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Postgraduate Open Days

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Looking to improve your career prospects and earning potential? Want to develop new skills or unlock a new career path?

Take your first step to the next level by attending one of our postgraduate events. Whether you're interested in Master's degrees, research degrees or CPD courses you'll discover the flexible range of full-time and part-time courses that Bradford has to offer.

Postgraduate Open Day

Tuesday 3 March

16:00 - 19:00

3 March - your schedule

General talks:

Welcome to the University of Bradford

Time: 16:10 - 16:30

Professor John Bridgeman, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Knowledge Transfer), will provide an overview of postgraduate study at the University and how postgraduate study can enhance your career.

Postgraduate Finance

Time: 16:40 - 17:10 & 18:00 - 18:30

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

Careers Workshop

Time: 16:40 - 17:10

Want to find out more about potential career options available to you once you graduate? Our interactive careers workshop aims to answer those all-important questions around employability.

Writing a Research Proposal

Time: 17:20 - 17:50

One of the most important parts of a successful PhD application is the research proposal. In this talk, Dr Russell Delderfield, who delivers our Postgraduate Research Development, will cover useful tips and advice in planning, drafting and presenting your proposal.

Course-specific talks:

Digital and Strategic Marketing

Time: 16:40 - 17:10
Presenter: Dr Rohit Trivedi

MSc Digital and Strategic Marketing teaches the specialist skills needed across multiple marketing roles in cutting-edge digital businesses. Discover how the programme can increase your employability in digital and new-age business ventures.

MSc Advanced Dementia Studies

Time: 16:40 - 17:10
Presenter: Ana Barbosa

Learn how our 3-year distance learning programme equips health and social practitioners to lead evidence-based practice change within their field. We'll discuss the opportunities students have to gain an in-depth knowledge of key areas in the field of dementia practice, and the knowledge and skills needed in relation to creating sustainable change.

MSc in Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management

Time: 16:40 - 17:10
Presenter: Takao Maruyama

Discover how data analytics offers real-time insights and transparency across supply chain networks, whilst also significantly impacting its overall performance. We will also discuss how our new, innovative programme offers the latest in-demand skills essential for today’s supply chain professionals.

Pharmacy

Time: 16:40 - 17:10
Presenter: Gemma Guinn & Sandra Martin

The Foundation Pharmacy Practice Programme is aimed at newly-qualified pharmacists and our Advanced Pharmacy Practice Programme is aimed at more experienced pharmacists who are either considering changing sectors or want to further develop their skills.

Learn how the programmes offer part-time blended learning which is designed to equip pharmacists practising in all sectors of healthcare with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to deliver safe and effective patient-centred care in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.

Water Security and Conflict in the Middle East

Time: 16:40 - 17:10
Presenter: Dr Afshin Shahi

Learn about the link between environmental factors and political instability in the Middle East.

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Presenter: Stefano Grillini

Learn about the characteristics and employability potential of Master's graduates in the areas of accounting, finance and economics. Our focus is on the key elements of corporate finance, banking, economics, regulation, international finance, portfolio management and applied quantitative methods.

Archaeology and Forensic Sciences tour

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Guide: Dr Cathy Batt

Visit our outstanding archaeology and forensic sciences teaching and research facilities. There will be opportunities to ask questions about the courses and to meet current students. We will visit teaching labs, the new crime scene facility, archaeological projects and our 3D visualisation suite.

How to Cure Cancer:

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Presenter: Kamyar Afarinkia

As part of their studies, Master's students at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics (ICT) will join a multidisciplinary team of scientists who have successfully developed new agents for the treatment of cancer. Learn about how these new therapeutic agents are being developed, and about the contributions made by our current and past Master's students.

Leadership in Health and Social Care

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Presenter: Joanna Nichols

Find out how the MSc Leadership in Health & Social Care and MSc Leadership in Health & Social Care (International) programmes are designed to help clinical and non-clinical staff develop into skilled and confident leaders and managers for the future.

MA in Sociology, Social Policy and Crime

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Presenter: Paul Sullivan

This talk will be of particular interest to students interested in social policy and the criminal justice system. Learn about the Master's, the modules, the assessment diet, the timetabling policy and career opportunities. There will be time for questions at the end.

Physician Associate:

Time: 17:20 - 17:50
Presenter: Julie Scurrah McNulty

The Physician Associate is an emerging healthcare profession. This talk will give an insight into the course, the modules, teaching and assessment methods, and placement and employability opportunities. You will also be able to speak to recent graduates and the Physician Associate Faculty.

MSc in Advance Practice / MSc in Professional Healthcare Practice and associated Postgraduate Diplomas/Certificates:

Time: 18:00 - 18:30
Presenter: Margaret Bannister

This presentation will outline the application and funding options for registered healthcare professionals wishing to undertake master's level study at the University. The structure, module optionality and University attendance requirements to complete a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or MSc will be explored.

MA Social Work

Time: 18:00 - 18:30
Presenter: Brian Mitchell

Discover the challenging and diverse career of social work. If you want to make a difference and work in some of the most challenging but rewarding areas and groups in society, please come and meet us.

Getting here

How to find us

By car

Sat Nav: BD7 1PP

Free parking is available on a first come, first served basis in our Shearbridge Green Car Park, off Great Horton Road.

By public transport

If you’re getting the bus to Bradford, or arriving by train at Forster Square or Bradford Interchange, the University is 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre.

Go through City Park and continue past the Alhambra Theatre up Great Horton Road. Campus is about 300 metres up this hill, just beyond the College.

Contact us

If you have any questions about travel or parking please contact our enquiries team.

University of Bradford
Richmond Road, Bradford
BD7 1DP

Can't make it to our March Open Day?

You can arrange a call with an academic from the courses you're interested in, and register for updates on courses, careers, funding and events.

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Research degrees

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Flexible study options

Part-time, modular, and distance learning - find out about the different options available

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Scholarships

Every year we award scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship.

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Postgraduate loans

You may be able to borrow up to £10,906 to put towards your Master's fees or your living costs

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Know your PhD from your PgDip

There are lots of different options for postgraduate study depending on your circumstances and aspirations

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Continuing Professional Development - CPD

Enhance your skills and develop your career as a healthcare professional

Benefits of postgraduate study

Postgraduate study is a major investment in your future - our students explain why they took the step to the next level