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Subject specific sessions

Book a subject specific session

We have a range of subject specific sessions that we can offer for sixth form and college students delivered by the Education Liaison team or our subject academics.

These sessions are all subject to availability and can be delivered within your school or college, virtually or as part of a bespoke on campus visit (unless otherwise stated)

Please click on the dropdown boxes below to see the variety of sessions on offer for each subject area.

Biology and Biosciences
From epidemiology to plant exchange and transport, we’ve an exciting range of Biology and Biosciences taster sessions and lectures. Our academics are active researchers making discoveries in biomedical science, ecology, genetics and microbiology. They’ll share their knowledge and passion for the subject area, inspiring your students to succeed.
Business and Management
In our business and management taster sessions and lectures your students will learn from experts and develop real-life skills. We can show them how to market a product and help them with decision making.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Our chemistry and biochemistry taster sessions and lectures can give students a taste of what it’s like to study a science subject at university. There’s a range of sessions on offer, all led by our inspiring academic staff.
Computer Science
We explore specialist fields like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and web gaming in our computing taster sessions and lectures. Or students can explore the fundamentals of engineering.
Engineering
English and Creative Writing
With sessions covering English literature, English language and creative writing there’s plenty of sessions on offer to inspire your students. They could discover the ‘Victorian Vampire’, explore child language development or delve into the world of script writing.
Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
Geography and Geology
If your students are curious about today’s big issues, our geography and geology taster sessions are a great way to inspire them. Students can explore physical geography topics such as river bank erosion and channel change or find out more and have a go with geological equipment such as the petrographic microscope.
Healthcare and Medicine
Our practical healthcare and medicines will help students to put themselves in the shoes of health care practitioners and see if they can make life changing decisions such as in our ‘who gets the kidney’ session. We can also support your students with Medical School applications and understanding the UCAT process.
History
In our history taster sessions and lectures students can become digital detectives, exploring online archives or discover important topics such as African-American Civil Rights.
Law, Criminology & Policing
Our law, criminology and policing curriculum workshops can support you to deliver an aspect of the Level 3 curriculum. All delivered by academics who are experts in their field.
Media and Performing Arts
Our media and performing arts workshops cover a range of subject areas. Do you have budding actors, dancers, or musicians? We can show them what university study will be like. Or we can show students what it would be like to study courses such as film, media, broadcast production or animation.
Physics
Psychology
Psychology is all around us. In our taster sessions and lectures students can discover psychology in all walks of life. From the psychology of emoji to the psychology of sport performance, we have sessions available in a range of topics.
Social Sciences
From youth cultures to the exploration of equalities and inequalities in society students can explore a range of topics within the social sciences. Our academics have a range of expertise so we’d be happy to create a bespoke activity for your students.
Sport and Physical Activity
Our sports lecture series and interactive sports workshop will provide an insight for students into what it’s like to study a sports degree. Topics can include sports injury management, sports coaching and performance analysis and more.
Teaching and Education
From Teacher Training workshops to forest schools, young peoples mental health and learning through play, our Faculty of Education can over a broad range of sessions for students interested in becoming a qualified teacher or working in the wider childrens workforce.