College of Social Sciences

11.00am - 12 noon
School of Social & Poilitcal Sciences
St Andrews's Building, Lecture Theatre 213

Find out about the School of Social and Political Sciences’ exciting range of postgraduate programmes. We have over 40 degrees across a wide range of areas, including Sociology and Criminology, Politics, International Relations and Security, Real Estate, Planning and Urban Studies, Social Research and Big Data.

You’ll have the chance to hear directly from subject staff and learn more about the school and the various learning and employability opportunities available to you as part of your degree experience. Applicants interested in learning more about the Erasmus Mundus opportunities to study on one of our four joint and double degree programmes with universities across Europe are strongly encouraged to attend this session.

1pm - 2.30pm
Adam Smith Business School Interactive Studies
ASBS Lecture Theatre, West Quad, Main Building

Find out about the postgraduate opportunities available to you at the triple accredited Adam Smith Business School.

Take part in our interactive session, “Changing the world through creativity” to gain an insight into the learning experience we offer.
Our Programme Convenors and current students will also be on hand to answer your questions during a Q&A session.

Students interested in studying a degree in the fields of Accounting & Finance, Economics, Management, MBA, Financial Technology or Master of Global Business are most welcome.

School of Education

1.00pm - 2.00pm
Education (Primary/Secondary), PGDE
St Andrew’s Building, Lecture Theatre 213

Come and speak to our programme leader to find out about everything you always wanted to know about our Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). What are the entry requirements? What subjects can I qualify in? How many classes are there in a week? When will I be on placement? Have all of these types of questions answered during this informal information session.

1.00pm - 1.30pm
Children's Literature & Literacies, MEd
St Andrew’s Building, Seminar Room 237AB

Find out all about this programme, dedicated to children's and young adults’ literature as a primary resource and field of academic study. You will develop a specialism which is highly valued in professions such as education, library services and children's media.

1.30pm -2.00pm
Museum Education, MSc
St Andrew’s Building, Seminar Room 237AB 

Find out about this programme which will provide you with exciting opportunities to develop critical knowledge and skills associated with learning in and through museums and galleries. Building on your academic, professional and personal experiences and qualifications, it will deepen your social, culture, historical and philosophical understanding of museum education.

2.30pm -3.00pm
MSc Educational Studies in Adult, Community and Youth Contexts
St Andrew’s Building, Lecture Theatre 213

Learn about this exciting programme that combines frameworks of theory and practice from youth studies, adult and lifelong learning, and community-based education and development. Building on a wide range of contexts, backgrounds and experience, this programme equips and qualifies students to move into research, practice, and teaching in the broad range of educational fields outside compulsory schooling.

3.00pm - 3.30pm
Psychological Studies
St Andrew’s Building, Lecture Theatre 213

According to the British Psychological Society, Psychology is the study of people: how they think, how they act, react and interact. Psychology is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivations underlying such behaviour” (BPS, 2018).

Come along to this talk to find out about the many domains of psychology, and how our programme can start you along your career path to being a professional psychologist. We will speak about counselling, clinical, social, developmental, cognitive, health, occupational and educational psychology domains.

The MSc in Psychological Studies is a challenging one-year conversion programme designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice, together with opportunities to focus on aspects of psychology of particular relevance to your own experience and interests. The programme will enable you to build on the transferable skills you have attained in your previous undergraduate degree. It will provide you with the necessary level of study to meet the standards and requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the British Psychological Society, and move you forward to meet your career goals.

3.30pm - 4.00pm
School of Education Leadership Programmes
St Andrew’s Building, Lecture Theatre 213

This session will provide an opportunity to find out about the leadership programmes available for teachers which are offered by the School of Education. These include the Pg. Certificate in Teacher Leadership; the Pg. Certificate in Middle Leadership and Management and the Into and In Headship Certificate and Diploma programmes.  In addition, there will be information about the MSc in Advanced Educational Leadership, a new programme for education practitioners from all sectors.