POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY - Saturday 24 November 2018 Aston Webb Building, Edgbaston Campus, Birmingham, B15 2TT - University of Birmingham

 
POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY - Saturday 24 November 2018 Aston Webb Building, Edgbaston Campus, Birmingham, B15 2TT - University of Birmingham
POSTGRADUATE
OPEN DAY
Saturday
24 November 2018
Aston Webb Building,
Edgbaston Campus,
Birmingham, B15 2TT

                       Supported by
POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY - Saturday 24 November 2018 Aston Webb Building, Edgbaston Campus, Birmingham, B15 2TT - University of Birmingham
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                                                       (THE TIMES GOOD UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2019)

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      CONTENTS
      Welcome to the University of Birmingham               3
      How to make the most of your day                      4
      Plan your day                                         5
      Why not visit...?                                     6
      Postgraduate Study Fair and Advice Lounge             9
      Subject-specific events
      College of Arts and Law                              10
      College of Engineering and Physical Sciences         14
      College of Life and Environmental Sciences           17
      College of Medical and Dental Sciences               20
      College of Social Sciences                           22
      Refreshments                                         25
      Want to find out more?                               26
      Edgbaston Campus map                                 27
      Getting to the Open Day                       Back cover
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WELCOME TO THE
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
Our Open Day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts,
discover more about the wide range of postgraduate taught and                                                                       @UNIBIRMINGHAM
research opportunities available at Birmingham, and expand your
                                                                                                                                      #HELLOBRUM
knowledge in your chosen field.

REGISTRATION                                        LOST OR HAVE A QUESTION?                            SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
All visitors need to check in on the day in         Information booths, staffed by our students,        Please contact us in advance if you have any
order to receive their welcome pack, which          can be found at entrances and in the centre         special requirements. Visitors with disabilities
will include a printed version of this programme.   of our campus. Our Postgraduate ambassadors,        should get in touch so we can provide a
In order to join the fast track for this, please    easily identifiable in bright blue tops, are also   mobility map and make suitable parking
pre-register online so that we can email            available all day on campus to help you find        arrangements for you. Call 0121 414 7136
you your ticket:                                    your way around.                                    or email: pgopenday@contacts.bham.ac.uk
www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

You will need to bring a copy of your ticket,
                                                    IN AN EMERGENCY                                     GET ONLINE ON CAMPUS
which will contain a QR code, with you (either
on paper or on your mobile device) to check         Contact the nearest member of University staff.     Network: open day
in at Aston Webb Reception (R6).                    First aid assistance can be found in the Great      Password: uniofbham
                                                    Hall, Aston Webb Building. You can also
                                                    contact 0121 414 4444.
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    HOW TO MAKE                                                                                           CAMPUS TOURS DEPART FROM
                                                                                                          ASTON WEBB RECEPTION ON THE

    THE MOST OF YOUR DAY
                                                                                                          HOUR AND HALF-PAST THE HOUR.
                                                                                                          THESE LAST AROUND 45 MINUTES.

                                                                                                         PLEASE MAKE YOUR WAY TO
    We’re sure you’ll have a great day finding out about all the                                         ASTON WEBB RECEPTION (R6)
    opportunities we have to offer. Please also check the full,                                          WHEN YOU ARRIVE ON CAMPUS
    subject-specific, schedule of talks and events on the following                                      SO THAT WE CAN CHECK YOU IN
    pages when planning your day (pages 10–24).                                                          AND GIVE YOU YOUR WELCOME PACK.

       TIME                                               EVENT                                          LOCATION
        9.30am–2.00pm                                    Registration                                    Reception, Aston Webb Building (R6)

        9.30am–3.00pm                                    Refreshments                                    The Bramall (R12), First Floor

        10.00–10.15am                                    Welcome                                         Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)

        10.00am–12.00noon                                Postgraduate Study Fair and Advice Lounge       Great Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)

                                                         Campus Tours: these run on the hour and         Departing from Reception,
        10.00am–2.00pm
                                                         half-past the hour, lasting around 45 minutes   Aston Webb Building (R6)

                                                         Subject specific talks and events
        10.00am–3.00pm                                                                                   University of Birmingham Campus
                                                         (see pages 10–24)

        10.15–10.45am                                    Funding Talk (PhD)                              Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)

                                                         Insider Secrets for Postgraduate
        10.45am–12.00noon                                Researchers (suitable for MRes and PhD          Meet in Costa, The Bramall (R12)
                                                         applicants) at Westmere (G15)

        11.00–11.30am                                    Funding Talk (Masters)                          Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)

                                                         The Postgraduate Community at Birmingham:
        11.30am–12.00noon                                                                                Aston Webb Building, WG12 (R4)
                                                         Student Life, Support and Accommodation

                                                         Introduction to Writing a PhD Research
        12.00noon–1.00pm                                                                                 Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)
                                                         Proposal and Impact Statement

        1.00–2.00pm                                      Teacher Training Talk                           Aston Webb Building, WG12 (R4)

        1.15pm–1.45pm                                    Funding Talk (PhD)                              Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)

        2.00–2.30pm                                      Funding Talk (Masters)                          Aston Webb Lecture Theatre (R7)

