportunities where you can design, commission and maintain the systems of the future. Creating a gateway to professional status, you will develop your skills in specialist laboratories, including our new Morson Engine Room. The course is also available with an integrated Masters option.