Postgraduate Open Week

College of Arts and Law - Postgraduate Open Week

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 Week 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.

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

Please note: Don't forget about our central support sessions, which may be happening on different dates. Please see our central schedule of events for support sessions which may be taking place on another day during our Open Week.

College of Arts and Law General Events

College of Arts and Law General Events
Date  Time  Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March

14:00 - 15:00

Postgraduate Research by Distance Learning in the College of Arts and Law

Postgraduate research distance learning opportunities in the College of Arts and Law
Wednesday 10 March

16:00 - 17:00

Masters research programmes in the College of Arts and Law

Find out more about our Master-level research programmes, including MRes and MA by Research
Friday 12 March

12:00 - 12:45

The Postgraduate Research Student Experience in the College of Art and Law

Find out more about out the experience of postgraduate researchers in the College of Arts and Law

Birmingham Law School

Birmingham Law School Events
Date  Time  Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 16:00 - 17:00 Trailblazing with MSc Responsible Data Science – Maths and Law is the future and it’s time to embrace it… Scared of maths and programming? First-hand advice from our panel of experts who made the jump into law and data science and how you can do the same with the MSc in Responsible Data Science
Wednesday 10 March 18:00 - 19:00 An Introduction to the LLM at Birmingham Law School Welcome talk and introduction to studying a postgraduate Masters within Birmingham Law School
Thursday 11 March 16:00 - 17:00 An Introduction to Law Postgraduate Research courses at Birmingham Law School Welcome talk and introduction to postgraduate research opportunities within Birmingham Law School

Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

Department of Drama and Theatre Arts events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Thursday 11 March 11:00 - 11:45

Postgraduate Research in Drama Drop in Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Drama and Theatre Studies

Department of English Language and Linguistics

Department of English Language and Linguistics events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 14:00 - 15:00

Introduction to a Masters in English Language and Linguistics (Distance Learning)

Welcome talk and introduction to Distance Learning programmes within the department of English Language and Linguistics
Thursday 11 March 12:00 - 13:00

Introduction to a Masters in English Language and Linguistics (Campus Programmes)

Welcome talk and introduction to campus based programmes within the department of English Language and Linguistics
Friday 12 March 10:00 - 10:45 Postgraduate Research in English Language and Applied Linguistics Drop In Session
Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in English Language and Applied Linguistics

Department of English Literature

Department of English Literature events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 11:00 - 11:45

Postgraduate Research in English Literature Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in English Literature
Thursday 11 March 15:00 - 16:00

Introduction to a Masters in English Literature

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Department of English Literature

Department of Film and Creative Writing

Department of Film and Creative Writing events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 13:00 - 14:00

Introduction to Masters in Film Studies

Welcome talk and introduction to the MA Film and Television: Research and Production
Thursday 11 March 14:00 - 14:45

Postgraduate Research in Film and Creative Writing Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Film and Creative Writing
Friday 12 March 15:00 - 16:00

Introduction to a Masters in Creative Writing

Welcome talk and introduction to the MA Creative Writing

School of History and Cultures

Department of African Studies and Anthropology
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Thursday 11 March 14:00 - 15:00

Introduction to Masters in African Studies

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Department of African Studies and Anthropology
Thursday 11 March 16:00 - 16:45

Postgraduate Research in African Studies Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in African Studies
Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
Date Time Session Title Location
Wednesday 10 March 13:00 - 14:00

Introduction to a Masters in Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Welcome talk and introduction to the department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
Thursday 11 March 16:00 - 16:45

Postgraduate Research in Classics and Ancient History Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Classics and Ancient History
Friday 12 March 13;00 - 13:45

Postgraduate Research in Archaeology Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Archaeology
Friday 12 March 15:00 - 15:45

Postgraduate Research in Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies
Department of History
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 11:00 - 12:00

Introduction to a Masters in History

Welcome talk and introduction to the department of History
Thursday 11 March 10:00 - 10:45

Postgraduate Research in History Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in History
Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 14:00 - 15:00

Introduction to Masters in Heritage

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
   

Postgraduate Research in Cultural Heritage

Please note: There is no online session for postgraduate research in Cultural Heritage.

For any enquiries related to postgraduate research in Cultural Heritage, please contact the admissions tutor John Carman.

School of Languages, Culture, Art History and Music

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies events

Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March

12:00 - 12:45

Postgraduate Research in History of Art Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in History of Art

Wednesday 10 March 16:00 - 17:00

Introduction to a Masters in History of Art

Welcome talk and introduction to the department of History of Art

Department of Modern Languages events

Date Time Session TitleSession Description
Thursday 11 March

10:00 - 11:00

Introduction to a Masters in Modern Languages

Welcome talk and introduction to the department of Modern Languages

Thursday 11 March

13:00 - 13:45

Postgraduate Research in Modern Languages Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Modern Languages

Department of Music events

Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Friday 12 March

10:00 - 10:45

Postgraduate Research in Music Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Music
Friday 12 March

13:00 - 14:00

Introduction to a Masters in Music

Welcome talk and introduction to the department of Music

Sexuality, Gender Studies and Cultures events

Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Thursday 11 March

11:00 - 12:00

Introduction to Postgraduate Research in Sexuality and Gender Studies

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Sexuality and Gender Studies

Department of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

Department of Philosophy events
Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 13:00-13:45

Postgraduate Research in Philosophy Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Philosophy

Thursday 11 March 13:00 - 14:00

Introduction to a Masters in Philosophy

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Department of Philosophy

Department of Theology and Religion events
Date TimeSession TitleSession Description
Thursday 11 March

15:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Masters in Theology and Religion

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Department of Theology and Religion

Thursday 11 March

16:00 - 17:00

Introduction to the MPA Faith Based Leadership

Welcome talk and introduction to the new MPA Faith Based Leadership

Friday 12 March 14:00 - 14:45

Postgraduate Research in Theology and Religion Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Theology and Religion

Friday 12 March 14:00 - 14:45

Postgraduate Research in Practical Theology Drop In Session

Drop-in session for the Practical Theology Doctorate programme

Shakespeare Institute

Department of Drama and Theatre Arts events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 10:00 - 10:45

Postgraduate Research in Shakespeare Studies Drop In Session

Drop-in session for postgraduate research opportunities in Shakespeare Studies
Wednesday 10 March 10:00 - 11:00

Introduction to the Shakespeare Institute

Welcome talk and introduction to study for a postgraduate Masters within the Shakespeare Institute

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