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University taster courses

University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students -  Not sure what University life will be like? Try one of our one-day courses for sixth formers

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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. 

The taster courses take place at various times throughout the year but mainly between February and July. The courses run from half-a-day to a week and are non-residential.  All courses are free of charge, students are responsible for their own travel and food expenses

The courses offer you an insight into study at university and the opportunity of attending a course that you may be interested in but are not sure about at this stage. The experience will also enable you to check out the non-teaching facilities provided by the university. You will get the chance to meet with other students on the taster course and undergraduate students studying at the university.

More university taster courses coming in 2018…

Applications to the 2018 taster courses open 11am on Thursday 4 January 2018.  You do not need to rush to apply as soon as applications open as we are giving everyone until 11am on Wednesday 10 January 2018 to initially apply. 

At 11am on Wednesday 10 January 2018, if we have received more applications than places for a taster course, we will allocate the places using random selection. If the taster course is not full, then places will be offered on a first-come first-served basis in the usual way. Applications will remain open after 11am on Wednesday 10 January 2018 for all taster courses with places still available.