Study Architecture at Salford
Urban life is rapidly changing. We need well-designed buildings, intelligent places to call home, and inspirational spaces to play. To achieve this, we need more creative, visionary architects.
At Salford, we're passionate about architecture. By nurturing switched-on students, inspired to create resilient and sustainable cities, we're helping to build the next generation of urban life.
Choose to study architecture with Salford and through our powerful industry-driven education and research approach, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge to design a better world around you.
Three Great Reasons to Study at Salford
Build practical design and analytical skills with hands-on learning in our professional studio environment
Develop critical perspectives and collaborative approach as you experience industry live briefs and guest lectures based on real-world scenarios
Find inspiration as you learn in our lush green campus, minutes from buzz of Manchester city centre - voted the UK's most liveable city
ARCHITECTURE AND MORE - SALFORD ADDED VALUE
Architecture courses at Salford are informed by current industry practice and the impressive research undertaken within our built environment research centre.
As a Salford architecture student, you'll experience guest lectures and live industry briefs, plus our annual degree show, where you'll have the opportunity to engage with industry professionals and make those first steps in your career before you even graduate
Dedicated Learning Environment
Designed to reflect the architecture studio culture many professionals experience in their careers, our intelligent and flexible learning environment create the perfect setting for industry briefs, critiques, guest lectures, practical design sessions - plus our annual degree show.
With a dedicated computer suite for your digital design work, and workshops packed with high-spec equipment, including laser cutters and 3D printers, its the perfect place to bring your design ideas to life.
Across all of our architecture programmes, the studios are core to your learning experience.
With students working together live projects and skills workshops, the studios are a great place to find inspiration, make friends, collaborate, and share ideas.
Location. Location. Location.
Our enviable position at the heart of Greater Manchester makes us the perfect choice whether you're relocating for a long-stay or you're travelling here for the day.
Our Peel Park campus has its own campus train station - Salford Crescent, which can take you into Manchester in just ten minutes, Liverpool in 30 minutes, or direct to Manchester Airport in just 25 minutes.
Our MediaCityUK campus is well-served by Metrolink - Europe's largest light rail network.
CAMPUS LIFE. BIG CITY BUZZ. EXPLORE LIFE AT SALFORD
Life On Campus
University life isn’t all about studying – sometimes you have to have fun, too.
From joining a society or taking a gym class, to meeting up with friends for lunch in Atmosphere bar and café, when you're not working on your next assignment, you can enjoy the perks of our campus.
Living in student accommodation is a great way to get settled into university life and meet new people.
We’ve got some great accommodation options to choose from, including Peel Park Quarter - recently voted the second-best halls of residence in the UK.
In the City
If you're relocating to Salford from elsewhere in the UK or overseas, you're making a great choice.
Find out what it's like to live in one of Europe's most exciting city regions. Explore the legendary culture, sport, entertainment, and nightlife on offer in the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
If you live close to Salford already, we don't need to tell you how great our location is.
But, if you're thinking about commuting from home to study at university, you might want to check out how we make our campus your home from home on the days you're with us.
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