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Postgraduate open events

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Postgraduate open events

  • Thursday 4 April, School of Business and Technology, Computing courses
  • Tuesday 9 April, School of Media
  • Monday 10 June, School of Liberal and Performing Arts
  • Wednesday 12 June, School of Art and Design
  • Thursday 13 June, School of Sport and Exercise
  • Thursday 27 June, School of Business and Technology, Executive Education
  • Tuesday 2 July, School of Natural and Social Sciences
  • Thursday 4 July, School of Education
  • The School of Health and Social Care dates will be published later in the year. Please check back here to book your place.

Your open event

Dates for 2019

Event Details

School of Business and Technology, Computing courses only
Thursday 4 April
4.00 - 6.00pm

Using innovative technologies, you'll build your connections and develop new skills while being supported by active cyber experts and researchers. Explore our state-of-the-art facilities and meet your lecturer to discover the benefits of further study.


School of Media
Tuesday 9 April
5.00 - 7.15pm

Join our community of well-connected lecturers and researchers who will enrich your experience and enhance your career prospects.


Courses available for the School of Media:


  • Communications, Public Relations and Media
  • Creative Music
  • Film Making

School of Liberal and Performing Arts
Monday 10 June
6.00 - 7.30pm

Join our creative community of writers and be supported by published authors to hone your craft. Benefit from our links with events and organisations such as the Cheltenham Poetry Festival and the Everyman Theatre.


Courses available for the School of Liberal and Performing Arts:


  • Creative and Critical Writing

School of Art and Design
Wednesday 12 June
3.00 - 7.15pm

Deepen your understanding of the subject you feel passionate about, develop your professional network and acquire the skills required to excel in your chosen field.

  • Francis Close Hall campus map - Fine Art and Photography courses and the location of our student presentation (applicable to all Art and Design courses at 5.45pm), followed by networking.
  • Park campus map - Design and Landscape courses.

School of Sport and Exercise
Thursday 13 June
4.30 - 6.30pm

Learning from and working with internationally respected researchers, coach educators and coaching scientists, you'll use state-of-the-art labs and facilities at our Oxstalls campus, including our brand new international-standard sports centre.


School of Business and Technology, Executive Education
Thursday 27 June
6.00 - 8.00pm

Our lecturers bring real-world knowledge and experience into their teaching and our research has been rated as world-leading in all of our submitted areas.


Courses available for the School of Business and Technology (Executive Education)


  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration (Master's Stage)


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Finance (Master's Stage)
  • Finance
  • International Business


  • Risk Management

Postgraduate Diploma

  • Diploma in Management Studies (DMS)
  • Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Certificate in Management Studies (CMS)
  • Certificate in Professional Studies: Intermediate Human Resource Management

School of Natural & Social Sciences
Tuesday 2 July
5.00 - 7.30pm

Deepen your understanding of the subject you feel passionate about. Acquire the skills required to apply your learning to the benefit of your community and environment.


Courses available for the School of Natural & Social Sciences:


  • Applied Ecology
  • Criminology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Conservation GIS
  • Public Protection

MA or MSc by Research/MRes/PhD

  • Biological Sciences
  • Countryside and Community
  • Geography and Environmental Sciences
  • Psychological Sciences
  • Social Sciences

School of Education
Thursday 4 July
Time TBC

Join our supportive inspirational community of experienced teachers, researchers and experts. We've been training teachers since 1847 and our initial teacher education in the primary and secondary phases is rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted (2015/2016).


Courses available for the School of Education:


  • Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Inclusive Education

MA by Research/MRes/PhD

  • Early Years with Education Studies

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Academic Practice
  • Early Years with EYTS
  • National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination
  • PGCE Primary Teacher Training
  • PGCE Secondary Teacher Training


  • Doctor of Education

Useful info

Why come to an open event?

Our open events are designed to inform and inspire you while showcasing the benefits of further study. Come along to find out more about our courses and the flexible modes of study available to you.

One-to-one advice

You will have the opportunity to ask course leaders the questions that matter to you and receive tailored advice and support.

Course sessions

Meet postgraduate students to get a real insight into your programme and what it’s like to study here. We offer subject presentations and more informal 1-1/group discussions.


Find out more about the postgraduate loans scheme and available funding options. UK/EU students (under the age of 60) studying a first master's degree may be eligible for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,906*. You can also contact our Money Advice Team on for more information.
*Further details and eligibility criteria can be found at

Campus visits

Take the opportunity to explore our outstanding facilities and beautiful campuses while chatting to our Student Ambassadors to find out more about life at the University of Gloucestershire.

Book a campus visit (next campus visit: Thursday 11 April)

Visitors with disabilities

Disabled parking spaces are available on campus and our buildings have been adapted for wheelchair users. Please contact enquiries to book your blue badge parking space: To arrange a meeting with a Disability Adviser, please call 01242 714541 or email

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