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Postgraduate Open Day, 13 July 2024

Date and time
Saturday 13 July 2024, 10:00 BST to 13:30 BST
Attendance and participation
This is an in-person event.
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About this in-person event

Begin your postgraduate journey at our on-campus Open Day.

"Is postgraduate study right for me? Can I really make it happen?" The answer is yes. Our Open Day is where you'll get answers to all your burning questions. Find out how to turn your postgraduate dream into reality.

Walk through our doors to be greeted by our friendly academics, support staff and students ready to help you however they can.

The Open Day is your opportunity to:

  • Discover how you’ll finance your studies
  • Attend talks about your course and other hot topics
  • See what the university has to offer with a campus tour
  • Find out what university is like first-hand from our student ambassadors


We'll continue to update the details of our talks and tours as we approach the event.

General talks and tours

Explore aspects of postgraduate life at the University of Bradford through helpful talks and tours.

Postgraduate Finance Information  

10:40 - 11:10 and 12:00 - 12:30

Discover the range of financial support available to you as a postgraduate student, including the Postgraduate Master's Loan.

Campus Tours

Every 30 minutes from 10:30 (last tour leaves at 13:00).

Accommodation Tours

Every 30 minutes from 10:30 (last tour leaves at 13:00).

Library Tours 

10:30 - 11:15 and 12:30 - 13:15.

Research talks

Discover your Research Potential

10:30 - 11:15

Join us for an inspirational session led by Professor Anant Paradkar, designed to explore the exciting journey of postgraduate research at the University of Bradford. This session aims to inspire and inform prospective postgraduate research students and anyone interested in our vibrant research community.

Writing a Research Proposal 

11:20 - 12:05

One of the most important parts of a successful PhD application is the research proposal. In this talk, you will be given useful tips and advice in planning, drafting and presenting your proposal.

If you can't attend this event in person, you can join our research talks online.

Engineering and Digital Technologies - talks and tours

Explore our dynamic mix of core engineering disciplines and creative technologies.

Session Session time Session description
Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management and Renewable and Sustainable Energy 10:40 - 12:00 Talk - details to come.
Applied Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Science and Technology, Cyber Security 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - Explore some of the critical issues surrounding AI, big data and cyber security in the context of 5G and 6G networks.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - Discover how we are at the forefront of AI innovation, with groundbreaking research and transformative technological advancements.
Engineering (Advanced) Biomedical 11:20 - 12:20 Tour
Engineering (Advanced) Chemical and Petroleum 11:20 - 12:20 Tour
Engineering (Advanced) - Civil and Structural, Digital Civil, and Constructions and Project Management  11:20 - 12:20 Tour
Filmmaking 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - Discover how a postgraduate course in filmmaking can prepare you for a range of roles in the creative sector. 
Satellite Systems Engineering 12:40 - 13:10 Talk - Learn about the serious concerns the satellite business faces, including sustainability and crowded orbits.

Health Studies - talks and tours

Discover how our highly regarded, high quality education and training is tailored to meet the needs of the healthcare workforce.

Session Session time Session description
Postgraduate Health 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Healthcare Leadership 12:00 - 13:00 Talk - An interactive workshop that will explore what quality in healthcare means to people. 

Life Sciences - talks and tours

Learn more about our cutting-edge research, modern and well equipped laboratories and extensive links with industry and business.

Session Session time Session description
Institute of Cancer Therapeutics 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - details to come.
Archaeology and Forensic Sciences  11:20 - 12:20 Tour - Visit our outstanding teaching and research facilities. Meet current students and ask questions about the courses. 
Pharmacy (Foundations in Pharmacy Practice and Advanced Pharmacy Practice) 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Pharmaceutical Technology and Medicines Control MSc 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Biosciences 12:00 - 12:30 Talk - details to come.
Physician Associate 12:00 - 12:30 Talk - details to come.
Chemistry: Analytical Sciences MSc and Material Chemistry MSc 12:40 - 13:10 Tour - Explore the Analytical Center's state-of-the-art instruments, from single crystal XRD to NMR and Raman.

Management, Law & Social Sciences - talks and tours

Whether you're interested in studying law, business or social sciences, find out more about our engaging and innovative courses that produce accomplished, job-ready graduates.

Session Session time Session description
Accounting and Finance including FinTech 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - details to come.
Business & Management including International 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - details to come.
Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - details to come.
Social Work 10:40 - 11:10 Talk - details to come.
Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Entrepreneurship in Practice 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Marketing 11:20 - 11:50 Talk - details to come.
Human Resource Management 12:00 - 12:30 Talk - details to come.
Law (LLMs) 12:00 - 12:30 Talk - Explore the international legal issues surrounding the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, including human rights, impact on the environment and who is liable. 
Peace Studies and International Development 12:40 - 13:10 Talk - details to come.
12:40 -13:10 Talk - We'll be using a common physics metaphor called 'the non-stick frying pan' to illustrate the impact of psychological innovations. This will help you gain an understanding of how psychologists look at the world and make a difference. 


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Part of our Open Days events

Our Open Days provide an opportunity for you to learn about our subjects, courses and facilities while also meeting our academics and researchers.

Visit our Open Days page to learn more about these events.