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Visit our Postgraduate Open Day

Join us on campus to find out more about our Masters, research, and short course opportunities.

Discover why we are we are the UK university most targeted by top graduate employers ('Graduate Market in 2024' High Fliers report) at our on-campus Postgraduate Open Day. Hear first-hand from our staff and students about studying a Masters, a research degree or continuing your professional education.

A University of Birmingham degree is a valuable asset, creating networks, experiences and opportunities which will help you in the future. Whether you want to widen your skills base, further your knowledge and boost your career prospects or even change careers, we have over 600 taught postgraduate programmes, a wealth of world-leading research opportunities and a growing portfolio of short courses to choose from.

Saturday 22 June 2024

Our Postgraduate Open Day is taking place on Saturday 22 June 2024. There will also be an Undergraduate Open Day taking place on this date meaning campus may be busier than usual. You will only be able to book sessions for the Postgraduate Open Day on the below form.

Book your sessions

You can book sessions by using the embedded form below. On the second page, you will be able to filter sessions by tag or by keyword search, such as your subject of interest, level of study or by College.

Your Guide to Postgraduate Open Days

We have created a simple guide for you to use in preparation for your visit to campus, including travel advice and guidance on managing your booking, as well as information on what to expect on the day. If you have any issues making your booking or have any questions about what to do next, our guide has useful FAQs to help you in each step.

6 reasons why you should visit our Postgraduate Open Day...

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1. Tour our campus and facilities

Our Postgraduate Open Day will be taking place on our beautiful 267-acre Edgbaston campus so you will be able to explore and get a feeling for what life at Birmingham may be like. You can choose to take a guided postgraduate campus tour to see highlights of the campus as well as key locations for our postgraduate students. Some of our subject facilities will also be open for you to explore on a bookable tour, such as our School of Computer Science, the Medical School, the Barber Institute of Fine Art and many more!

2. Discover your scholarship and funding options

We have over £2 million's worth of scholarships to support you during your postgraduate studies, such as our £1,500 Postgraduate Progression Award; £2,000 Birmingham Masters Scholarship; £4,000 Postgraduate Access Scholarship; and £10,000 Data Science and AI Conversion Scholarships. We will be holding funding talks on the options available to you at both Masters and PhD level, and our student ambassadors will be able to talk to you about how their scholarships have helped them throughout their studies.

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3. Meet our Birmingham academics

Our academics will be available to discuss the research and programmes you’re interested in, including modules, course structure and suitability in relation to your previous experience. You can choose to: attend a subject talk to hear more about your programme; visit our academics at a subject drop-in stand; or even book a one-to-one appointment with them to ask any question you may have about postgraduate study at Birmingham.

4. Hear first-hand from current students

Our student ambassadors will share their personal experience of being a postgraduate with you, and can answer your questions about their course, the postgraduate community and life at Birmingham. As they are all current students, our ambassadors are some of the best people to talk to and hear why they decided that the University of Birmingham was the best place for them and their studies.

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5. Discover our short courses

Whether you wish to up-skill for a new career, or to simply study something you love, our Microcredentials, Skills Bootcamps and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses offer the perfect opportunity for flexible study. With £3.8 million's worth of scholarships, you can visit us to find out more about our range of partially- and fully-funded programmes.

6. Get advice from Student Support teams

Our Admissions staff can assist you with questions on your application, while our Careers and Funding teams will deliver presentations and advice on what may be available to you. If you're intending to live in student accommodation, you can gain advice from our Accommodation team whether you wish to live in University-owned or privately-owned accommodation.

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