Event Information

Are you ready to research? Dr Betsy Porritt will be presenting the unique opportunities available via the MRes Interdisciplinary Study!

This degree combines practical experience of interdisciplinary research with a taught framework of contemporary critical theory. On our brand-new Interdisciplinary Study programme you have the opportunity to apply for specially-designed research positions within the University of Birmingham or create your own topic to follow your current expertise and interests. Whether you’re a fresh graduate, a returning researcher or coming from industry, this MRes is the ideal place to take your journey beyond disciplinary borders. 

The flexibility of this new programme means we co-create it with you. Alongside the practice of a substantial research project, you choose taught modules from across the University of Birmingham. While working with and alongside your peers and the multidisciplinary staff in Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences this MRes is a chance to undertake a truly innovative learning experience. 

Our programmes:

With more than 600 taught programmes and a range of research opportunities, Birmingham is one of the most popular UK universities for postgraduate study. The University offers a range of study options – from part-time courses and distance learning to microcredentials and overseas faculties. You can explore and learn more about our courses here.

Meet us:

We hold events both on and off campus so you can see and get to know Birmingham for yourself! Our annual Postgraduate Open Days are a great way to learn more about the University, our community, your course of interest and of course our campus! If you’re not able to make it to Birmingham – our regular online Q&A sessions and events lets you chat with current students, academics, and members of the postgraduate recruitment team. You can find out more about our events here.

Chat to us:

There’s no better way to learn more about the university, community, and the student experience, than through our students. You can chat to our postgraduate ambassadors via Unibuddy to gain first hand knowledge on studying at the University of Birmingham.

Funding your studies:

We understand that continuing your education to postgraduate level is a significant financial investment. From cash payments to full tuition fee waivers, we are committed to alleviating financial barriers to support you in taking your next steps on our courses beginning in 2024. You can explore our database to find a scholarship or funding opportunity that’s right for you.