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University of Salford: Rankings, Acceptance Rate, Cost & Admissions 2024

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About the University of Salford

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Year of establishment1967
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Accepted Exams
UG/PG Course Ratio0.99
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 49 million
Scholarships5
No.of Campuses4
Accommodation expenses4746 Pound for 1 sharing (UG),5876 Pound for 1 sharing (PG)
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Q:   Is it hard to get into the University of Salford?

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Based on the ratio of admissions to applications, University of Salford's acceptance rate stands at 8%. Since the stats are on the lower end, we can conclude that Salford University is a very competitive university to get in. However, students must not feel discouraged and fulfill all the admission requirements; competitive grades, standardized test scores, English language requirements & relevant documents in order to boost their chances of getting admitted in the University of Salford.

 

Q:   What is Salford University known for?

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University of Salford is a public research university situated in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. When it comes to the University of Salford's rankings, it has obtained a range in the range #851-900 in QS World University Rankings 2024. Salford University is known for its teaching, research, facilities and accommodation. An education at Salford University gives students an extra-edge in order to get real-world experience. Alongside, Salford's campuses offer a vibrant and culturally rich experience to their students.

 

Q:   What is so unique about the University of Salford?

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University of Salford invests heavily on teaching, research, facilities and accommodation. An education at Salford will give you an extra-edge in order to get real-world experience. The ongoing relationships with industry leaders enable the university to combine academic study with live briefs, placements, and internships. The University of Salford campuses offer a vibrant and diverse culture for its students.

 

Q:   Is the University of Salford a good university?

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University of Salford is ranked in the 801-1000th category in the World University Rankings by the Times Higher Education and has overall score of 4.2 stars, as per the student reviews on studyportals. The Complete University Guide 2023 ranked the University of Salford #85 in the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the Guardian University Guide 2023 ranked the University of Salford #89 in the UK.

 

Q:   Why should I choose to study at Salford University?

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University of Salford offers more than just an engaging learning environment. It provides exciting job opportunities once a student graduates. With live projects and work placements available across many of the programs, lecturers with professional links, students can broaden their prospects with courses spanning media production, business, data science, journalism, project management and the built environment.

 

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Q:   What is the ranking of the University of Salford in the UK?

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If we talk about the University of Salford's ranking in the UK, then according to the Guardian 2023, the university has been placed at the 89th position. The parameters that are considered by The Guardian for ranking purpose include entry standards, student staff ratio, teaching quality, feedback, overall satisfaction, career prospects, etc. The Complete University Guide 2023 has placed the University of Salford at 85th position in 2023. Indicators considered for deriving the performance of the universities in The Complete University Guide includes student satisfaction, research quality, research intensity, graduate prospects, etc. are included.
 

Q:   Are there any scholarships provided by the University of Salford to international students?

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Yes, the University of Salford provides scholarships to the highest achieving international students. The scholarship options that are available are Salford International Excellence Award, Health Heroes Scholarships, Global Gold Excellence Scholarship, Global Silver Excellence Scholarship, etc.
 

University of Salford Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Pound 12 - 18
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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LORNeeded for few courses
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Fall24ᵗʰ - 30ᵗʰ Jun 2024
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Q:   What is the Salford University application deadline for international students?

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Due to the popularity of the programs, there is no Salford University application deadline for international students. Below we have the important dates by which students can submit the documents:

PG IntakesDeadline to Submit Documents
January 2025 IntakeOct-End, 2024
March 2025 Intake - Salford Business SchoolDec-End, 2024
June 2024 Intake - Salford Business SchoolFeb-End, 2024

Also check: Fall Intake in the UK 2024

 

Q:   Is IELTS necessary to take admission at the University of Salford?

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Yes, as an international student applying for admission at the University of Salford, you need to have IELTS score. For undegraduate course, the university requires a minimum 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent. In case of postgraduate courses, the university requires an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum 5.5 in each component. For International Foundation year, the minimum requirement of score in IELTS is 4.5, with a minimum of 4.0 in each component, in UKVI IELTS for UKVI (Academic).
 

Q:   What are the UG and PG admission requirements to study at the University of Salford?

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A student applying for an undergraduate course requires 50% (West Bengal board), 55% (ISC awarded by CISCE), 60% (CBSE), 65% (All other state boards), for undergraduate study. For admission into postgraduate courses, you need to have a 3-4 years bachelor's degree with an overall average of 55% from a recognised institution. Those who are scoring less but have relevant work experience, or additional, relevant qualifications shall be considered for postgraduate study.
 

