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Northumbria Masters Open Day

Looking for study that fits with your life? Want to achieve your true potential while working? Seeking a new direction and looking for support?

PG Open Day AllAt Northumbria University we offer flexible Masters courses, including part-time study and distance learning options - helping you progress your career and pursue your passion.

We have a selection of events running throughout the year. Programme and further information will soon be available, book now to attend and we will notify you when more information is online.

PG Open Evening - Wednesday 21st June 2017

Time: 16:00 - 19:00
Location:
City Campus East 1

  • Discover the postgraduate course option for you - full time, part time or distance learning
  • Meet tutors and current students, attend course talks and taster sessions
  • Find out more about student funding, loans and scholarships

Book now

If you or any of your guests have any special requirements on the day (for example mobility access) please contact us up to 5 days prior to the event on 0191 243 7743 or email nu.postgraduate@northumbria.ac.uk.

Make the most of your evening

We want to give you the best opportunity to find out more about studying a Masters at Northumbria so we've got academic and support staff on hand who can answer queries on anything from accommodation to course structure.

The main base for your evening will be in the Foyer of City Campus East 1, with stands and subject area hubs based here. Find the subject area you are interested in and speak to staff or students from your course. Sessions are held in the surrounding rooms, and tours will depart from the information desk.

Tours

Campus and Sport Central tours will leave from CCE1 throughout the evening. Meet at the information desk in the Foyer.

Take a tour of our University Library and see why it's ranked joint first in the UK for student experience.

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Registration, Central Exhibition and General Sessions

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Start your visit here! Arrive and collect a printed programme, check the timings and locations of the talks and tours, and plan your evening. Visit the stands in the Central Exhibition areaincluding:

  • Postgraduate Information Desk - have a question or not sure where to go? Talk to members of our Postgraduate Team
  • Accommodation - learn more about the variety of accommodation on offer
  • Admissions - have a question about applying or want to apply now? Speak to us
  • Careers and Employment - will help you navigate today’s job market and move your career forward with confidence
  • Northumbria Alumni Association - find our how your links with us could continue for the rest of your life
  • Northumbria Sport - take a tour of the £30 million state-of-the-art sports facility
  • Placements - learn more about the opportunities to gain hands-on experience
  • Research and Business Services - find out more about our Continuing Professional Development courses
  • Student and Graduate Enterprise - discover more about the enterprise skills workshops and start up support on offer
  • Student Support and Wellbeing - visit us for support and funding information
Session Time Venue

Introduction to Postgraduate Funding
An overview of funding available for your postgradiate degree

16:45 - 17:15 Room 011

Apply NOW Hub
Advice and information from our Admissions team on the application process and the opportunity to apply today

16:00 - 19:00 Central Exhibition

Flexible Learning Panel
Learn more about part time and distance learning courses from staff who teach on them. A great opportunity to ask any burning questions

17:30 - 18:00  Room 003

Technology Enhanced Learning at Northumbria
Want to know what technologies are available for you at Northumbria? Discover what the University has to offer, from lecture capturing tools such as Panopto, Portfolio building tools such as Pebblepad, Blackboard, Turnitin and more.

18:00 - 18:45 Room 001

 

Health and Life Sciences Subject Hub

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Drop into the subject hub to meet staff and current students from the following subject areas to find out more about your course of interest:

  • Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation
    • Exercise Science MRes
    • International Sport Management MSc
    • Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc
    • Physiotherapy MSc (Pre-registration)
  • Applied Sciences
    • Forensic Science MSc
    • Nutritional Science MSc
    • Biotechnology MSc
    • Microbiology MSc
  • Psychology
    • Health Psychology MSc
    • Psychology MSc
    • Psychology MRes
    • Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc
    • Occupational and Organisational Psychology MSc
  • Nursing, Midwifery & Health
    • Nursing Leadership MSc
    • Nursing MSc
    • Nursing (Adult) MNurs
    • Nursing (Child) MNurs
    • Nursing (Mental Health) MNurs
  • Social Work, Education & Community Wellbeing
    • Special and Inclusive Education PG Cert (SENCO)
    • Education MA
    • Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc
    • Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia within an Education and Training Setting PG Cert
    • Early Years Education PG Cert
    • Early Years and Primary Education PGCE
    • Secondary Art, Craft and Design PGCE
    • Primary Education PGCE
    • Autism MA, PG Cert
    • Master of Public Health
    • Social Work MA

Want more of a flavour of PG study? Attend one of the subject sessions, tailored specifically around the subject areas or specific course, to find out more directly from our academic staff who will be teaching you:

Session Time Venue
Microbiology
An overview of how this course gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and break new ground as a scientist.
16:45 - 17:15 Room 018

Occupational Therapy
Find out more about the course with an opportunity to ask questions.

17:00 - 18:00 Room 009 Change Direction Icon Cms

MA Social Work
An overview of the course which offers you a route to registration with the HCPC.

17:30 - 18:00 Room 011 Change Direction Icon Cms

Psychology
Find out about all of the 5 research based learning Psychology courses.