    CHAT WITH OUR STUDENT AMBASSADORS                                                                    INTERESTED IN FINDING OUT
                                                                                                         ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS? VISIT
    Join us for a cup of tea or coffee in The Bramall (First Floor) from 9.00am–3.00pm and chat with
    our postgraduate ambassadors about their experience at the University of Birmingham.
                                                                                                         WWW.BIRMINGHAM.AC.UK/
                                                                                                         PGSCHOLARSHIPS
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PLAN
YOUR DAY
TIME         YOUR DAY

 9.30am

 10.00am

 10.30am

 11.00am

 11.30am

 12.00noon

 12.30pm

 1.00pm

 1.30pm

 2.00pm

 2.30pm

 3.00pm
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    WHY NOT                                 R14 ON CAMPUS MAP                               G12 ON CAMPUS MAP

    VISIT...?
                                            The Barber Institute of Fine Arts               Winterbourne House and Garden
                                            Major works from Botticelli to Van Gogh adorn   Open 10.30am–4.00pm, Winterbourne
                                            our award-winning art gallery. Admission is     House is set within seven acres of tranquil
                                            free and opening hours are 11.00am–5.00pm,      botanic gardens. Entry is free for prospective
                                            so pop in if you have half an hour to spare.    students with their Open Day ticket and £1
                                                                                            for their guests.

    THE BARBER
    INSTITUTE
    OF FINE ARTS
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R4 ON CAMPUS MAP
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Enabling visitors to explore life over the past 3.5 billion years, the Lapworth Museum showcases
exceptional objects from one of the UK’s most outstanding geological collections, with state-of-the-art
galleries and a range of innovative and interactive exhibits – all completely free of charge.

From rocks and fossils to volcanoes, earthquakes, and even dinosaurs, the Museum captures
the imagination of all ages. Open 12.00noon–5.00pm.
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POSTGRADUATE STUDY FAIR
AND ADVICE LOUNGE
                                                                                                                                        10.00AM–12.00NOON, GREAT HALL,
                                                                                                                                        ASTON WEBB BUILDING (R6)

Our Study Fair and Advice Lounge offer the fantastic opportunity
to talk to representatives from all of the University’s colleges and
support networks. You can learn about the variety of services and
exciting experiences that are available to our vibrant postgraduate
community at Birmingham.

                          International             Library                                                                  Disability, Learning Support, Counselling and Guidance

                   FIRE EXIT                                                                                                                                      FIRE EXIT

                                                                                                                                                                        Music

                                                                                                                                                                 Art History, Curating
                                                                                                                                                                  and Visual Studies
            University of Birmingham Sport

                                                                                                               Physics and Astronomy                             Modern Languages
                                                                       Applied Health
                                                                                                                 (including Nuclear)
                                Business                                                                                                                             Philosophy
                                                                    Biomedical Science                            Computer Science

                               Economics                                                                                                                        Theology and Religion
                                                    College of            Dentistry                            Mechanical Engineering
                                                     Medical
                                Education           and Dental                                                                                                 Drama and Theatre Arts
                                                                                                               Electronic, Electrical and
                                                     Sciences             Medicine
                                                                                                                 Systems Engineering
                       International Development                                                                                                              Film and Creative Writing
                                                                          Nursing                                Railway Engineering
                                                                                                 College of
       College                                                                                                                                 College of
                         Political Science and                                                  Engineering
       of Social                                                                                                                                Arts and      The Shakespeare Institute
                         International Studies                           Pharmacy               and Physical       Civil Engineering
       Sciences                                                                                                                                   Law
                                                                                                 Sciences
                         Institute for Conflict,
                       Cooperation and Security                                                                   Materials Science                               English Literature
                                 (ICCS)                                                                           and Engineering
                                                                    Geography, Earth and
                                                                   Environmental Sciences                                                                         English Language
                           Institute of Local                                                                   Chemical Engineering                               and Linguistics
                          Government Studies                                                                   (including Food Safety)
                                                    College of          Psychology                                                                                 African Studies
                                                     Life and                                                   Chemistry (including                              and Anthropology
                              Social Policy        Environmental
                                                                    Sport, Exercise and                         Physical Sciences for
                                                     Sciences                                                       Health CDT)
                                                                   Rehabilitation Sciences                                                                             History
                               Social Work
                                                                        Biosciences                                  Mathematics                              Classics, Ancient History
                                                                                                                                                                  and Archaeology

                                                                                                                                                               Ironbridge International
                                                                                         Admissions                                                         Institute for Cultural Heritage

                                                                                                                                                                         Law

                                                                                        Stands in the
                   FIRE EXIT                                                        Aston Webb Reception                                                          FIRE EXIT
                                                                                          The Guild
                                                                                           PGMSA
                                                                                         Guild Living
                                                                                            Living

              University
           Graduate School
                                                                                                                                                                      Careers

             Funding Advice
                Lounge

This plan is a guide only.
It is subject to change and not to scale.
                                                                                         Entrance
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     SUBJECT-SPECIFIC
     EVENTS

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                            EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                                        Postgraduate funding
                                                                        opportunities in the College of
        College of Arts and Law                                         Arts and Law – Professor Rilka     Lecture Room 2,
                                        11.30am–12.00noon
        Graduate School                                                 Dragneva-Lewers, Director of       Arts Building (R16)
                                                                        the College of Arts and Law
                                                                        Graduate School

