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

Business on-demand taster sessions

Business on-demand taster sessions

If you're interested in studying subjects related to Business and Management at university, why not take a look at our taster sessions? We have a number of taster sessions on-demand run by the School of Business and Management, available for you to watch in your free time.

Taster sessions are a great way for you to discover subjects which interest you and give a taste of what a lecture would be like. Below are on-demand sessions available:

  • Marketing taster lecture is run by Dr Stephan Dickert, and he talks about consumer behaviour.
  • Entrepreneurship taster lecture is run by Dr Joanna Zhang, and she gives you an overview of the origins of entrepreneurship.
  • Accounting taster lecture is run by Dr Didem Gundogdu, and she lectures of the year-end accounts within accounting.


Science and Engineering

Wonderful World of Maths

Thursday 17 February 2022, 10.30am - 12pm (BST)

Our Maths taster event is a great opportunity to get a better idea of what life as a maths student might be like before applying.This event will include two taster lectures, a transitioning to university talk and a careers talk. 


10:30 – 10:35 – Welcome Talk

10:35 – 11:00 – Taster Talk One – Games, Auctions and Elections (Dr Felix Fischer)

11:00 – 11:25 – Taster Talk Two - Hot Black Holes (Dr Mahdi Godazgar)

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

11:40 – 12:00 – Careers talk

12:00 – Event ends

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

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Queen Mary Futures

The Queen Mary Futures programme is an opportunity for talented students who are under-represented in higher education to broaden their network, knowledge and skills, in preparation for university-level study.   

The 4-week* programme of activities will allow Year 12 students to gain an insight in to studying a range of programmes at Queen Mary that are broadly in line with their study interests and intended higher education pathway. Students will also benefit from tailored academic skill development sessions, as well as enhanced information, advice and guidance about the career opportunities that exist with different courses.

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*The core programme will take place after school/college on 4 consecutive Wednesday (Science and Engineering subjects) and Thursday (Humanities and Social Sciences subjects) from 23 Feb - 17 March 2022, and a celebration event will be scheduled for Spring/Summer 2022.

Subject Insight Series

A series of short online courses from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences helping you find which subject is the perfect fit for you!

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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.

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