Postgraduate Open Week

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Postgraduate Open Week

eps-opendayThe College of Engineering and Physical Sciences offers postgraduate students the opportunity to join our international community and share in our remarkable research. The College covers a broad range of world-leading research, from atoms to astronomy, computers to cars, and robots to robust materials. Our goal is to transform our understanding of the world to make life easier, healthier and more sustainable.

Our Postgraduate Open Week gave 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.

You can now watch back the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences sessions from our online Postgraduate Open Week. Please follow the links below to watch your chosen sessions again.

Please note: You can also watch back our central support sessions. 

School of Chemical Engineering

School of Chemical Engineering events
Date  Time Session Title  Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 10:00 - 11:00

Engineering: MSc Global Energy Technologies and Systems programme overview

This course provides both the understanding of how energy systems are changing, and what technologies will be important in the future. A challenge-driven programme sits alongside internationally-recognised innovation at the Birmingham Energy Institute that spans fundamental research through to industrial application. Speak with the Programme Director and colleagues about the course and entry requirements.
Thursday 11 March 12:00 - 13:00

Chemical Engineering: Advanced Chemical Engineering programmes

Learn about MSc programmes in advanced chemical engineering topics, from the school of chemical engineering. Dr Tim Overton, the school MSc director, will outline our MSc programmes that key into our world-leading research areas – energy, formulation, and healthcare technology – and explore the range of optional modules available.
Saturday 13 March 13:00 - 13:45

Food Safety, Hygiene and Management programme overview

Dr Helen Onyeaka the programme director will deliver an introduction to MSc in Food Safety and Management course followed by a Q&A session with Anshul Sharma (current student) and Sheneka Royal (former student)

Department of Civil Engineering and Railway Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering and Railway Engineering events
Date Time Session Title Session Description
Thursday 11 March 13:00 - 14:00 Engineering: Postgraduate study in Civil Engineering Find out more about the programme offering in the Department of Civil Engineering.
Friday 12 March 12:00 - 13:00 Engineering: Advanced Engineering Management programmes overview Find out more about the Advanced Engineering Management programmes
Friday 12 March 13:00 - 14:00 Railway Systems: MSc study in Railways Find out more about our Rail programme offering

Department of Computer Science

  
Department of Computer Science events
Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Saturday 13 March 10:00 - 11:00 Computer Science: MSc Human Computer Interaction programme overview Find out more about studying MSc Human Computer Interaction at the University of Birmingham. We will give an overview and teaching approaches of the programme, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 11:00 - 12:00 Computer Science: MSc Robotics programme overview Find out more about studying MSc Robotics at the University of Birmingham from our Programme Director Dr Mohan Sridharan. Dr Sridharan will give an overview and teaching approaches of the programme, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 12:00 - 13:00 Computer Science: MSc Computer Science programme overview Discover more about studying MSc Computer Science at the University of Birmingham. We will provide an overview of the programme, and special)teaching methods this year, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 12:00 - 13:00 Computer Science: MSc Advanced Computer Science programme overview Find out more about studying MSc Advanced Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, from our Programme Director Dr Rajesh Chitnis. Dr Chitnis will provide an overview of the programme, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 13:00 - 14:00 Computer Science: MSc Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning programme overview Find out more about studying MSc Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning at the University of Birmingham from our Programme Director Professor Peter Tino. Professor Tino will provide an overview of the programme, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 13:00 - 14:00 Computer Science: MSc Data Science programme overview Discover more about studying MSc Data Science at the University of Birmingham from our Programme Director Dr Leandro Minku. Dr Minku will provide an overview of the programme, and you will have the opportunity to talk to our staff and MSc student ambassadors and ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 14:00 - 15:00 Computer Science: MSc Cyber Security programme overview Find out more about studying MSc Cyber Security at the University of Birmingham from our programme director Dr David Oswald. Dr Oswald will provide an overview of the programme and you will have the opportunity to ask questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 14:00 - 15:00 Computer Science: Research degrees in Computer Science Find out more about studying research in Computer Science from our Director of Research, Dr Peter Hancox. Dr Hancox wiill provide an overview of studying research in computer science and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions after the talk in the Q&A.
Saturday 13 March 15:00 - 16:00 Computer Science: Student Ambassador General Q&A Join our Student Recruitment Officer and current MSc student ambassadors for an open Q&A session, where you will get the chance to ask specific student-based questions. Our ambassadors will be happy to answer questions about student life, or specific programmes.

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering events
Date TimeSession Title Session Description
Thursday 11 March 12:00 - 13:00 Engineering: Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering programmes overview Find out more about the programme offering in the Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering.

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics events
Date Time Session TitleSession Description
Wednesday 10 March 14:00 - 15:00 Mathematics: Postgraduate programmes overview An introduction to the MSc programmes and Research Degrees in the School of Mathematics
Wednesday 10 March 15:00 - 16:00 Mathematics: MSc Applied Mathematics programme overview Learn about the MSc in Applied Mathematics at the University of Birmingham
Thursday 11 March 10:00 -  11:00 Mathematics: MSc Financial Engineering programme overview Learn about the MSc in Financial Engineering at the University of Birmingham
Friday 12 March 10:00 - 11:00 Mathematics: MSc Mathematical Finance programme overview Mathematical Finance is a multidisciplinary field that involves the application of economic theory, mathematics, statistics and computer programming skills, to analyse and manage financial opportunities. The MSc Programme Mathematical Finance at the University of Birmingham provides knowledge and skills that will enable students to apply their quantitative training to financial analysis, whilst providing the flexibility to tailor the degree with optional modules in areas that interest students. This session will provide useful information about this exciting MSc Programme.
Friday 12 March 11:00 - 12:00 Mathematics: MSc Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics (MORSE) programme overview Learn about the MSc in MORSE at the University of Birmingham
Saturday 13 March 11:00-12:15 Mathematics: PhDs in Mathematics, what's it like? Chris Parker will introduce the research areas for PhD study in Birmingham. Following this Cara Neal and Amarja Kathapurkar will give their perspectives on what it's like to study and do the research towards a PhD in mathematics in Birmingham.

School of Materials Science and Engineering

School of Materials Science and Engineering
Date TimeSession TitleSession Description
Friday 12 March 11:00 - 12:00 Materials Science and Engineering programme overview Introduction to the Materials Science and Engineering MSc programme

Department of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering events
Date TimeSession TitleSession Description
Thursday 11 March 12:00 - 13:00 Engineering: Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme overview Find out about the Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme and module options available.

Nuclear Education

Nuclear Education events
Date Time Event Location
Friday 12 March 14:00 - 15:00

Nuclear postgraduate courses at the University of Birmingham

The presentation will go into the context of Nuclear MSc courses for study at the University of Birmingham. It will include content on the programmes themselves, some nuclear industry context, and the potential opportunities for students after completion.

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