2020 applicants
Event

Postgraduate Open Evening - CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled.

Be part of our global, cutting-edge and research-intensive postgraduate community. 

Come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening on Wednesday 18 March 2020. Meet some of our staff and students, and discover what it's all about to be part of our international postgraduate community. We have a wide range of courses to study at Essex, from Masters to PhDs, so get yourself booked onto our Open Evening to discover some of the opportunities that will be available to you as a postgraduate student.

Professor Sanja Bahun, our Dean of Postgraduate Research and Education, will give an introductory talk, and there will be opportunities to speak to academics and student services, such as the Students' Union, Student Support, and our sports and accommodation teams. You'll also have the chance to go on a campus or accommodation tour. 

We're open from 4-7pm and are based in the Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall at our Colchester Campus. Refreshments will be provided.

The current programme for the evening is:

  • 4.10-4.40pm - Welcome talk by Professor Sanja Bahun and James Teague
  • 4.45-5.15pm - Welcome talk (repeated)
  • 5.20-5.30pm - Student Finance talk
  • 5.50-6.10pm - CANCELLED. Sociology talk by Dr Anna Sergi: "A sociological imagination as a tool for today’s society." Unfortunately this talk has been cancelled. We are looking to replace it with another speaker.
  • 6.15-6.35pm - Health and Social Care talk by Professor Peter Martin: "Postgraduate educational opportunities in the School of Health and Social Care."
  • 6.40-7.00pm - Psychology talk by Dr Vanessa Loaiza: "Postgraduate courses in psychology in Essex."

Please be aware that spaces for each talk will be limited.

Use our online booking form to register, then just come along during the evening and we'll check you in when you arrive.

We're looking forward to meeting you!

Postgraduate Open Evening - CANCELLED

Postgraduate courses that are closed for 2020-entry

Please note that our Doctorate Clinical Psychology (D Clin Psych) and MSc Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) courses are already closed for 2020-entry.

You can still enquire about these courses for 2021-entry.

As we can't meet face to face...

We may not be able to meet in person but we're still available to chat online. From students and alumni to academics, the Essex community is here and ready for a chat.

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Driving onto campus?

If you're planning to drive to our Colchester Campus, parking will be free. Please park in Valley Car Park or Car Park B on the south-side of campus which are both close to our Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall. You will need to print and display a parking permit in your windscreen. We also have excellent local bus services to campus and two train stations nearby at Hythe (Essex) and Wivenhoe.

Who can I speak with on the night?

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

The staff who will be attending for our School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering are:

Professor Reinhold Scherer - Professor of Brain-Computer Interfaces and Neural Engineering

Professor John Gan - Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Dr Nicos Angelopoulos - Lecturer

Department of Economics

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Economics are:

Daniel Tene - Student Engagement Officer

Dr Ben Etheridge - Lecturer 

Essex Business School

Our marketing team will be representing the Essex Business School and will be able to answer all of your questions about studying one of our taught courses or research degrees. 

Department of Government

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Government are:

Professor Philip Leifeld - Professor of Comparative Politics 

School of Health and Social Care

The staff who will be attending for our School of Health and Social Care:

Caroline Bald - Lecturer in social work

Hellen Ekka - Marketing and Recruitment Officer

Caroline and Hellen will be joined by health and social care academics throughout the evening.

Department of History

The staff who will be attending for our Department of History are:

Dr Felix Schnell - Senior Lecturer

Department of Language and Linguistics

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Language and Linguistics are: 

Dr Christina Gkonou - Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Ignazia Posadinu - Senior Lecturer and Director of MA Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling

School of Life Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our School of Life Sciences are: 

Dr Corinne Whitby - Senior Lecturer and Graduate Director

Dr Michael Steinke - Senior Lecturer, Course Lead for MSc Tropical Marine Biology and PGT Director

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

Four members of staff from our Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies will be attending to answer all your questions about studying a taught course or research degree.

Department of Mathematical Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Mathematical Sciences are: 

Professor Berthold Lausen - Professor of Data Science and Head of Department 

School of Philosophy and Art History

The staff who will be representing philosophy are:

Professor Fabian Freyenhagen - Professor of Philosophy and PGT Director

The staff who will be representing art history are:

Dr Michael Tymkiv - Senior Lecturer 

Department of Psychology

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Psychology are: 

Dr Vanessa Loaiza - Senior Lecturer

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies are: 

Dr Kevin Lu - Senior Lecturer and PGT Director (5-6pm only)

Susan Kegerreis - Senior Lecturer (4-5pm only)

Leonardo Nascimentio - Lecturer (4-5pm only)

Chris Tanner - Senior Lecturer (6-7pm only)

Dr Norman Gabriel - Senior Lecturer (4-7pm)

Institute for Social and Economic Research

The staff who will be attending for our Institute for Social and Economic Research are:

Dr Cara Booker - Research Fellow

Department of Sociology

The staff who will be attending for our Department of Sociology are: 

Michelle Hall - Student Administrator

Dr Anna Sergi - Senior Lecturer in Criminology and PGT Director

Update: unfortunately Anna will no longer be able to attend this event.

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences

The staff who will be attending for our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences are: 

Dr Ed Hope - Lecturer

Dr Adrian Mallows - Senior Lecturer and Course Lead for MSc Physiotherapy

Dr Sally Waterworth - Lecturer