IIT-Madras and University of Birmingham to offer joint master’s programme from 2023-24

NEW DELHI: In a first of its kind education partnership at master’s level between any IIT and a UK Russell Group University, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and the University of Birmingham, UK, are joining hands to launch joint master’s programme that will see students studying in Birmingham and Chennai before receiving a single degree awarded by both universities.
The first joint postgraduate programme is proposed to be launched next year before developing further study programmes in subsequent years. The partnership agreement was reached during a visit to Chennai, by professor Adam Tickell, vice-chancellor and principal, University of Birmingham.
Professor V Kamakoti, director, IIT-M and Tickell signed a collaborative statement of intent to explore study areas including data science, energy systems and biomedical engineering.
The universities have also agreed to establish a…

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