Study at the University of Salford

Students

The University of Salford offers more than just an engaging learning environment, it provides a gateway to exciting job opportunities when you graduate.

With work placements and live projects available across many of our programmes, plus lecturers with professional links, now is the time to broaden your prospects with courses spanning business, media production, journalism, data science, project management and the built environment.

 

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If the UK is in your top three destinations for study and you want to begin a programme in 2020, complete this form and we will be in touch with more information about our courses, industry connections and graduate opportunities. We will also let you know when our international team is in your area, so you can meet us to discuss your journey to the University of Salford.

Discover Salford

Study on our Peel Park campus

We're based just minutes from the centre of Manchester, one of the UK’s leading student cities and a world-renowned city for science and technology, culture and the arts, music, theatre and sport.

Both Manchester and Salford are also highly diverse, so you’ll be able to practice your religion freely, whether in the city or in one of several prayer areas on campus.

Over 3,000 international students currently call the University of Salford home. Join them and choose from over 200 postgraduate courses, many of which are accredited by professional organisations. 

In the last five years, we've awarded over £5 million in international scholarships. We've also invested £160 million into our buildings, facilities and industry-standard equipment. 

Build your career in the UK

With the UK Government's recent announcement of a new two year post-study work visa, expanded opportunities exist for talented international students to build successful careers in the UK. 

This new graduate route will be open to all international students who have valid UK immigration status as a student and have successfully completed a course of study in any subject at undergraduate or postgraduate level at an approved UK Higher Education Provider, including the University of Salford.

The visa will allow eligible students to work, or look for work, in any career or position for two years after graduating.

Start your postgraduate studies at the University of Salford and build your career in the UK. 

Explore our courses

Whatever course you choose, you can be confident that a degree from the University of Salford is more than just a certificate, it is a first step to your chosen career.

Find out how you can benefit from placements and exchanges, professional accreditation, or teaching from expert academics, many of whom are active professional practitioners who collaborate with employers and professional bodies to make your learning relevant to your career. 

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Built environment

MArch Architecture
  • Enriched with technical skills, 'live' briefs and practice-based action learning, this course offers a challenging, yet rewarding experience.
  • Experience a dynamic studio-based culture, delivered from our £55 million New Adelphi building, complete with 3-D printers, laser cutters and your own workspace.
  • Enrich your studies and stimulate your creativity with regional and international visits. In 2018, our MArch students experienced a USA summer school in Boston and New York in conjunction with Northeastern University and the PRATT Institute.

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MSc BIM and Digital Built Environments
  • Get extensive knowledge in the fields of BIM, Lean, and integrated design and project delivery approaches.
  • Build on leading-edge research and practice in BIM software and collaborative techniques.
  • Advance your skills and get ready take a principle role in the digital transformation of practices in work settings, delivering better whole life value through integrated design and project delivery approaches.

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MSc Building Surveying
  • Study the core technological skills that underpin the building surveyor’s particular expertise in the fabric of existing buildings.
  • Understand the legal, professional and statutory context of the building surveyor’s role, including requirements relating to planning permission, construction contracts, and professional conduct.
  • Study in a World Top 100 centre for architecture and built environment study (QS 2019), located at the heart of the UK's largest property and construction market outside of London.

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LLM Construction Law and Practice
  • Develop the skills to examine construction practice from a legal perspective, including a detailed consideration of construction contracts, tortious and multi-party liability, insurance, dispute resolution, procurement, and the environment.
  • Learn how to promote high quality research in areas of law relating to construction, including a high level of legal analysis.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing exemption from their academic entry requirements.

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MSc Construction Law and Practice
  • Examine construction practice from a legal perspective.
  • Learn how to conduct and communicate legal analysis with confidence and accuracy in relation to any aspect of mainstream professional construction practice.
  • Full master's award is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing exemption from their academic entry requirements.

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MSc Construction Management
  • Learn how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects.
  • Gain an understanding of international markets.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM).

