Postgraduate Open Week

College of Medical and Dental Sciences - Postgraduate Open Week

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 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 Medical and Dental 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.

Postgraduate Masters programmes

Events for Postgraduate Masters programmes in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Date  Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 11:00 - 12:00 Introduction to Drug Discovery and Development (PGCert) Find out more about Drug Discovery & Development from Dr Simon Jones, our programme lead. Designed with input from leading pharmaceutical industries, the PGCert Drug Discovery and Development provides comprehensive training in the drug discovery and development process. There will be a live Q&A session after the programme presentation.
Wednesday 10 March 11:00 - 12:00 Introduction to MSc Nursing Join Dr Christopher Wagstaff to find out more about our MSc Nursing programme. This two-year postgraduate programme leads to eligibility to register as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery council in either adult nursing, mental health nursing, or children's nursing. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentation.
Wednesday 10 March 12:00 - 13:00 Introduction to MRes Cancer Sciences Join Dr Elena Odintsova & Dr Claire Shannon-Lowe to find out more about our MRes Cancer Sciences programme, designed to offer life and biomedical science graduates the opportunity to gain research training through practical experience in a leading cancer research centre. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentation.
Wednesday 10 March 16:00 - 17:00 Introduction to MSc Respiratory Medicine Join Dr Alice Turner to find out more about our MSc Respiratory Medicine programme. This taught programme provides you with an overview of common conditions in respiratory medicine. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentation.
Wednesday 10 March 16:00 - 17:00 Introduction to Clinical Trials Find out more about our MSc Clinical Trials programme from our Training & Education Leads for Clinical Trials, Dr Sara Brookes and Mrs Razia Meer-Baloch. There will be a live presentation plus the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session afterwards.
Thursday 11 March 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to MSc Genomic Medicine Find out more about Birmingham’s Genomic Medicine Programme from Dr Andrew Bell our programme lead. The course aims to equip students with a multi-disciplinary perspective on genomics, providing an ideal career development pathway for clinicians and scientists working in the health service who wish to learn more about genomics. There will be a live Q&A session after the programme presentation.
Thursday 11 March 11:00 - 12:00 Introduction Master in Public Health Join Dr Derek Ward to find out more about our Master In Public Health programme - a multidisciplinary programme in Public Health designed to provide academic training to professionals currently working in or wish to work in the Public Health field. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentation.
Thursday 11 March 12:00 - 14:00 Introduction to MSc Health Economics & Econometrics and MSc Health Economics & Health Policy Join Dr Louise Jackson & Dr Patrick Moore to find out more about our MSc Health Economics & Econometrics and MSc Health Economics & Health Policy programmes. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentations.
Thursday 11 March 14:00 - 15:00 Introduction to MSc Health Data Science Find out more about MSc Health Data Science, a new, bespoke programme for future health data scientists, enabling them to perform analyses and develop novel tools and methods for this rapidly growing field.
Friday 12 March 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to MSc Immunology & Immunotherapy Join Dr Nick Jones to find out more about our MSc Immunology & Immunotherapy programme. This programme is delivered by world leaders at the forefront of immunology and immunotherapy research, each with an internationally renowned research group. There will be the opportunity to ask questions which will be answered in a live Q&A after the programme presentation.
Saturday 13 March 11:00 - 13:00  Developing Your Healthcare Career with Postgraduate Study This webinar will give you an opportunity to find out more about our postgraduate programmes in Advanced Clinical Practice, Advanced Practice in Healthcare (International) and Clinical Health Research (MRes).  These programmes are suitable for Nurses, Midwives, Physiotherapists and other allied health professionals.
 

Postgraduate Research programmes

Events for Postgraduate Masters programmes in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Date  Time Session Title Session Description
Wednesday 10 March 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to the Integrated PhD Life Sciences Doctoral Training Programme (iDTP) An opportunity to find out more about the Integrated PhD Life Sciences Doctoral Training Programme (iDTP) from Dr Helen McGettrick, our programme director. This specialist, unique four-year programme has been created to train the next generation of leading international scientists and clinicians in all aspects of human life science. There will be a live Q&A session after the programme presentation.
Wednesday 10 March 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to Postgraduate Research in Medical & Dental Sciences A drop in session to explore options in postgraduate research in medical & dental sciences with Karen Carter, our Postgraduate Manager.

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