Postgraduate Open Week

College of Social Sciences - Postgraduate Open Week 

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 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 Social Sciences 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.

Birmingham Business School

Birmingham Business School events
Date  Time  Session Title  Session Description
Wednesday 19 November 09:00 - 10:00 Birmingham Business School: The Department of Economics (MSc) programmes Economics drop-in session for taught MSc programmes offering an opportunity to meet with some of our academics
Wednesday 19 November 09:00 - 10:00 Birmingham Business School: The Department of Management (MSc) programmes Management drop-in session for taught MSc programmes offering an opportunity to meet with some of our academics
Wednesday 19 November 10:00 - 11:00 Birmingham Business School: The Department of Finance (MSc) programmes Accounting & Finance drop-in session for taught MSc programmes offering an opportunity to meet with some of our academics
Wednesday 19 November 10:00 - 11:00 Birmingham Business School: The Department of Marketing (MSc) programmes Marketing drop-in session for taught MSc programmes offering an opportunity to meet with some of our academics
Wednesday 19 November 10:00 - 11:00 Birmingham Business School: Postgraduate Research (PGR)  Drop-in session for doctoral research (PhD) opportunities in Birmingham Business School
Wednesday 19 November 11:00 - 12:00 Careers in Business Drop-in session hosted by the Business School's dedicated postgraduate careers team offering information about careers support, skills sessions, careers development and networking
Wednesday 19 November 11:00 - 12:00 Birmingham Business School: MBA programmes MBA drop-in session offering an opportunity to meet with some of our academics
Saturday 21 November 09:00 - 10:00 Masters in Industrial Project Management

Why conventional methods of project management might be hindering more than helping project managers. And what to do instead.

This webinar will give an overview of current thinking on what drives the performance of major projects, and how our part-time, distance-learning, Masters programme helps equip tomorrow's project leaders with the tools and capabilities to help them to define and deliver successful projects.

School of Education

School of Education events
Date Time Session TitleSession Description
Wednesday 19 November 17:00 - 17:45

Education: Postgraduate Research Programmes

Zoom session for research programmes (PhD, MRes and MA by Research)
Wednesday 19 November 17:00 - 18:00

Education: Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs postgraduate taught programmes (distance programmes and campus based Autism)

Talk on Disability, Inclusion and Special Needs postgraduate taught programmes (distance programmes and campus-based Autism)
Wednesday 19 November 17:00 - 18:00

Education: Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate

Talk on Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate
Wednesday 19 November 17:00 - 18:00

Education: Campus-based postgraduate taught (MA/MEd) Education programmes (Non ITE/Non DISN Programmes)

Zoom session for campus-based postgraduate taught (MA/MEd) Education programmes (Non ITE/Non DISN Programmes)
Wednesday 19 November 17:00 - 18:00

Initial Teacher Education: Get Into Teaching

Talk lead by Head of the Department of Teacher Education, Frances Child, guest speaker Sajid Gulzar OBE and School Direct partners; this will be followed by a Q&A session.

Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) events
Date Time Session Title Session Description

Wednesday 19 November

17:30 - 18:00

International Relations/ICCS: Studying Postgraduate Politics and International Relations at the University of Birmingham: An introduction to POLSIS and the Institute for Conflict Cooperation and Security (ICCS)

Find out more about studying politics and conflict, cooperation and security. Join us for a brief presentation followed by a general question and answer session.

 

Wednesday 19 November

18:00 - 19:00

Break-out room for MA International Relations, MA Diplomacy, and MA International Security and Terrorism

Specialised breakout room to discuss MA International Relations, MA Diplomacy, and MA International Security and Terrorism

Institute of Local Government Studies

Institute of Local Government Studies events
Date Time Session TitleSession Description
Wednesday 19 November 09:00 - 10:00

Local Government Studies

Drop-in session for Local Government Studies

Wednesday 19 November 17:30 - 18:30

Local Government Studies

Drop-in session for Local Government Studies

International Development Department

International Development Department events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 19 November 17:30-18:30 Studying International Development at postgraduate level Find out more about our International Development Programmes at a postgraduate level

Political Science and International Studies

Political Science and International Studies events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 19 November 17:30 - 18:00 International Relations/ICCS: Studying Postgraduate Politics and International Relations at the University of Birmingham: An introduction to POLSIS and the Institute for Conflict Cooperation and Security (ICCS) Find out more about studying politics and conflict, cooperation and security. Join us for a brief presentation followed by a general question and answer session.
Wednesday 19 November 18:00 - 19:00 Break-out room for MA Politics and MA International Political Economy Specialised breakout room to discuss MA Politics and MA International Political Economy
Wednesday 19 November 18:00 - 19:00 Break-out room for MSc Political Psychology of International Relations and MSc Global Cooperation and Security Specialised breakout room to discuss MSc Political Psychology of International Relations and MSc Global Cooperation and Security.

Social Policy and Social Work

Social Policy and Social Work events
Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Monday 16 November  09:30-10:30

Social Policy: Drop-in session to studying

Find out more about our Postgraduate Social Policy Programmes at postgraduate level
Wednesday 19 November 16:30 - 17:30

Drop-in session for research programmes in the School of Social Policy

Join this drop-in session to find out more about undertaking a doctorate in the School of Social Policy
Wednesday 19 November 16:30 - 17:30

Introduction to studying Social Work at Birmingham

Find out more about our Postgraduate Social Work Programmes at postgraduate taught level

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