                                                                        Introduction to
                                                                                                           Room 111,
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm                LLM programmes
                                                                                                           Law Building (R1)
                                                                        – Dr Jenny Papettas

                                                                        Introduction to the
                                                                                                           Room 112,
                                        12.15–1.00pm                    LLB for Graduates
                                                                                                           Law Building (R1)
                                                                        programme – David Rice
        Birmingham Law School

                                                                        Introduction to Law postgraduate
                                                                        research programmes
                                                                        – Dr Catherine Mitchell            Room 114,
                                        1.00–2.00pm
                                                                                                           Law Building (R1)
                                                                        This session will also include
                                                                        funding and application advice

                                        Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

        School of English,                                              Dr Caroline Radcliffe will be
        Drama and American                                              available on the stand at          Drama and Theatre Arts
        & Canadian Studies              10.00am–12.00noon               the Study Fair for enquiries       stand, Great Hall, Aston
                                                                        relating to postgraduate           Webb Building (R6)
                                                                        opportunities in Drama
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ACADEMIC SCHOOL      TIME                               EVENT                               LOCATION
                     Department of English Language and Linguistics

                                                        Dr Marcus Perlman will be
                                                        available on the stand at the
                                                                                            English Language and
                                                        Study Fair for enquiries relating
                     10.00am–12.00noon                                                      Linguistics stand, Great Hall,
                                                        to postgraduate research
                                                                                            Aston Webb Building (R6)
                                                        opportunities in English
                                                        Language and Linguistics

                                                        Introduction to postgraduate
                                                        taught opportunities in English
                     12.30–1.30pm                                                           Room 104, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        Language and Linguistics
                                                        – Robert Holland

                     Department of English Literature

                                                        Introduction to MA Literature
                     12.15–1.00pm                                                           Room 119, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        and Culture – Dr Chris Mourant
School of English,
Drama and American
                                                        Drop-in session for postgraduate
& Canadian Studies
                     1.00–2.00pm                        research in English Literature      Room 144, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        – Dr Matthew Ward

                     Department of Film and Creative Writing

                                                        Introduction to MA Film and
                     12.00noon–1.00pm                   Television: Research and            Room 103, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        Production – Dr Richard Langley

                                                        Introduction to postgraduate
                     1.00–2.00pm                        programmes in Creative Writing      Room 103, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        – Dr Luke Kennard

                     The Shakespeare Institute

                                                        Drop-in session for postgraduate
                     12.00noon–1.00pm                   programmes at The Shakespeare       Room 249, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        Institute – Dr Simon Smith

                     Department of African Studies and Anthropology

                                                        Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                                        programmes in African Studies
                     12.30–1.30pm                                                           Room 237, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        and Anthropology
                                                        – Dr Benedetta Rossi

                     Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

                                                        Introduction to MA Antiquity        CAHA Museum, Room 305,
School of History    12.00noon–12.30pm
                                                        – Dr Ruth Macrides                  Arts Building (R16)
and Cultures

                                                        Introduction to postgraduate
                                                        programmes in Archaeology           CAHA Museum, Room 305,
                     1.00–2.00pm
                                                        – Professor Henry Chapman           Arts Building (R16)
                                                        and Dr Roger White

                                                        Drop-in session for
                                                        postgraduate research
                     1.00–2.00pm                        opportunities in Byzantine          Room 445, Arts Building (R16)
                                                        Studies, Classics and Ancient
                                                        History – Dr Ruth Macrides
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       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                                EVENT                                 LOCATION
                                        Department of History

                                                                            Drop-in session for MA Global
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm                                                         Room 427, Arts Building (R16)
                                                                            History – Dr Sadiah Qureshi

                                                                            Drop-in session for MA History
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm                                                         Room 358, Arts Building (R16)
                                                                            of Warfare – Dr Adam Dighton

                                                                            Drop-in session for MA History
                                                                            by distance learning/MA Military
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm                                                         Room 321, Arts Building (R16)
                                                                            History by distance learning
                                                                            – Dr James Pugh

                                                                            Drop-in session for MA/MRes
                                        12.30–1.30pm                        Early Modern History                 Room 325, Arts Building (R16)
        School of History                                                   – Dr Jonathan Willis
        and Cultures
                                                                            Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                        12.30–1.30pm                        research opportunities in History    Room 429, Arts Building (R16)
                                                                            – Dr Jonathan Boff

                                                                            Drop-in session for MA               Foyer outside Arts main lecture
                                        1.00–2.00pm                         West Midlands History                theatre, first floor, Arts Building
                                                                            – Dr Malcolm Dick                    (R16)

                                        Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage

                                                                            Introduction to postgraduate
                                                                            study and research with the
                                                                                                                 Peter Gelling Library, Room
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm                    Ironbridge International Institute
                                                                                                                 315, Arts Building (R16)
                                                                            for Cultural Heritage
                                                                            – Dr John Carman

                                                                            Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                                                                                                 Room 417, Ashley Building
                                        12.30–1.30pm                        programmes in Sexuality and
                                                                                                                 (R17)
                                                                            Gender Studies – Dr Elliot Evans

                                        Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

                                                                            Student-led tour of The Barber
        School of Languages,                                                Institute of Fine Arts, where Art
        Cultures, Art History                                               History, Curating and Visual
                                                                                                                 Lobby, The Barber
        and Music                       12.00noon–1.00pm                    Studies teaching takes place.
                                                                                                                 Institute of Fine Arts (R14)
                                                                            The Barber houses an excellent
                                                                            and representative collection of
                                                                            post-medieval European art.