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MSc Ecologies of Cities 
  • Develop a 21st century understanding of the relationship between urban structure and habitats, and understand today’s urban environmental challenges.
  • Benefit from field visits and real-world problem solving.
  • Learn alongside a world-class research community in a QS World Top 100 centre for built environment study.

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MSc Project Management in Construction
  • Gain the knowledge to lead and work effectively in project teams.
  • Learn how to critically evaluate construction processes and practice, and propose improvements.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Association for Project Management (APM), so you'll be educated to the highest industry and professional standards.

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MSc Quantity Surveying
  • Learn to organise and plan the procurement and financial management of construction projects.
  • Develop the skills to effectively manage and administer construction contracts.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), with exemption from RICS academic entry requirements.

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MSc Real Estate and Property Management
  • Learn about the workings of the commercial property market and its relevance to national and international financial and investment markets.
  • Gain an understanding of legal, economic, planning, technical and facilities management factors in property management decision making.
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), with exemption from their academic entry requirements.

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Business

MSc International Business 
  • Study a practical course with an international focus.
  • Mix theory with practice by visiting companies and hearing from expert speakers, both in the UK and overseas.
  • Go on a residential study week in Europe and get invaluable insight into organisations and their activities in industrial sectors such as agriculture and tourism.

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MSc Project Management
  • Explore substantial technical elements and advances in project management, in relation to operations, logistics and supply chain management.
  • Develop hands on experience and add attractive experience to your CV through the industry collaboration project.
  • Study a course shaped by our industry partners, who include Jaguar Landrover, Brother International and Manchester Airport.

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MSc Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management 
  • Put logistics theory into practice on our exciting industry collaboration project.
  • Learn from our research-active teaching team, guest lecturers and industry bodies.
  • Study a course shaped by our industry partners, who include Jaguar Landrover, Brother International and Manchester Airport.

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Data science

MSc Data Science
  • Build an awareness of the latest developments in advanced databases, data mining and big data tools.
  • Gain SAS certification while you study through our partnership with SAS Student Academy.
  • Work with real-world messy data and gain experience across the data science stack.

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Journalism

MA International Journalism for Digital Media
  • Combine solid foundations of journalism practice with the latest developments in multimedia techniques, digital journalism and social media.
  • Engage in specialisms such as foreign affairs, health and science, business and finance, or data journalism.
  • Study at our state-of-the-art MediaCityUK campus.

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MA Journalism: News/Broadcast/Sport
  • Learn the skills you need to become an incisive, thoughtful and successful journalist.
  • Specialise in news, broadcast or sports journalism.
  • Study at our state-of-the-art MediaCityUK campus.

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MA Public Relations and Digital Communications
  • Prepare for a career in this constantly changing and evolving industry.
  • Focus on content creation – an emerging area within public relations and digital communication.
  • Study at our state-of-the-art MediaCityUK campus.

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Media production

MA Media Production: Post-Production for TV
  • Develop your post-production skills to a professional standard.
  • Implement your knowledge through live briefs and opportunities for industry placements.
  • Make use of our industry standard production facilities at our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCityUK.

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MA Media Production: TV Drama Production
  • Learn specialist production crafts and gain a detailed knowledge of the fiction form.
  • Develop the develop technical, production and creative skills to suit your specialism.
  • Make use of our industry standard production facilities at our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCityUK.

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MA Media Production: TV Documentary Production
  • Learn how to research and produce original television documentaries.
  • Gain first-hand experience of the broadcast industry through live-industry briefs and media projects.
  • Make use of our industry standard production facilities at our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCityUK.

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MA Production Management for TV, Film and Digital Media
  • Gain practical experience of the planning, organising and delivery of TV production in the genres of documentary, studio and drama.  
  • Get opportunities to network with industry production managers in seminars, masterclasses, tuition and industry-aligned projects. 
  • Make use of our industry standard production facilities at our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCityUK.

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MA Wildlife Documentary Production
  • Learn the research, scriptwriting and production skills needed to produce polished, professional wildlife documentaries.
  • Attend masterclasses given by expert practitioners with links to the television industry.
  • Make use of our industry standard production facilities at our state-of-the-art campus at MediaCityUK.

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