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Out of this World: Astrophysics at University

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Hosted by Queen Mary University of London. Discover life as an Astronomy student at a vibrant Russel Group university.

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Aimed specifically at students considering taking Astronomy options at university, this course gives students the chance to spend a busy day getting a feel for the subject as it is taught at Queen Mary.

The varied programme includes a lab session, tutorial and a lecture designed to indicate the sort of topics and type of tasks that you will undertake during a physics and astronomy degree. On top of this, students will also be able to chat to staff and current students, take a tour of our facilities and find out about the cutting edge research taking place in the School..

PLEASE NOTE: After you have submitted your application, we will email you within 5 working days to ask you to write in 150 words, why you are interested in studying this subject. Students will be selected for this course based on their answers. Once we have received your 150 words, we will let you know soon after the application deadline below whether or not your application has been successful.

Application deadline: 5pm on Monday 20 April 2015

Duration: One day (10am - 4pm)

Subject area/s: Astronomy,Astrophysics,Physics

Course Requirements: This taster course is open to year 12 students only. Students must be studying Maths AND Physics at AS level to attend the taster course.

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Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)


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University Taster Course Programme - University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students

Choose from over a hundred courses in multiple subject areas at numerous universities in and around London.

The Taster Course Programme provides year 12 sixth form students with a taste of what life at a university in London is like. Through your chosen taster course you will experience the different teaching methods used by university academics and gain an insight into the additional facilities available, whilst meeting students from across the UK.

All our taster courses are free to attend and you can choose a course from a variety of subjects taking place at the numerous participating universities. Courses range from voice and drama, to medicine and nursing, to computing and business.

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