18:15 - 18:45 Room 011 Change Direction Icon Cms

Arts, Design and Social Sciences Subject Hub

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Drop in to the subject hub to meet with staff and current students from the following subject areas to find out more about your course of interest:

  • Arts
    • Animation MA 
    • Conservation of Fine Art MA
    • Contemporary Arts and Education MA
    • Creative and Cultural Industries Management MA
    • Master of Fine Art
    • Preventive Conservation MA
    • Theatre and Performance MA
  • Design
    • Design MA
    • Design Management MA
  • Humanities
    • English Literature MA
    • English Literature MRes
    • Creative Writing MA
    • History MA
    • History MRes
  • Social Sciences
    • Mass Communication Management MSc
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice MA
    • International Development MSc

There will be someone there to talk to you about courses within these subject areas.

Want more of a flavour of PG study? Attend one of these sessions, tailored specifically around the subject areas or specific course to find out more, directly from our academic staff who will be teaching you:

Session Time Venue

Criminology and Criminal Justice MA
Explore how you will expand your knowledge about criminology and criminal justice in a global context.

16:00 - 16:30 Room 011

Conservation of Fine Art - Burt Hall Tour
A walking tour highlighting the outstanding facilities available to our postgraduate students.

16:00 - 17:00 Meet at the entrance of Burt Hall

Master of Fine Art and Contemporary Arts and Education: BALTIC39 Tour
A walking tour around the base for world-class teaching in contemporary art practice and research

16:00 - 17:00 Meet at the foyer of BALTIC39

Mass Communication Management
An overview of core modules, including more detail on new module ‘Managing Mass Communication in the Digital Age’

16:45 - 17:15 Room 011 Change Direction Icon Cms

Creative Writing
Explore Creative Writing as practice-led research, with a focus on the relationship between the creative and the scholarly in the MA and PhD programmes

17:30 - 18:00 Room 008 Change Direction Icon Cms

Engineering & Environment Subject Hub

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Drop in to the subject hub to meet with staff and current students from the following subject areas to find out more about your course of interest:

  • Architecture & Built Environment
  • Computer & Information Sciences
    • Computer Science MSc
    • Computing and Information Technology MSc
    • Information Science (Library Management) MSc
    • Information Science (Records Management) MSc
  • Geography
    • Disaster Management and Sustainable Development MSc
    • Disaster Management and Sustainable Development with Advanced Practice MSc
    • Environmental Health MSc
    • Environmental Health with Advanced Practice MSc
  • Mechanical & Construction Engineering
    • Construction Project Management MSc
    • Project Management MSc 
    • Engineering Management MSc
    • Mechanical Engineering MSc
    • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies MSc
  • Maths, Physics & Electrical Engineering
    • Electrical Power Engineering MSc
    • Microelectronic and Communication Engineering
    • Microelectronic and Communication Engineering with Advanced Practice MSc

Want more of a flavour of PG study? Attend one of these sessions, tailored specifically around the subject areas or specific course to find out more, directly from our academic staff who will be teaching you:

Session Time Venue
Disaster Management and Sustainable Development
An overview of this globally-focused course that explores real-world problems and how to conceptualise and address them
16:45 - 17:15
Room 024
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Environmental Health
An overview of this CIEH-accredited course that fulfils the academic requirement to gain recognition as an Environmental Health Practitioner

17:30 - 18:00 Room 024 Change Direction Icon Cms
Computer and Information Sciences Lab Tour
Explore the facilities and equipment you will have access to on our Masters courses 
Every 20 mins between 16:00 – 19:00 Leave from Information Desk, CCE1 Change Direction Icon Cms 

Business & Law Subject Hub

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Drop in to the subject hub to meet with staff and current students from the following subject areas to find out more about your course of interest:

  • Business
    • All Business with... courses
    • Human Resource Management and Development MA
    • International Business Management MSc
    • Digital Marketing MSc
    • Coaching MA/PG Cert/PG Dip
    • Entrepreneurship MSc
    • MBA
    • MBA (Masters Conversion)
  • Law
    • Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
    • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
    • LPC with LLM
    • Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
    • LLM Information Rights Law and Practice
    • LLM International Commercial Law
    • LLM Commercial Law
    • LLM International Trade Law
    • LLM Masters of Law
    • LLM Employment Law in Practice
    • LLM Advanced Legal Practice
    • LLM Bar Practice
    • LLM Medical Law
    • LLM Mental Health Law

Want more of a flavour of PG study? Attend one of these sessions, tailored specifically around the subject areas or specific course to find out more, directly from our academic staff who will be teaching you:

Session Time Venue
Law - Overview of the Graduate Diploma in Law
If you have a non-law background, come and learn more about how our Diploma can set you up for a successful legal career
16:00 - 16:30 Room 018 Change Direction Icon Cms

Law Overview of the Legal Practice Course and the Legal Practice Course LLM
Speak to our staff about our training course, which prepare students to become qualified solicitors

16:00 - 16:30 Room 024 

Welcome to Newcastle Business School
Learn how a Masters from Newcastle Business School will set you up for a successful career in business

16:00 - 17:00 Room 003 Change Direction Icon Cms
Digital Marketing
Interested in Digital Marketing? This drop-in session will allow you to find out more.
16:00 - 17:00 Room 008 Change Direction Icon Cms

Continuing Professional Development

Time | 16:00 - 19:00
Location | Foyer, City Campus East 1 (CCE1)

Find out more about our Continuing Professional Development, and short courses.  The full list of courses can be found here.



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