Research course

Research Centre for the Built and Human Environment

University of Salford · School of the Built Environment
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

Applicants must have either a Bachelors Degree (with Honours) in a Built and Human Environment related field or a Masters Degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. Other applications will be considered on its merits. Overseas students whose mother tongue is not English may be asked to satisfy the English language requirement.

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Focus of research is information and management systems in property and construction. Compulsory participation in centre's Research Workshop Programme with workshops being held 4 times a year culminating in postgraduate conference each November. The programme includes topics on research methods, literature surveys, write-up techniques etc.

Department specialisms

Knowledge-Based Systems; IT Strategy; Health and Safety Law; Quality Management; Facilities Management; Environmental Management; Information Modelling and Integration

Information for international students

Approximately 50% of students are non-UK.

Fees and funding

EPSRC, ORS, internal research studentships.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60 months
distance learning
36-60 months
full time
36 months


full time
36 months
part time
60 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Dilanthi Amaratunga
0161 295 4471
0161 295 5011