Study Engineering at Salford

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For centuries, engineers have shaped the way we live, work and travel. 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.

With a wide-range of degree courses in aeronautics, acoustics, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical and electronic engineering and strong industry connections you could become an unstoppable engineer with Salford.

Engineering degree courses at Salford

Acoustical and Audio Engineering

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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.

Explore our Acoustical and Audio Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering

BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering

Aeronautical Engineering

An aeronautics students in the lab

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.

Explore our Aeronautical Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies


Aeronautics students at a flight centre

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. Gain applicable skills and take your career to new heights with our BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies degree.

Explore our Aircraft Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies

MEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering students

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.

Explore our Civil Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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.

Explore our Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Professional Experience

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering students

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. Experience learning in our specialist laboratories, including our Morson Maker Space and Engine Room.

Explore our Mechanical Engineering degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Sound Engineering and Production

Sound Engineering at Salford

Sound engineers are essential to how we perceive live and recorded sound. As digital listening experiences expand, and listeners engage on different platforms and in different locations, sound quality and delivery is paramount.

Explore our Sound Engineering and Production degree courses:

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production with Professional Experience

Start your journey with an open day

Choosing what to study at university can be a big step.

Learn more about studying engineering, explore course modules, tour our labs and speak to the course team by attending our next open day.


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 or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545 (9am-5pm).



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


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.