University of Salford

Specialising in delivering industry-focused degrees, the University of Salford works closely with business and employers to ensure that its courses are relevant to the real world.

Key Facts/Academic Strengths

The only University to have a presence at MediaCityUK, with a space designed to encourage creativity, innovation and collaboration between academics, students, professionals and industry.

89% of undergraduate honours degrees support our graduates to arrange a work placement.

Ranked 36th in the world and 5th in the UK for Architecture and Built Environment teaching.

Ranked 19th for subjects related to Accounting and Finance in the UK.


£22 million Health and Social Care Building has purpose-built practice clinics, hospital ward facilities and a human performance lab.

£10 million Law School Building includes a dedicated law library and trial room.

Sports Centre offering a 25 metre pool, air conditioned gyms, indoor climbing wall and Astroturf pitches.

£47 million School of Media, Music and Performance.

International Student Community

Dedicated InterLINK mentors – home students from the UK – can give international students friendly advice and support. Salford students also have access to the weekly International Café in the Students' Union – an opportunity to enjoy free refreshment, meet new people and find out more about living in the UK.


The University of Salford is located around one mile outside of Manchester city centre and the main campus is set in 60 acres of parkland. Manchester is one of the largest student cities in Europe and it has a wide range of cultural and sporting attractions. The city is served by its own international airport and is a two hour train journey from London.