Postgraduate Open Day

College of Arts and Law - Postgraduate Open Day Wednesday 22 November 2017

cal-opendayThe College offers postgraduate students the opportunity to join a vibrant, international community that allows research to flourish. Home to world-renowned research centres and famed for its internationally recognised teaching and research output, Arts and Law at Birmingham is engaged in exciting initiatives in new fields of study.

Our Postgraduate Open Day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University.

Start planning your day by browsing our scheduled events in the College of Arts and Law below. 

Please note that the below schedules and events were for our previous postgraduate open day, and will be updated later in the year. However, it will give you an idea of event timings for you to plan your travel. 

College of Arts and Law Graduate School

College of Arts and Law Graduate School events
 Time  Event  Location
1.30– 2.15pm 

Postgraduate funding opportunities in the College of Arts and Law

Professor Charlotte Hempel, Director of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School

Room G12, Law Building (R1)
4.00–5.00pm 

Café Masters – an opportunity to put your questions to a panel of current postgraduate students in a relaxed and informal setting.

Refreshments will be provided.

Room 220 (Board Room), Law Building (R1)
4.00–5.00pm 

Café PhD – an opportunity to meet current doctoral researchers, hear about their work and their experiences of PhD life, and ask questions in a relaxed and informal setting.

Refreshments will be provided.

Room 219 (Moot Room), Law Building (R1)

Birmingham Law School

Birmingham Law School events
 Time  Event  Location
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to LLM programmes

Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers 

Room 114, Law Building (R1)
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to Law postgraduate research programme

Dr Hakeem Yusuf

Room G09, Law Building (R1)
2.00–2.45pm

Introduction to the LLB for Graduates programme

Dr Samantha Schnobel

Room 112, Law Building (R1)

School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics events
 Time Event  Location
2.30– 3.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate taught opportunities in English Language and Applied Linguistics

Robert Holland 

Room 141, Arts Building (R16) 
3.00– 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in English Language and Applied Linguistics

Dr Nicholas Groom 

Room 127a, 3 Elms Road (G4)
Department of English Literature events
 Time Event Location
3.00– 3.45pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in English Literature 

Dr Matt Hayler 

Fage Library, Room 250, Arts Building (R16)
3.00– 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in English Literature

Dr Gillian Wright

Room 133, Arts Building (R16)
Department of Film and Creative Writing events
 TimeEvent  Location
2.00– 2.45pm

Introduction to the MA Film and Television: Research and Production 

Jemma Saunders

Rodney Hilton Library, Room 335, Arts Building (R16)
3.00– 3.30pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in Creative Writing 

Dr Dan Vyleta
Rodney Hilton Library, Room 335, Arts Building (R16)
Shakespeare Institute events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes at the Shakespeare Institute

Dr Simon Smith

Room 134, Arts Building (R16)

School of History and Cultures

Department of African Studies and Anthropology events
 Time Event Location
2.00–2.30pm 

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in African Studies and Anthropology

Dr Benedetta Rossi 

Danford Room, Room 224, Arts Building (R16)

 
2.30–4.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in African Studies and Anthropology

Dr Benedetta Rossi 

Room 226, Arts Building (R16)

 

Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology events
 Time Event Location
2.00–2.30pm

Introduction to MA Antiquity

Dr Ruth Macrides

Peter Gelling Library, Room 315, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate study in Ancient History

Dr Andrew Bayliss

Room 310, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate programmes in Archaeology

Dr Henry Chapman 

CAHA Museum, Room 305, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research in Egyptology

Dr Tony Leahy

Room 331, Arts Building (R16)
2.30–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Byzantine Studies

Dr Ruth Macrides

Room 445, Arts Building (R16)
Department of History events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for distance learning MA programmes in History and Military History

Dr Daniel Whittingham

Room 441, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Global History 

Dr Lucie Ryzova

Room 433, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Modern British Studies

Dr Christopher Moores

Room 428, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for MA Contemporary History

Dr Simon Jackson 

Room 330, Arts Building (R16)
2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for MA West Midlands History

Dr Malcolm Dick

Room 320, Arts Building (R16)
Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Introduction to postgraduate study and research with the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage

Dr John Carman

Fage Library, Room 250, Arts Building (R16)

School of Languages, Culture, Art History and Music

School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music events

 Time Event Location

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Sexuality and Gender Studies

Dr Emma Foster

 

Room 322, 3rd Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies event

 Time Event Location

2.30-3.30pm

Drop-in session for MA Art History and Curating

Dr Claire Jones 

Lobby, Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14)

Department of Modern Languages events

 Time Event Location

12noon - 1pm 

Drop-in session for MA and research opportunities in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies and research in French Studies

Dr Berny Sèbe 

Room 305, Ashley Building (R17) 

2.00–3.00pm 

Drop-in session for MA Translation Studies

Dr Hilary Brown

Room 215 Ashley Building (R17) 

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Russian Studies

Dr Natasha Rulyova 

Room 317, Ashley Building (R17) 

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Hispanic Studies

Dr Conrad James

Room 110, Ashley Building (R17)

2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in German Studies

Dr Elystan Griffiths 

Room 207, Ashley Building (R17) 

3.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for research opportunities in Italian Studies

Dr Paolo de Ventura 

Room 313, Ashley Building (R17)

Department of Music events

 Time Event  Location

1.10 - 2.00pm

Barber lunchtime concert (Free admission)

Bel Canto: The Songs of Donizetti and Bellini

Barber Institute of Fine Arts (R14)

2.00–3.00pm 

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Music

Dr Eliot Bates

 
Room 421, Arts Building (R16) 

Department of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

Department of Philosophy events
 Time Event Location
2.00– 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate taught opportunities in Philosophy

Dr Will Davies 

Room 220, European Research Institute (G3)

 
2.00 - 4.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Philosophy

Dr Nikk Effingham

Room 160, European Research Institute (G3)

 

Department of Theology and Religion events
 TimeEvent  Location
12.00noon – 2.00pm

Dr Deryn Guest will be available on the study fair stand for enquiries relating to postgraduate research projects in Theology and Religion

Theology and Religion stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

2.00 - 2.45pm

Drop-in session for MA Holocaust and Genocide

Dr Isabel Wollaston

Room 249, European Research Institute (G3)
2.00– 3.00pm

Drop-in session for postgraduate programmes in Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies

Dr Wolfgang Vondey

 

Room 256, European Research Institute (G3)

2.00–3.00pm 

Drop-in session for postgraduate opportunities in Islamic Studies, Religion and Politics

Dr Katherine Brown

Room 253, European Research Institute (G3)


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