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Postgraduate open events

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Postgraduate open events

  • 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
  • Monday 17 June, School of Health and Social Care - Health
  • Wednesday 19 June, School of Health and Social Care - Social Work
  • 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
  • Tuesday 9 July, School of Business and Technology - Computing

Your open event

Dates for 2019

Event Details

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


  • 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.

Courses available


  • Creative Advertising
  • Fine Art
  • Illustration
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Photography

Master of Design

  • Graphic Design

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.

Courses available


  • Professional Practice in Physical Education and School Sport


  • Professional Practice in Sports Coaching
  • Sports Performance Analysis
  • Sports Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Therapy

MSc or MA by research / MRes / PhD

  • Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Sport Leadership, Education and Society

Postgraduate research

  • Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise

School of Health and Social Care - Health

  • Monday 17 June
  • 5.30 - 7.30pm

Master critical reflection on the patient care provided within a political, social and environmental context, utilising knowledge of public health data of patients in their clinical area.

Courses available

MSc/PGDip/PG Cert

  • Advanced clinical practice
  • Advanced professional practice

School of Health and Social Care - Social Work

  • Wednesday 19 June
  • 5.30 - 7.00pm

Looking for a masters degree in social work? This interactive postgraduate course is an accelerated route to becoming a HCPC-registered social worker.

Courses available

MA/PGDip/PG Cert

  • Social Work

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


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


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

MSc or MA by research / MRes / PhD

  • Accounting, Finance and Law
  • Business and Enterprise Management
  • Marketing, Events and Hospitality

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


  • 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


  • 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

School of Business and Technology - Computing

  • Tuesday 9 July
  • Time TBC

Be supported by experienced computing experts. Our teaching staff have a wealth of experience, having worked for a range of organisations and across a variety of sectors.

Courses available


  • Computing (Masters stage)
  • Cyber Security

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 13 June)

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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