                                                                            Drop-in session for
                                                                            postgraduate programmes in           Lobby, The Barber Institute
                                        12.30–2.00pm
                                                                            Art History, Curating and Visual     of Fine Arts (R14)
                                                                            Studies – Dr Jutta Vinzent
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ACADEMIC SCHOOL         TIME                           EVENT                                LOCATION
                        Department of Modern Languages

                                                         Drop-in session for MA
                                                                                            Room 414,
                        12.15–1.15pm                     Translation Studies
                                                                                            Ashley Building (R17)
                                                         – Dr Emma Tyler

                                                         Drop-in session for
School of Languages,
                                                         postgraduate research              Room 121A,
Cultures, Art History   12.30–1.30pm
                                                         opportunities in Modern            Ashley Building (R17)
and Music
                                                         Languages – Dr Lorraine Ryan

                        Department of Music

                                                         Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                                                                            Room 214,
                        12.30–2.00pm                     programmes in Music – Dr
                                                                                            Bramall Music Building (R12)
                                                         Luis-Manuel Garcia

                        Department of Philosophy

                                                         Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                                         taught and postgraduate            Room 220, European
                        12.00noon–1.00pm
                                                         research opportunities in          Research Institute (G3)
                                                         Philosophy – Dr Will Davies

                        Department of Theology and Religion

School of Philosophy,                                    Drop-in session for MA
                                                                                            Room 249, European
Theology and Religion   12.00noon–1.00pm                 Holocaust and Genocide
                                                                                            Research Institute (G3)
                                                         – Dr Isabel Wollaston

                                                         Drop-in session for postgraduate
                                                                                            Room 145, European
                        12.00noon–1.00pm                 taught opportunities in Theology
                                                                                            Research Institute (G3)
                                                         and Religion – Dr Yafa Shanneik

                                                         Drop-in session for
                                                         postgraduate research              Styles Room (Room 334),
                        12.30–1.30pm
                                                         opportunities in Theology and      Arts Building (R16)
                                                         Religion – Dr Deryn Guest
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     SUBJECT-SPECIFIC
     EVENTS

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                             LOCATION
                                                            Study Fair – speak to academics   Great Hall, Aston
        Chemical Engineering            10.00am–12.00noon
                                                            and current students              Webb Building (R6)

                                                            Study Fair – speak to academics   Great Hall, Aston
                                        10.00am–12.00noon
                                                            and current students              Webb Building (R6)

                                                            Talk – Why should you do a
                                                            postgraduate degree in Civil      Room G26,
                                        12.00noon–12.30pm
                                                            Engineering? – Dr Gurmel          Engineering Building (Y3)
                                                            Ghataora
        Civil Engineering and
        Railway Engineering
                                                            Tour of Civil Engineering         Room G26,
                                        12.30–1.00pm
                                                            Labs – Dr Gurmel Ghataora         Engineering Building (Y3)

                                                            Drop-in session for all
                                                            postgraduate programmes in        Room G42,
                                        1.00–2.00pm
                                                            the Department – Dr Gurmel        Engineering Building (Y3)
                                                            Ghataora
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ACADEMIC SCHOOL              TIME                EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                 Study Fair – speak to                Great Hall, Aston
                             10.00am–12.00noon
                                                 academics and current students       Webb Building (R6)

                                                 Tours of the Computer
                                                                                      Atrium, Computer
                             10.00am–2.00pm      Science Department
                                                                                      Science Building (Y9)
                                                 – led by current students

                                                 Talk – An overview of
                                                 MSc study in the School              UG09, Murray Learning
                             12.00noon–12.45pm
                                                 of Computer Science                  Centre (R28)
                                                 – Dr Peter Hancox
Computer Science
                                                 Talk – Introduction to MSc
                                                                                      UG09, Murray Learning
                             12.45–1.45pm        Computer Science – Professor
                                                                                      Centre (R28)
                                                 Uday Reddy

                                                 Drop in – Q&A session for
                                                                                      Room 217,
                             12.45–1.30pm        Research in Computer Science
                                                                                      Computer Science (Y9)
                                                 – Dr Peter Hancox

                                                 Drop in – Q&A session for all
                                                                                      UG05, Murray Learning
                             1.30–2.30pm         postgraduate programmes in
                                                                                      Centre (R28)
                                                 the School – Dr Sandy Gould

                                                 Study Fair – speak
                                                                                      Great Hall, Aston
                             10.00am–12.00noon   to academics and
                                                                                      Webb Building (R6)
                                                 current students
Electronic, Electrical and
Systems Engineering                              Drop-in session for all
                                                 postgraduate programmes              Room G42,
                             12.00noon–12.45pm
                                                 in the Department                    Engineering Building (Y3)
                                                 – Dr Steve Quigley

