Postgraduate Diary: open days

 

One of the biggest events in the year where you can find out about Postgraduate study is the Postgraduate Study Fair, which is held on Wednesday 21 November 2012 at the University of Manchester.

Over 90 institutions from the UK and advisory bodies will have representatives there, so you can learn more about the course or courses you're interested in. Most universities also hold their own open days. See below.

University of Aberdeen:
Saturday 03 November 2012
Wednesday 07 November 2012
More details here

Abertay Dundee:
No postgraduate-specific open day dates but individuals can arrange to visit
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Aberystwyth University:
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Wednesday 15 May 2013
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Anglia Ruskin University:
Saturday 17 November 2012
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Saturday 13 July 2013
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Arts University Bournemouth:
Tuesday 04 September 2012
Saturday 08 September 2012
More details here

Aston:
None arranged as yet
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Bangor:
None arranged as yet
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Bath:
No postgraduate-specific open days, but individuals can arrange to visit
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Bath Spa:
None arranged as yet
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University of Bedfordshire:
Thursday 25 October 2012 (Bedford campus)
Wednesday 28 November 2012 (Luton campus)
Thursday 21 March 2013 (Bedford campus)
Thursday 18 April 2013 (Luton campus)
More details here

Birkbeck, University of London:
Thursday 29 November 2012
Thursday 28 November 2013
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University of Birmingham:
Tuesday 20 November 2012
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Birmingham City University:
Friday 05 October 2012
Saturday 06 October 2012
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Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln:
Wednesday 03 October 2012
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Bolton:
Saturday 10 November 2012
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Bournemouth University:
Wednesday 12 September 2012 (Campus Tour)
Wednesday 10 October 2012 (Campus Tour)
Wednesday 21 November 2012 (Information Session)
More details here

Bradford:
None arranged as yet
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Brighton:
None arranged as yet
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Bristol:
None arranged as yet
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Brunel University:
Thursday 31 January 2013
Thursday 23 May 2013
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Buckingham:
None arranged as yet
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Buckinghamshire New University:
Saturday 13 October 2012
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Wednesday 20 February 201 3
Saturday 27 April 2013
Wednesday 12 June 2013
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Cambridge:
No postgraduate-specific open days, but individuals can arrange to visit
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Canterbury Christ Church:
No postgraduate-specific open days, but individuals can arrange to visit
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Cardiff University:
Wednesday 28 November 2012
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Cardiff Metropolitan:
None arranged as yet
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Central Lancashire:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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Central School of Speech and Drama:
Thursday 15 November 2012
Thursday 24 January 2013
Thursday 16 May 2013
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University of Chester:
From January 2013
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University of Chichester:
No open days specifically for prospective postgraduates
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City University:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Courtauld Institute of Art:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Coventry:
Saturday 03 November 2012
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Cumbria:
Next open days in early December 2012, with booking open in October.
More details here

De Montfort:
Thursday 06 September 2012
Campus tours also available to book
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Derby:
Saturday 13 October 2012
Saturday 24 November 2012
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Dundee:
No open days, but individuals can arrange a visit.
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Durham:
None arranged as yet
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East Anglia:
Wednesday 23 January 2013
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East London:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Edge Hill:
Saturday 13 October 2012
Saturday 17 November 2012
Saturday 15 June 2013
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Edinburgh:
Friday 23 November 2012
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Edinburgh Napier:
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Thursday 29 November 2012
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Essex:
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Wednesday 06 March 2013
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Exeter:
No open days specifically for prospective postgraduates, but individuals can arrange visits
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Glamorgan:
Wednesday 12 September 2012
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Glasgow:
Friday 09 November 2012
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Glasgow Caledonian:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Gloucestershire:
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Tuesday 11 June 2013
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Glyndwr:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet. However, they do have a virtual open day.

Goldsmiths:
Wednesday 21 November 2012 (Postgraduate Information Evening)
More details here

Greenwich:
Saturday 13 October 2012
Saturday 23 February 2013
Saturday 13 April 2013
Saturday 06 July 2013
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Harper Adams:
Open afternoons specifically for postgrads are available but differ between course. Check the university website for details.

Heriot-Watt:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Hertfordshire:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Heythrop College:
Thursday 28 February 2013
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Wednesday 12 June 2013
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Highlands and Islands:
Colleges run regular open days
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Huddersfield:
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Tuesday 19 June 2012
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Hull:
Saturday 29 September 2012
Saturday 13 October 2012
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Imperial College London:
Wednesday 5 December 2012
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Keele University:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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University of Kent:
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Saturday 02 February 2013
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King’s College London:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Kingston:
Thursday 6 September 2012 (Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture)
Wednesday 12 December 2012 (Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture)
Wednesday 16 January 2013(Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture)
Saturday 19 January 2013 (Kingston Business School & Law School)
More details here

Lancaster:
Wednesday 13th February 2013
Wednesday 19th June 2013
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Leeds:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Leeds Metropolitan:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Leeds Trinity:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Leicester:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Lincoln:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Liverpool:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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Liverpool Hope:
Thursday 07 March 2013
Tuesday 07 May 2013
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Liverpool John Moores:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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London Metropolitan:
Wednesday 12 September 2012
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London School of Economics:
Wednesday 7 November 2012
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London South Bank:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Loughborough:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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University of Manchester:
Wednesday 28 November 2012

Manchester Metropolitan:
No open days, but opportunities to visit at postgraduate course fairs.
More details here.

