Research course

SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre

University of Salford · School of the Built Environment
MSc by researchPhD

Entry requirements

Good first degree or relevant experience with ana ssessment of prior experiental learning (APEL)

PhD, MPhil, MRes

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Students will spend their time in the School in training-through-research under the supervision of experienced supervisors. Students will be encouraged to explore major research topics and research methods within a professional framework and in pursuit of leading edge technologies. It will further enable the students to develop critical and analytical skills, presentation and writing skills and will assist them in planning a viable research programme.

Department specialisms

Social inclusion, eancipatory research, inclusive design in both built and and outdoor environments, social model of disability aproach, access consultancy,user participation

Information for international students

Researching at an international level with contacts in many countries

Fees and funding

Scholarships, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

distance learning
24 months


part time
84 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Brian Meichen
+44 (0)161 295 5355
+44 (0)161 295 5011