                                                 Study Fair – speak to                Great Hall, Aston
                             10.00am–12.00noon
                                                 academics and current students       Webb Building (R6)

                                                 Talk – MSc programmes
                                                                                      Lecture Theatre C,
Mathematics                  12.00noon–12.30pm   in Mathematics
                                                                                      Watson Building (R15)
                                                 – Professor David Needham

                                                 Talk – The PhD programme
                                                                                      Lecture Theatre C,
                             12.30–12.45pm       in Mathematics
                                                                                      Watson Building (R15)
                                                 – Dr Nikolaos Fountoulakis
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       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                              LOCATION
                                                            Study Fair – speak
                                                                                               Great Hall, Aston
                                        10.00am–12.00noon   to academics and
                                                                                               Webb Building (R6)
                                                            current students

        Mechanical Engineering
                                                            Drop-in session
                                                            for MSc Advanced                   Room S10F,
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm
                                                            Mechanical Engineering             Engineering Building (Y3)
                                                            – Dr Mozafar Saadat

                                                            Study Fair – speak to              Great Hall, Aston
                                        10.00am–12.00noon
                                                            academics and current students     Webb Building (R6)

        Materials Science
                                                            Talk – Introduction to Materials
        and Engineering
                                                            Science and the postgraduate       Room GC13, Metallurgy
                                        12.15–1.00pm
                                                            programmes we offer                and Materials Building (G6)
                                                            – Dr Mike Jenkins

                                                            Study Fair – speak to
                                                            current students about             Great Hall, Aston
                                        10.00am–12.00noon
                                                            postgraduate taught and            Webb Building (R6)
                                                            research programmes

        Nuclear Education
                                                            Talk – Overview of Nuclear
                                                            programmes and panel
                                                                                               Room 103, Physics
                                        11.30am–12.00noon   discussion with programme
                                                                                               West Building (R8)
                                                            directors – Dr Paul Norman
                                                            and Dr Tzany Wheldon
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SUBJECT-SPECIFIC
EVENTS

  IF THE COURSE YOU ARE
  INTERESTED IN ISN’T IN THE
  PROGRAMME OVERVIEW BELOW,
  PLEASE VISIT THE STUDY FAIR
  BETWEEN 10.00AM–12.00NOON
  TO SPEAK TO STAFF

  ACADEMIC SCHOOL               TIME                    EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                        Opportunity for tours of the
                                                                                            The Undercroft, Biosciences
                                12.00noon–12.50pm       facilities led by current
                                                                                            Building (R27)
                                                        postgraduate students

                                                        Masters programmes in
                                                        the School of Biosciences:
                                                        n Introduction to MSc

                                                          Molecular Biotechnology
   Biosciences
                                                        n Introduction to MSc

                                                          Microbiology and Infection        Room E102, Biosciences
                                12.45–1.30pm
                                                        n Introduction to MRes and          Building (R27)
                                                          MSc Toxicology
                                                        n Introduction to MRes

                                                          Molecular and Cellular Biology
                                                        n Overview of MSc

                                                          Bioinformatics

                                                        Opportunity for tours of the
                                12.00noon and 12.25pm   facilities led by current           Aston Webb Reception (R6)
                                                        postgraduate students

                                                        Introduction to our
                                                        MSc programmes:
   Psychology
                                                        n MSc Brain Imaging and

                                                           Cognitive Neuroscience
                                12.30–1.00pm                                                G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
                                                        n MSc Computational

                                                           Neuroscience and
                                                           Cognitive Robotics
                                                        n MSc Psychology
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       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                    EVENT                           LOCATION
                                                               Introduction to Clinical
                                       1.00–1.15pm                                             G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
                                                               Psychology programmes

                                                               Introduction to MRes
                                       1.15–1.30pm                                             G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
                                                               Clinical Psychology

                                                               Introduction to
                                       1.30–2.00pm             Cognitive Behaviour             G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
        Psychology
                                                               Therapy programmes

                                                               Introduction to our
                                       2.00–2.15pm             PhD/Masters by                  G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
                                                               Research programmes

                                                               Introduction to Forensic
                                       2.15–2.30pm                                             G16, 52 Pritchatts Road (G10)
                                                               Psychology programmes

                                                               Opportunity for tours of the    The Atrium (foyer), Sport,
                                       12.00noon and 12.25pm   facilities led by current       Exercise and Rehabilitation
                                                               postgraduate students           Sciences Building (Y14)

                                                                                               Lecture Theatre 2, Ground
                                                               Introduction to MSc
                                                                                               Floor, Sport, Exercise and
                                       12.45–1.45pm            Physiotherapy
                                                                                               Rehabilitation Sciences
                                                               (pre-registration)
                                                                                               Building (Y14)

                                                               Drop-in sessions for the
                                                               following programmes:
        Sport, Exercise and
                                                               n MSc Advanced
        Rehabilitation Sciences
                                                                  Manipulative Physiotherapy
                                                               n MSc Exercise and Sports

                                                                  Medicine (Football)
                                                                                               The Atrium (foyer), Sport,
                                                               n MSc Physical Education
                                       12.45–1.30pm                                            Exercise and Rehabilitation
                                                                  and Sport Pedagogy
                                                                                               Sciences Building (Y14)
                                                               n MSc/PGDip

