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The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester.

More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects.

There are four academic schools at the University of Salford:

  • School of Arts and Media
  • School of Health and Society
  • Salford Business School
  • School of Science, Engineering and Environment


The university boasts industry-standard facilities. These include the flagship £55 million New Adelphi building for art, design, music, performance and architecture subjects; practice clinics for healthcare students, including a patient simulation suite, sports injury clinic, podiatry clinic and human performance lab; a journalism centre that includes two HD TV studios, a newsroom, radio studio and editing gallery; specialist laboratories for science and engineering-based subjects; and much more.

University of Salford Students on Postgraduate Search say:

The teachers and staff are very accommodating and they engage so well with students”.

Its been good so far.”

“Amazing. Everything I ever wanted and I can't believe what’s available at hand.”

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About the University of Salford

Once at the centre of Britain’s Industrial Revolution, the University of Salford is now at the heart of 21st century creativity and learning. Its up-to-the-minute, practical courses equip students for the challenges of the working world. So whatever their future holds, students can feel safe in the university’s hands.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

49% Part Time
51% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

15,730 Undergraduate
4,240 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


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