Subject-specific sessions

Our academic schools hold a range of taster events, student panels and alumni discussions throughout the year to give you a taste of the subjects we teach. 

Humanities and Social Sciences

Economics and Finance Online Drop-in Sessions

Fortnightly drop-in sessions are offered by the School of Economics and Finance to provide prospective students, parents and carers with advice and support in their transition to studying at Queen Mary University. The schools' support staff will either lead a general Q&A session or focus on a particular topic, such as careers and year-in-industry/abroad options.

You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions:
  • Thursday 29 September 2021 - 10:30-11:30am (BST) – Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Q&A (subject to topic change)
  • Thursday 13 October 2021 - 10:30-11:30am (BST) – Year Abroad and In-Industry with Manu (Undergraduate programmes)
  • Thursday 27 October 2021 - 10:30-11:30am (BST) – Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Q&A (subject to topic change)
  • Thursday 10 November 2021 - 10:30-11:30am (GMT) – Careers (primarily aimed at Postgraduate Taught)
  • Thursday 24 November 2021 – 4-5pm (GMT) - Year Abroad and In-Industry with Manu (Undergraduate Programmes)
  • Thursday 8 December 2021 - 10:30-11:30am (GMT) – Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Q&A (subject to topic change)


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Science and Engineering

Girls in Maths Virtual Taster Event

Wednesday 27 October 2021, 10.30am - 12pm (BST)

We're inviting female students to join us virtually and discover what studying a Maths degree at university is really like! This will be a great opportunity to gain an insight into student life at Queen Mary. 

You must be studying A-Level Maths or about to enter A-Level Maths to be eligible to attend a Maths taster day.


10:30 – 10:35 – Welcome Talk

10:35 – 11:00 – Taster Talk One - How close is too close in space? (Dr Shabnam Beheshti)

11:00 – 11:25 – Taster Talk Two - Pricing for Pet Insurance (Gaik Ng FIA)

11:25 – 11:40 – Transitioning to university talk

11:40 – 12:00 – Careers talk

12:00 – Event ends


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Previous Taster Sessions

In case you missed our taster sessions, we have created recordings of our events available for you to watch in your own time. 

  Watch our previous taster sessions

Contact our schools

Our Schools and Institutes webpage contains a list of all of our academic school websites, where you can find specific contact information.

  Find school contact info