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Postgraduates & Researchers

Thinking of developing your career through postgraduate study visit our :
What Postgraduate Course? webpage.  Download Postgraduate Study and Funding Career Basic Guide

Already a current postgraduate?

Careers & Employability work with 100s of postgraduates every year (taught and research).  Help is on hand to advise you of your options both during and after your postgraduate studies. 

A team of dedicated Careers Consultants are on hand to meet your career management needs.  Advice is available both centrally and in the schools and colleges visit Careers advice web pages.

You can keep informed of the latest events by connecting with our social media channels.

Careers staff work with colleagues in researcher development in providing information via specific PhD social media channels including Salford PhDs past and present on LinkedIn, a student-led Salford PhDs fan page and Salford PGRs on Twitter.

Career Planning: Getting Started for Postgraduates & Researchers

Funding for Further Study

Careers Advice for Masters' Students

Careers Advice for PhD Researchers


The Salford Postgraduate & Staff Research Training (SPoRT) programme is designed to help prostgraduates develop the skills needed for effective research and transferable skills to enhance your employability, whether you are planning a career in academia or elsewhere in the public or private sectors. It is open to all postgraduate researchers, academic and research staff.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject or nationality.

The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. Salford University has purchased a licence to the Guide, and so it’s free for all students and staff to use! Login Now!

Prospective students who have applied to the university, please email to get an access PIN


Page Updated: 23rd November 2015(HB)