The School of Art and Design at the University of Salford offers innovative and challenging courses in design and the visual arts, including fashion, graphics, interior and product design. With more than 1400 students, our courses are designed to equip you with the personal and professional skills you need throughout your career.
We are a major figure in art and design education. We have students studying courses at foundation year, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, through to PhD. Our Art and Design Research Centre is part of a 6* rated research institute (the highest possible rating).
Our courses are known for their prize-winning achievements. Recent student successes include wins in national and international competitions organised by the RSA, D&AD, Design Council and the Face magazine. Rewards for these achievements include cash prizes, placement opportunities and lucrative travel awards.
Employers rate our real world focus. Major players from the world of art and design contribute to our courses - live briefs, work placements and guest speakers are a major feature of many of our courses. Salford graduates currently work for some of the most prestigious names in practice and industry.