Taster courses for schools
àËÅöÊÓÆµ Taster Courses are short courses at participating universitiesÌýin and around àËÅöÊÓÆµ.
They are one day or half day courses (some run slightly longer). They giveÌýyou the opportunity to try out a variety of subjects.
This can benefit you in various ways:
- Career planning: develop your career thinking and explore different options. Many job roles donâ€™t require specific degree subjects and youâ€™ll be able to explore how university can enhance your skills.
- Subject: try out an area of study, including newÌýones that you havenâ€™t had the chance to study at school.
- University study:Ìýsample university study, without commitment and free of charge.
- Access to lecturers: hear from and be able to speak to subject experts.
- àËÅöÊÓÆµ life: learn about life as a student in the capital.Ìý
- Teaching: experience the different teaching methods used by university academics.
- Extras: gain an insight into the additional facilities available, whilst meeting other students from across the UK.
For more information, including on the advantages of taking a Taster Course, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
àËÅöÊÓÆµ Taster Courses
cost of attending a taster course
Courses range from voice and drama, to medicine and nursing, to computing and business and many more.
2022-23 courses include many that you will not have had a chance to study before, such as Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering, Veterinary Nursing, or East European Languages.
Applications are made online via our simple online form.ÌýWhen you have seen one, or more, you would like to apply for, simply click â€˜Applyâ€™ from within the page for each taster course.
Applications are made individually for each course, via a simple online form, directly from our web pages. When you search for a Taster Course through the Taster Course Search page, click on the course which interests you, and then on the Apply button.Ìý
You will need to complete some simple details, and in some cases the university might ask for a 150-word (maximum) statement in addition. Please view the Frequently Asked Questions for full details.
If you need any further information, please contact us on 020 7863 6046 or email email@example.com.
The following universities participateÌýin the university taster courses.
If you have any questions about the àËÅöÊÓÆµ Taster Courses, contact our taster courses administrator Madeeha Aminuddin by emailing Ìý
If you want to find out more, you can about current and new taster courses.