Postgraduate Open Day

College of Medical and Dental Sciences - Postgraduate Open Day Wednesday 22 November 2017

MDS labThe College of Medical and Dental Sciences (MDS) is a major international centre for research and education. The College provides an impressive portfolio of graduate-entry, postgraduate taught and research programmes. Programmes at all levels are delivered by some of the UK’s most respected clinicians and health professionals, providing you with the best possible learning experience in one of the UK’s largest and most diverse healthcare regions.

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 Medical and Dental Sciences below. 

Please note: staff from the School of Dentistry will not be available at the Open Day. For more information please visit: www.birmingham.ac.uk/dentalpractice-distance

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. 

Graduate Entry Medicine (GEC)

Events for Graduate Entry Medicine (GEC) - 4 year MBChB programme 
 Time  Event  Location

2.00 - 2.45pm 

Course overview

Dr Shilpa Purandare 

Meet at Reception, Medical School (B1)

3.00 - 3.45pm

Meet the Graduate Entry Medicine students and tour the facilities.

Meet at Reception, Medical School (B1)

Physician Associate Studies

Physician Associate Studies events
 Time Event Location
1.00 - 2.00pm

Opportunity to talk to admissions tutor, Kirsten Gipson, and current Physician Associate students.

Report to Reception, Medical School (B1)

Bioinformatics (New programme)

Events to introduce MSc Bioinformatics
 Time Event Location
12.00noon - 2.00pm

Bioinformatics MSc

Prof Jean Baptiste Cazier and Prof Ben Brown

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
2.45–3.30pm   Overview of courses in the School of Biosciences, including our Bioinformatics MSc  Room WG04, Biosciences Building (R27)
2.00–4.00pm  Bioinformatics MSc - meet and greet with refreshments Room R320a, Haworth Building (Y2)

Masters Courses

Events for Masters Courses in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
 Time  Event  Location
12.00noon - 2.00pm

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc, MSc Advanced Prectice in Healthcare (Global) & MRes Clinical Health Research

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

12.00noon - 2.00pm 

Cancer Sciences MRes

Dr Roger Watson

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

 

12.00noon - 2.00pm

Immunology and Immunotherapy MSc

Dr William Jenkinson and Dr Nick Jones

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

12.00noon - 2.00pm

Masters in Public Health programmes

Paul Fisher

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
12.00noon - 2.00pm

Musculoskeletal Ageing and Health MSc

Dr Simon Wyn Jones

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
12.00noon - 2.00pm

Trauma Science MSc

Dr Zubair Ahmed

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
12.00noon - 2.00pm

Biomedical Research: Integrative and Translational MRes

Dr Andrew Coney and Dr Kevin Whitehead

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
2.00–4.00pm

Pharmaceutical Enterprise MSc

Professor Nick Barnes

Report to Reception, Medical School (B1)
2.00–4.00pm

Health Economics and Econometrics MSc and Health Economics and Health Policy MSc

Dr Pelham Barton

Report to Health Economics Unit, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Y16)

2.30 and 3.00pm

Tour of Medical School facilities with current Masters students. Meet at Reception, Medical School (B1)
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) - the ambassadors conducting the tour of the Medical School can escort you to the café.

Postgraduate Research

Events for postgraduate research at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
 Time Event  Location
12.00noon–2.00pm

Information on Postgraduate Research

MDS stand, Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

2.30–3.30pm

Tour of Medical School facilities with current doctoral researchers.

Meet at Reception, Medical School (B1)
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) - the ambassadors conducting the tour of the Medical School can escort you to the café.


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