                                                                  Sport Coaching

                                                               Student ambassadors
                                                               will escort you to the
                                                               relevant locations

                                                               Opportunity for tours of the    The Undercroft, Geography
                                       12.00noon and 12.25pm   facilities led by current       Lobby, Ground floor,
                                                               postgraduate students           Geography Building (R26)

                                                               Introduction to our
                                                               Environmental Health Masters
        Geography, Earth and
                                                               programmes, including:
        Environmental Sciences
                                                               n MSc Environmental Health
                                                                                               Meet at The Undercroft,
                                       12.45–1.20pm            n MSc Public and
                                                                                               Geography building (R26)
                                                                  Environmental
                                                                  Health Science
                                                               n MSc Health, Safety and

                                                                  Environmental Management
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ACADEMIC SCHOOL          TIME           EVENT                             LOCATION
                                        Introduction to our
                                        Atmospheric Science Masters
                                        programmes, including:
                                                                           Room 125, First Floor,
                         12.45–1.20pm   n MSc Air Pollution
                                                                           Geography Building (R26)
                                           Management and Control
                                        n MSc Applied Meteorology

                                           and Climatology

Geography, Earth and                    Drop-in introduction to our
                                                                           Room 311, Third Floor,
Environmental Sciences   12.45–1.20pm   MSc Urban and Regional
                                                                           Geography Building (R26)
                                        Planning programme

                                        Introduction to our
                                        Earth Sciences Masters
                                                                           Education Room, Lapworth
                                        programmes including:
                         12.45–1.20pm                                      Museum, Earth Sciences
                                        n MSc Applied and Petroleum
                                                                           Building (R4)
                                           Micropalaeontology
                                        n MSc Hydrogeology
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     SUBJECT-SPECIFIC
     EVENTS

        A TOUR OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL
        WILL RUN AT 12.00NOON FROM
        THE RECEPTION, MEDICAL SCHOOL

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                            Information will be available for
                                                            you to collect for postgraduate
                                                            taught programmes in the
        Postgraduate Masters                                                                    MDS stand, Great Hall
                                        10.00am–12.00noon   College of Medical and Dental
        programmes                                                                              Aston Webb Building (R6)
                                                            Sciences. Representatives for
                                                            some programme will be
                                                            available at Medical School.

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                            Advanced Clinical Practice
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
                                                            MSc – Louise Beesley

                                                            Bioinformatics – MSc
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
                                                            Grigorios Papatzikas
        Drop-in sessions for
        postgraduate Masters                                Biomedical Research: Integrative
        programmes; your chance         10.00am–12.00noon   and Translational MRes              Medical School (B1)
        to have a chat to the                               – Dr Andrew Coney
        academic leading
        the programme.                                      Cancer Sciences MRes
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
        Refreshments will                                   – Dr Roger Watson
        be provided.
                                                            Cardiovascular Science
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
                                                            MRes – Dr Neil Morgan

                                                            Clinical Neuropsychiatry MSc
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
                                                            – Dr Andrea Cavanna
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                                                          Clinical Trials MSc –
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
                                                          Sara Brookes

                                                          Dental Materials Science MSc
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
                                                          – Dr Mohammed Hadis

                                                          Genomic Medicine MSc –
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
                                                          Dr Andrew Bell
    Drop-in sessions for
    postgraduate Masters                                  Health Economics and
    programmes; your chance                               Econometrics MSc
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
    to have a chat to the                                 Health Economics and Health
    academic leading                                      Policy MSc – Dr Louise Jackson
    the programme.
    Refreshments will                                     Immunology and Immunotherapy
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
    be provided.                                          MSc – Dr Nick Jones

                                                          Physician Associate Studies
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
                                                          Diploma – Ms Kirsten Gipson

                                                          Public Health MPH – Dr Derek
                                      10.00am–12.00noon                                      Medical School (B1)
                                                          Ward

                                      12.00noon           Tour of the Medical School         Medical School (B1)

    ACADEMIC SCHOOL                  TIME                 EVENT                             LOCATION
                                                          Information on Postgraduate
    Postgraduate Research            10.00am–12.00noon                                       Medical School (B1)
                                                          Research

The following programmes will not be represented however please contact us on
pgt-marketing@contacts.bham.ac.uk if you would like to be contacted about a certain
programme and we will ask a member of the programme team to get in touch.

n   MRes Clinical Health Research
n   MSc Clinical Oncology
n   PGCert Multidisciplinary Healthcare Simulation
n   Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing
n   MSc Trauma Science
n   MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (Global)
n   MSc Bioinformatics
n   MSc Health Research Methods
n   MSc Occupational Health
n   MSc Pharmaceutical Enterprise
n   MSc Restorative Dentistry

                                                                                  FOR AN OVERVIEW OF THE
                                                                                  MSC BIOINFORMATICS PROGRAMME,

                                                                                  PLEASE SEE THE COLLEGE OF LIFE AND
                                                                                  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ENTRY ON
                                                                                  PAGE 17
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     SUBJECT-SPECIFIC
     EVENTS

