University of Salford
University of Salford-Overview

The University of Salford is basedacross four buildings, with the main riverside campus within walking distance to Manchester city centre.

More than 3,400 postgraduate students come to the university each year to study taught and research degree, contributing to some of the universities nationally recognised research projects.

There are eight academic schools at the university:

  • School of Arts and Media
  • School of Built Environment
  • School of Computing, Science & Engineering
  • School of Environment & Life Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences
  • Salford Business School
  • Salford Languages

Each academic school has been hugely invested in with modern department facilities. This includes practice clinics for healthcare students, art and design workshops, green screens for media students and two theatre studios.

The main university campus is at Peel Park, home to many of the lecture theatres, study facilities and Student Union. The Arts and Media school is over at Adelphi campus, Frederick Road is the Health & Social Care building, while media students study over at Media City, sitting amongst creative organisations including BBC and ITV.

Students say:

“Very good, lots of support from staff.”

“Overall my university experience has been great, meeting lots of new people. The facilities are very good. We learn a lot in our lectures and I enjoyed the practicals.”

“Good overall university experience so far. The lecture rooms are nice and the facilities are very very good. Lots of different societies available and the teachers are welcoming and ready to help.”

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About the University of Salford

The University of Salford is a research-driven institution, using innovation and creativity to find solutions to ‘real-world’ problems. Home to over 3,400 postgraduate students, it opens doors to rewarding & challenging careers through its postgraduate study options – with the majority of it having placements and live projects with industry.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

42% Part Time
58% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2016

14,735 Undergraduate
4,015 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2016


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