University of Salford Tuition Fees, Duration and Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(22 courses)
INR 14 L - 18 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 53 - 61
MBA/PGDM(15 courses)
INR 14 L - 18 L
Duration12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 53 - 64
M.A.(26 courses)
INR 13 L - 21 L
Duration1 year-18 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 7, PTE: 53 - 61
MIM(14 courses)
INR 14 L - 17 L
Duration12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 53 - 64
B.E. / B.Tech(26 courses)
INR 14 L - 18 L
Duration3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 53 - 61
BBA(7 courses)
INR 12 L - 17 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
B.Sc.(18 courses)
INR 17 L - 19 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 53 - 61
B.A.(28 courses)
INR 16 L - 17 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
B.Arch(4 courses)
INR 16 L - 18 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 53 & Above
B.J.M.C.(4 courses)
INR 12 L - 18 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7
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Q:   How can Indian students get into the University of Salford?

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In order to secure an admission, all Indian students are required to fulfill certain University of Salford's admission requirements. Listed below are the minimum eligibility for Indian students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

  • Undergraduate: Overall 50% (West Bengal Board), 55% (CISCE Board), 60% (CBSE Board), 65% (All other state boards)
  • Postgraduate: Three or four-year bachelor’s degrees with an overall average of 55% (5.8 CGPA) from a recognised institute.
 

Q:   Does Salford University require IELTS?

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Yes, Salford University requires proof of proficiency in the English language as an entry requirement. Different Salford University programs may have distinct IELTS requirements, however, students can refer to the table below for a generic requirement according to the degree of choice:

Level of Study

Minimum IELTS Score Required

Undergraduate Courses

Overall 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

Postgraduate Courses

Overall 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

 

Q:   Can an Indian study in the University of Salford without IELTS score?

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University of Salford requires proof of proficiency in the English language as an admission requirement. However, Indian students who have successfully completed their course from one of the institutions listed below are not require to submit an English proficiency test score:

  • Indian Institute of Technology
  • Indian Institute of Management
  • University of Delhi
  • University of Mumbai
  • University of Calcutta
 

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Tips: It's a nice place to study, nice education is provided. I have seen many changes in my life after coming to this university. I had a lot of expectations from my university and I am happy all were met. I am satisfied with my course and the university.
Likes (Part time work): It's a really nice place. Healthy relations with everyone. There is good teamwork and they are fair with work. I really enjoyed working with the team. They provide 11 pounds per hour. It's really nice. Happy with my job and I worked in the hospitality industry.
Dislikes (Post study jobs): There are many companies for jobs, they offer good packages. It's a good university for education. They provide proper knowledge for further job requirements. Really happy to get admission to this university.
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Q:   What is the ranking of the University of Salford in the UK?

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If we talk about the University of Salford ranking in the UK, then the university is ranked among the top 100 universities in the UK. According to the Guardian 2023, the university has been placed at the 89th position. The parameters that are considered by The Guardian for ranking purpose include entry standards, student staff ratio, teaching quality, feedback, overall satisfaction, career prospects, etc. As per the Complete University Guide 2023, the University of Salford ranking in UK is 82nd position in 2024, which improves from 85th in 2023. Indicators considered for deriving the performance of the universities in The Complete University Guide includes student satisfaction, research quality, research intensity, graduate prospects, etc. are included.

Check the list of Top Ranked MBA Universities in the UK 2024

 

Q:   What is University of Salford world ranking?

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The University of Salford ranking is amongt the top universities in the world. According to major ranking providers like QS and THE, the current University of Salford world ranking is under 1000 and by US News & World Report is 1095. The University of Salford QS ranking is 801-1000 in 2024 and it remain contat since 2020. 

Also read: Top Ranking Universities in the UK for International Students in 2023
 

 

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Both the University of Salford and the University of Birmingham are among the top universities in the UK to study abroad. We have compared them below in term of their ranking and placements:

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To apply to the MSc Procurement Logistics and Supply Chain Management course at Salford Uni, the applicants are required to apply via the university’s designated application portal. The supporting documents that are required to apply are:

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Uni of Salford admission requirements for MSc in Construction Management are given below:

  • Undergraduate degree: The applicants must have a minimum of second class honors degree
  • The applicants are required to have a strong profile in the Built environment. Having leadership skills and knowledge of cons

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The University of Salford accepts IELTS score from international students as proof of English language proficiency. Although the ELP scores vary from course to course but, here’s a general layout of the required scores in IELTS:

  • For Undergraduate Courses: IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in

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The University of Salford fees for Indian students vary from course to course. Here is a table specifying the first-year student fees for some of the courses that are offered by the university:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

MBA/PGDM (2 courses)

INR 18 L

MS (21 courses)

INR 13 L - 19 L

BE / BTech (26 courses)

INR 12 L - 17 L

MA (26 courses)

INR 13 L - 22 L

MIM (14 courses)

INR 14 L - 18 L

BBA (7 courses)

INR 12 L - 17 L

BSc (18 courses)

INR 14 L - 18 L

BA (28 courses)

INR 16 L - 17 L

BJMC (4 courses)

INR 12 L - 14 L

Cost (4 courses)

INR 13 L - 17 L

BHM (1 course)

INR 13 L

LLM (2 courses)

INR 13 L

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