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The University of Salford is home to a diverse community of more than 3,000 postgraduate students, working with internationally-renowned academics and contributing to research projects that are recognised both nationally and across the world. The university offers a wide range of taught and research programmes, including MSc, MA, MPhil, PhD, MRes, MBA and LLM qualifications.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,303 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 51%
  • Part Time 49%

Domicile

  • UK 79%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 17%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 45 690 735
Nursing 20 440 460
Building 75 375 450
Business & Management Studies 80 330 410
Social Work 20 385 410
Marketing 0 130 130
Law 5 120 125
Psychology 5 115 120
Medical Technology 20 95 120
Librarianship & Information Management 5 95 100
Civil Engineering 5 80 85
Communication & Media Studies 15 70 85
Biological Sciences 50 35 85
Politics 5 75 80
Accounting & Finance 0 75 75
Education 5 70 75
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 70 70
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 15 55 65
Music 10 50 60
Sports Science 0 60 60
Physiotherapy 15 40 55
Chemical Engineering 10 40 50
Social Policy 15 30 45
Mechanical Engineering 5 40 40
Computer Science 15 25 40
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 30 35
Materials Technology 15 15 30
Architecture 5 25 25
Creative Writing 5 20 25
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 25 0 25
Occupational Therapy 5 20 25
Chemistry 5 20 20
General Engineering 5 15 20
Art & Design 0 15 15
English 5 10 15
Geography & Environmental Science 5 10 10
Physics & Astronomy 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5
Anthropology 5 0 5
Sociology 5 0 5
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 5 5
Linguistics 5 5 5
Mathematics 5 0 5
History 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • On-site accommodation is available for postgraduate students; this can be secured online via the university's accommodation partner, Campus Living Villages. Private student accommodation is also available through Manchester Student Homes, a free, university-run housing service for students.