Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
Our Masterclass and Taster Days programme offers a wealth of interactive and engaging activities covering a wide range of subject areas. All workshops provide learners with a fantastic opportunity to enrich their current studies and to explore the world of higher education. at Birmingham City University

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Engineering in the 21st century

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

Our Masterclass and Taster Days programme offers a wealth of interactive and engaging activities covering a wide range of subject areas. All workshops provide learners with a fantastic opportunity to enrich their current studies and to explore the world of higher education.

Full Event Details:

This session will highlight the modern advances in engineering in the second
decade of the 21st century. Engineering is a professional discipline which is recognised
and respected across the globe just like medicine, law and accountancy. We will
highlight the importance of Engineering and how it helps to sustain and grow the
local, national and the global economy. The session will demonstrate the integration of all aspects of engineering from conceptual design, prototyping, manufacturing through to volume production. Products detailed will include how artificial limbs are manufactured and how the Formula Student race car is designed and manufactured from scratch in less than six months.

Key Information

Time: 11.00-15.30
Year group: 12/13
Places: 40
Campus: City Centre
This session will highlight

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

With around 24,000 students from 80+ countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an excellent range of facilities.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a university and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity.

Working with schools and colleges

Our experienced Student Recruitment team can provide activities tailored to the needs of your learners, raising their awareness of higher education and helping them make an informed decision about university study.

We offer a range of services to schools and colleges, from group bookings for open days to workshops and training opportunities for staff. Providing activities for students from Year 7 right the way through to Year 13, we are particularly proud of our pre-16 visit days and post-16 events where our student ambassadors play a vital part in acting as role models to their younger peers. We also provide a number of masterclasses for a wide range of our subject areas; giving your learners a hands-on insight into subjects they may consider studying at university.

If you’re looking for a bespoke session then please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we’re also happy to discuss your requirements and will endeavour to accommodate your request.






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