Postgraduate Open Day

College of Social Sciences - Postgraduate Open Day Wednesday 22 November 2017

coss-opendayGenerating new knowledge about society and transferring this in ways that improve wellbeing is central to all the work undertaken in this research-led college. Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 members of professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields.

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 Social Sciences 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.  

University Graduate School

University Graduate School events
 Time  Event  Location
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 Business School

Birmingham Business School events
 Time  Event  Location
12.00noon–2.00pm

Prospective MBA candidates please visit the Study Fair in the Great Hall for more information on the MBA programme at Birmingham Business School. 

Birmingham Business School stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

1.30–3.30pm 

Drop-in session for taught MSc programmes, offering an opportunity to meet with some of our programme directors, academics, current students and the Careers in Business team. 

You will also have the opportunity to have a tour of our brand new Alan Walters Building. 

Room G11, Alan Walters Building (R29)

 

1.30–3.30pm 

Introduction to doctoral research (PhD) opportunities in the School.

Room G11, Alan Walters Building (R29)

School of Education

School of Education events
 Time Event  Location
2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate

Room G11, School of Education (R19) 
2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for research programmes (PhD, MRes , EdD and MA by Research)

Rooms 406 and 421, School of Education (R19) 
2.00–4.00pm Drop-in session for postgraduate taught programmes Room 115, School of Education (R19) 
2.00–4.00pm 

Drop-in session for Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Room 410A, School of Education (R19) 
2.00–4.00pm

Drop-in session for training in the area of Education (Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs)

Room 110, School of Education, (R19) 
1.30– 2.00pm

An Introduction to Initial Teacher Education 

Room G33, School of Education, (R19) 
2.00– 2.30pm 

Drop-in session for Primary Initial Teacher Training (PGDipEd and School Direct)

Room 224, School of Education (R19) 
2.00– 2.30pm Drop-in session for Secondary Initial Teacher Training (university and School Direct routes) Room G38, School of Education (R19) 

Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Studying in the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

Room 427, 4th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

 

Institute of Local Government Studies

Institute of Local Government Studies events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm

Drop-in session for Local Government Studies

Room 545, 5th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

 

 

International Development Department

International Development Department events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm Studying International Development at postgraduate level Room 112, 1st Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

Political Science and International Studies

Political Science and International Studies events
 Time Event Location
2.00–3.00pm Introduction to studying Politics at postgraduate level  Room 417, 4th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

Social Policy and Social Work

Social Policy and Social Work events
 Time Event Location
2.00 - 2.30pm

Introduction to studying Social Work at Birmingham

Julie Jones

714/715, 7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)
2.30 - 3.00pm

Introduction to studying Social Policy at Birmingham

Dr Matthew Bennett

 
714/715, 7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21) 
3.00 - 3.30pm

 Drop-in session for research degrees in the School

Professor Jerry Tew and Dr Nicola Gale

714/715, 7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21)

If you are looking for schedules of our other colleges, you can find them here: