Subject Guide / Coding

The UniversityTasterDays.com Search uses the JACS coding system, with minor amendments to make things more user friendly.

The Joint Academic Coding System (JACS) is used by UK institutions to identify the subject matter of programmes and modules. When searching by subject, please use the guidance below. If you know the specific search term. E.g. “textiles” simply use the keyword search.

Where is my subject listed?

General Taster Day (Non-subject specific)

Anything which isn’t student finance or related to a subject specific event. General events include. university life taster events, campus tours, student talks, accommodation tours, open days etc.

Architecture, Building and Planning
  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Landscape Design
  • Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Biological Sciences
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology, Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • Psychology
  • Sports Science
  • Zoology
Business and related subjects
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Studies
  • Marketing
  • Office Skills
  • Tourism, Transport and Travel
Communications and Documentation
  • Information Services
  • Journalism
  • Media Studies
  • Publicity Studies
  • Publishing
Creative Arts and Design
  • Cinematics and Photography
  • Crafts
  • Dance
  • Design studies
  • Drama
  • Fine Art
  • Imaginative Writing
  • Music
Education
  • Academic studies in Education
  • Research and Study Skills in Education
  • Training Teachers
Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical, Process and Energy Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Production and Manufacturing Engineering
Historical and Philosophical studies
  • Archaeology
  • History by area
  • History by period
  • History by topic
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and Religious studies
Language, Literature and related subjects
  • African studies
  • American studies
  • Australasian studies
  • Chinese studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Modern Middle Eastern studies
  • Portuguese studies
  • Russian and East European studies
  • Scandinavian studies
  • South Asian studies
  • Spanish studies
Law
  • Law by area
  • Law by Topic
Linguistics, Classics and related subjects
  • Ancient Language studies
  • Celtic studies
  • Classical Greek studies
  • Classical studies
  • Comparative Literary studies
  • English studies
  • Latin studies
  • Linguistics
Mathematical and Computer Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Operational Research
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics
Medicine, Dentistry and related subjects
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Aural and Oral Sciences
  • Clinical Dentistry
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Medical Technology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmics
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy
  • Pre-clinical Dentistry
  • Pre-clinical Medicine
Physical Sciences
  • Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Forensic and Archaeological Science
  • Geology
  • Materials Science
  • Ocean Sciences
  • Physical and Terrestrial Geographical and Environmental Sciences
  • Physics
Social studies
  • Anthropology
  • Human and Social Geography
  • Others in Social studies
  • Politics
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Technologies
  • Ceramics and Glasses
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Maritime Technology
  • Materials Technology not otherwise specified
  • Metallurgy
  • Minerals Technology
  • Polymers and Textiles
Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture and related subjects
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Clinical Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry
  • Food and Beverage studies
  • Forestry
  • Pre-clinical Veterinary Medicine
Student Finance Day

The simplest of all! Student Finance only. But perhaps check ‘General events’ for these too!


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