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                            Prospective MSc, MBA and
                                                            PGR candidates: please visit
                                                            the Study Fair in the Great Hall    Business Stand, Great Hall,
                                        10.00am–12.00noon
                                                            for more information on the         Aston Webb Building (R6)
                                                            programmes available at
                                                            Birmingham Business School

                                                            Drop-in session for taught MSc
        Business                                            and MBA programmes offering
                                                            an opportunity to meet with         Room G11, Alan Walters
                                        11.30am–1.30pm
                                                            some of our programme               Building (R29)
                                                            directors, academics and
                                                            current students

                                                            Drop in session for doctoral
                                                                                                Room G11, Alan Walters
                                        11.30am–1.30pm      research (PhD) opportunities in
                                                                                                Building (R29)
                                                            Birmingham Business School

                                                            Prospective candidates: please
                                                            visit the Study Fair in the Great
                                                                                                Education Stand, Great Hall,
        Education                       10.00am–12.00noon   Hall for more information on the
                                                                                                Aston Webb Building (R6)
                                                            programmes available at the
                                                            School of Education
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ACADEMIC SCHOOL              TIME                EVENT                                 LOCATION
                                                 Drop-in session for research
                                                                                       Breakout Room 2: 206,
                             12.00noon–2.00pm    programmes (PhD, MRes, EdD
                                                                                       Alan Walters Building (R29)
                                                 and MA by Research)

                                                 Drop-in session for Disability,
                                                 Inclusion and Special Needs
                                                 PGT Programmes (Distance
                                                                                       Breakout Room 8: 220,
                             12.00noon–2.00pm    Programmes and Campus-
                                                                                       Alan Walters Building (R29)
                                                 based Autism) and session for
                                                 Applied Educational and Child
                                                 Psychology Doctorate
Education
                                                 Drop-in session for Campus
                                                 based PGT (MA/MEd)                    Breakout Room 7: 219,
                             12.00noon–2.00pm
                                                 Education Programmes (Non             Alan Walters Building (R29)
                                                 ITE/Non DISN Programmes)

                                                 Drop-in session for Primary and
                                                                                       Breakout Room 6: 218,
                             12.00noon–2.00pm    Initial Teacher Training
                                                                                       Alan Walters Building (R29)
                                                 (PGDipEd and School Direct)

                                                                                       Aston Webb Lecture
                             1.30–2.15pm         Teacher Training Talk
                                                                                       Theatre (R7)

                                                 Prospective candidates:
                                                 please visit the Study Fair in the
                                                 Great Hall for more information       IR and Global Cooperation and
                             10.00am–12.00noon   on Political Psychology of            Security (ICCS) stand, Great
                                                 International Relations and           Hall, Aston Webb Building (R6)
MSc Political Psychology                         MSc Global Cooperation
of International Relations                       and Security (ICCS)
and MSc Global Cooperation
and Security (ICCS)                              Studying MSc Political
                                                 Psychology of International
                                                 Relations and MSc Global              Room 111, Alan Walters
                             12.15–1.15pm
                                                 Cooperation and Security in the       Building (R29)
                                                 Institute for Conflict, Cooperation
                                                 and Security (ICCS)

                                                 Prospective candidates: please
                                                 visit the Study Fair in the Great     Local Government Studies
                             10.00am–12.00noon   Hall for more information on the      stand, Great Hall, Aston
Institute of Local                               School of Local Government            Webb Building (R6)
Government Studies                               Studies

                                                 Drop-in session for Local             Room 103, Alan Walters
                             12.15–1.15pm
                                                 and Government Studies                Building (R29)

                                                 Prospective candidates: please
                                                 visit the Study Fair in the Great     International Development
                             10.00am–12.00noon   Hall for more information on the      stand, Great Hall, Aston
                                                 International Development             Webb Building (R6)
International Development
                                                 Department
Department

                                                 Studying International
                                                                                       Room 204, Alan Walters
                             12.15–1.00pm        Development at
                                                                                       Building (R29)
                                                 postgraduate level
24   Postgraduate Open Day | November 2018

       ACADEMIC SCHOOL                 TIME                 EVENT                               LOCATION
                                                            Prospective candidates: please
                                                                                                Political Science and
                                                            visit the Study Fair in the Great
                                                                                                International Studies stand,
                                        10.00am–12.00noon   Hall for more information on
                                                                                                Great Hall, Aston Webb
        Political Science and                               Political Science and
                                                                                                Building (R6)
        International Studies                               International Studies

                                                            Drop-in session for studying        Room 103, Alan Walters
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm
                                                            Politics at postgraduate level      Building (R29)

                                                            Prospective candidates: please
                                                                                                Social Policy Stand and Social
                                                            visit the Study Fair in the Great
                                        10.00am–12.00noon                                       Work Stand, Great Hall, Aston
                                                            Hall for more information on
                                                                                                Webb Building (R6)
                                                            Social Policy and Social Work

                                                            Drop-in sessions studying           Room 112, Alan Walters
                                        12.00noon–1.00pm
                                                            Social Policy at Birmingham         Building (R29)
        Social Policy, Social Work
        and Health Service
                                                            Introduction to studying Social     Room G03, Alan Walters
        Management Centre               12.30–1.00pm
                                                            Work at Birmingham                  Building (R29)
        (HSMC)