Middlesex:
Wednesday 12 September 2012
More details here.

Newcastle:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Newman University College:
No postgraduate-specific open days.
Saturday 29th September 2012
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Saturday 29 June 2013
Wednesday 10 July 2013
More details here

Northampton:
No postgraduate-specific open days.
Wednesday 12 September 2012
Saturday 13 October 2012
Saturday 3 November 2012
More details here

Northumbria:
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Wednesday 6 March 2013
More details here

Norwich University College of the Arts:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Nottingham:
No physical open day, but a virtual open day.

Nottingham Trent:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
More details here

Open University:
No open days as degree is distance-learning

Oxford:
No physical open day, but a virtual open day.

Oxford Brookes:
Wednesday 17 October 2012 (Postgraduate fair)
More details here

Plymouth:
Tuesday 13 November 2012
More details here

Portsmouth:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Queen Margaret:
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Wednesday 24 April 2013
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Queen Mary University:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Queen’s Belfast:
No postgraduate-specific open days

Reading:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Robert Gordon:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Roehampton:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Royal Academy of Music:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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Royal Agricultural College:
Saturday 15 September 2012
Saturday 26 January 2013
Saturday 23 March 2013
Saturday 01 June 2013
Tuesday 23 July 2013
More details here

Royal College of Music:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet, but personal tours can be arranged if necessary
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Royal Conservatoire Scotland:
No postgraduate-specific open days
Friday 12 October 2012 (Production and Screen)
Friday 19 October 2012 (Drama Performance)
Friday 09 November 2012 (Modern Ballet)
More details here

Royal Holloway:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Royal Northern College of Music:
Tuesday 25th September 2012
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Royal Veterinary College:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet

Salford:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Sheffield:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Sheffield Hallam:
Wednesday 5 December 2012
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SOAS:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Southampton:
No open days, but individuals can arrange to visit the university
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Southampton Solent:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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St Andrews:
Wednesday 14 November 2012 
Wednesday 13 March 2013
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St George's:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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St Mary’s:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Staffordshire:
No postgraduate-specific open days available

Stirling:
No open days, but individuals can arrange to visit the university
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Strathclyde:
No open days, but can be seen at a few events around the country
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Surrey:
Saturday 8 September 2012
Saturday 13 October 2012
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University of Sussex:
Wednesday 23 January 2013
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Swansea University:
Wednesday 14th November 2012
Wednesday 6th March 2013
Tuesday 4th June 2013
More details here

Swansea Metropolitan:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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Teesside:
Tuesday 06 November 2012
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UCP Marjon:
No postgraduate-specific open days
Saturday 13 October 2012
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Ulster:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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University Campus Suffolk:
Saturday 29 September 2012
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University College Birmingham:
Saturday 22 September 2012
Saturday 13 October 2012
Saturday 01 December 2012
Saturday 09 February 2013
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University College Falmouth:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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University College London:
No open day events, but UCL attends events around the UK and overseas
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University for the Creative Arts:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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University of the Arts:
Wednesday 17 October 2012 (LCC)
Thursday 1 November 2012 (Wimbledon)
Wednesday 28 November 2012 (Camberwell)
Thursday 17 January 2013 (Wimbledon)
Wednesday 23 January 2013 (Camberwell)
Thursday 21 February 2013 (Wimbledon)
Tuesday 29 January 2013 (Chelsea)
Tuesday 19 February 2013 (Chelsea)
Wednesday 20 February 2013 (Camberwell)
Thursday 14 March 2013 (Wimbledon)
Wednesday 20 March 2013 (Camberwell)
Wednesday 17 April 2013 (Camberwell)
Tuesday 23 April 2013 (Chelsea)
Thursday 16 May 2013 (Wimbledon)
Wednesday 22 May 2013 (Camberwell)
Tuesday 28 May 2013 (Chelsea)
More details available on their respective websites

University of Wales, Newport:
No postgraduate-specific events
Saturday 27th October 2012
Saturday 24th Nov 2012
Saturday 20th April 2013
More details here

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David:
No postgraduate-specific open days

Warwick:
No information about postgraduate open days, but individuals can arrange to visit
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West London:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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West of England, Bristol:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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West of Scotland:
Tuesday 02 October (Dumfries Campus)
Thursday 04 October (Hamilton Campus)
Tuesday 09 October (Paisley Campus)
Thursday 25 October (Ayr Campus)
More details here

Westminster:
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Wednesday 6 March 2013
Wednesday 12 June 2013
More details here

Winchester:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Wolverhampton:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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Worcester:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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York:
No postgraduate open day event dates available yet
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York St John:
No postgraduate-specific open days
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