Study with us

The Digital Curation Lab at the University of Salford currently offers a range of postgraduate opportunities for prospective students including:

  • PGCert in Digital Curation – distance learning only
    This is a short postgraduate course that can be completed either in 4 months (full-time) or 8 months (part-time).
  • MRes in Digital Curation – distance or residential options
    This is our Masters by Research programme, which essentially involves work on a research project over a period of 2 years (full-time) or 4 years (part-time)
  • PhD in Digital Curation
    We are open to proposal for doctoral research in digital curation ranging from theoretical approaches to practice-based work.

Select the relevant programme that interests you from this list or contact us to discuss the application process.

Scholarships and Grants

Digital Preservation Coalition Grants

The Digital Preservation Coalition supports professional development for staff within its member organisations. They are currently offering two grants for the September 2020 PGCert in Digital Curation – closing date: 14 August 2020.

Arts and Humanities Research Council North West Consortium (AHRC NWC)

Several eligible PhD researchers at the University of Salford’s School of Arts and Media have obtained competitive AHRC studentship funding as part of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership. The consortium also provides specialised advanced research training, which is available to both NWC candidates and School of Arts and Media postgraduate researchers in general.

Contact us about other funding options, if you need help defraying the cost of studying with us.