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University of Salford

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

4,520 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 53%
  • Part Time 47%

Domicile

  • UK 77%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 17%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 25 510 535
Social Work 20 385 410
Building 90 305 395
Business & Management Studies 100 290 390
Marketing 0 145 145
Psychology 10 125 130
Law 5 125 130
Biological Sciences 55 55 110
Communication & Media Studies 15 95 110
Accounting & Finance 0 105 105
Medical Technology 20 85 105
Education 5 95 100
Civil Engineering 20 75 95
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 20 65 85
Chemical Engineering 10 60 70
Mechanical Engineering 5 65 70
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 70 70
Politics 5 60 65
Music 10 55 65
Librarianship & Information Management 5 55 60
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 55 55
Sports Science 0 50 50
Physiotherapy 15 30 45
Computer Science 20 25 45
Art & Design 5 40 45
General Engineering 5 40 40
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 40 0 40
Social Policy 20 20 40
Occupational Therapy 5 30 35
Creative Writing 5 25 30
Materials Technology 10 20 30
Architecture 5 25 30
English 10 15 25
Chemistry 5 20 20
Geography & Environmental Science 5 15 15
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 15 15
Linguistics 5 5 10
Sociology 10 0 10
Anatomy & Physiology 0 10 10
Anthropology 10 0 10
Physics & Astronomy 5 5 5
Mathematics 5 0 5
History 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,390–8,550
Mixed 7,560–7,992
Laboratory 7,560–7,992
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university provides bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate students on both taught and research courses.
  • Please visit the university website for details.

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.