                                                            Drop-in session for research        Room 112, Alan Walters
                                        1.00–2.00pm
                                                            degrees in the School               Building (R29)

                                                            Drop-in session for Health
                                                                                                Breakout Room 9:221
                                        12.00noon–2.00pm    Services Management Centre
                                                                                                Alan Walters Building (R29)
                                                            (HSMC)
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REFRESHMENTS
Take some time out of your busy day to grab a bite
to eat and a coffee. Here are a few suggestions:

  LOCATION (MAP NUMBERS IN BRACKETS)            FACILITIES                                         OPENING TIMES

  Farmers Market                                Held outside our Aston Webb Building               9.30am–3.00pm

                                                Costa hot and cold beverages,
  The Bramall (R12)                                                                                8.30am–close
                                                cakes and light snacks

                                                Library Café: Deli salad bar, new Phats pasties,
  New Library (R30)                                                                                9.00am–7.00pm
                                                Grumpy Mule coffee and Teapigs tea

                                                Subway: A range of sandwich fillings, salads,      Subway:
                                                crisps and freshly baked cookies and muffins       11.00am–3.00pm
  Guild of Students (O1)
                                                Joe’s Bar: Serving pizza, burgers, classic         Joe’s Bar:
                                                pub-style mains and a top-notch milkshake          11.00am–11.00pm

                                                Starbucks: Serving warming hot drinks, cooling
  Starbucks Pavilion                                                                               10.00am–6.00pm
                                                refreshments and light snacks

                                                Brook’s Sports Bar and Kitchen: Custom
  Brook’s Sports Bar and Kitchen                burgers, hot dogs and much more in our Sports      12.00noon–close
                                                Bar at Bournbrook Pavilion

                                                Costa: Hot and cold drinks, sandwiches,
  Sport & Fitness (O7)                                                                             7.00am–7.00pm
                                                toasties and delicious cakes

    FARMERS MARKET

    Typical stalls include:
    The Parsons Nose, offer traditional
    handmade pork sausages in fresh artisan
    rolls, and traditional handmade meat pies

    Platinum Pancakes freshly prepare
    pancakes using local ingredients

    Handmade Natural Food make
    delicious falafel wraps, Arabic briks,
    and Moroccan tagines

    Blueberry House serve pulled pork rolls,
    Angus beefburgers and breakfast rolls
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     WANT TO
     FIND OUT MORE?
     CAFÉ MASTERS AND CAFÉ PhD                         ‘The Guild is a democratic student led organisation that
     Café Masters and Café PhD are informal social     exists independently from the university to ensure you make
     events designed to enable anyone interested
     in postgraduate study to network with current
                                                       the most out of student life. As Postgraduate Officer here at
     students. By attending, you will be able to get   Birmingham, I am here to support you and make sure your
     face-to-face, first-hand and impartial advice     voice is heard.
     on what it’s actually like to be a postgraduate
     student at Birmingham.
                                                       ‘I know first-hand that postgraduate study can be challenging but
     You’ll be able to discuss any questions that
                                                       it’s important to remember that there’s a life outside academia.
     you have about postgraduate study in a relaxed
     and social atmosphere, get expert advice on       There are so many ways to get involved with your university
     choosing the postgraduate programme that          community, such as volunteering, joining a society, or becoming
     is right for you, the application process and
     sources of funding, and get feedback on your
                                                       a Student Rep. If you have any questions about the postgraduate
     research proposal or personal statement.          community here at Birmingham, feel free to get in touch! You can
     You’ll also be able to enjoy free refreshments.   find me on social media @guild_postgrad on most platforms.’
     You are welcome to take part no matter
                                                       JESSICA SMALL, Postgraduate Officer at the University of Birmingham
     what stage you are at in the decision making
     process. Come for the whole session, or drop
     in whenever you can.

     We run Café events throughout the year.
     Check the website for details of upcoming
     events: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgevents

     PEER-TO-PEER
     SUPPORT ONLINE
     We run online sessions throughout
     the year so you can ask us questions
     from wherever you may be in the world.
     These include videos, virtual tours and
     live Q&A sessions with staff, current
     students and alumni.

     Our featured postgraduates will
     answer your questions based on their
     own experience of campus life, their
     University school or department, the city,
     the transition to postgraduate study and the
     support services offered by the University.

     Take part: www.pg.bham.ac.uk/ask
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GETTING TO THE OPEN DAY

By rail                                            By coach
We are fortunate enough to have our                There are frequent express coach services
own railway station, ‘University’. Most            to Birmingham from most UK cities. The
cross-country services to Birmingham               long-distance coach station is in Digbeth
arrive at Birmingham New Street station            in the city centre. Regular bus services to
and up to six trains an hour depart from           the University (nos. 61, 63, X21 and X20)
there for University on the cross-city line        run from St. Martin’s Queensway in the
(final destination Redditch or Bromsgrove).        city centre.
The journey should take under ten minutes
and the centre of the main campus is just          By car
a five-minute walk from University station.        A limited number of car-parking spaces are
                                                   available for visitors at North East Car Park
Postgraduate ambassadors (wearing bright           (see campus map on page 27).
blue tops) will be at the station to direct you
to campus.                                         For information on all of the travel
                                                   options available to you please visit:
                                                   www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgtravel

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