Engineering and Materials Science Taster Courses 2023

Our taster courses are designed to give prospective students an idea of what it would be like to study in the School of Engineering and Materials Science, whilst finding out a bit more about our courses. 

Take part in taster lab sessions and talks from leading academics and current students to find out how we prepare our students to take a leading role in the world of engineering. 

Our taster courses are open to students in Year 12 studying Maths and Physics, or Chemistry, at A-Level.  Students studying an Engineering-related BTEC Level 3 should also be studying towards A-Level Maths. 

You can now register for our International Women in Engineering Taster Day on Friday 23rd June, and our Science and Engineering Faculty Taster Day on Thursday 29th June. 

Science and Engineering University Taster Day 

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29th June 2023

This Taster Day is suitable for year 12 students considering studying a Science, Mathematics, or Engineering degree at university in 2024. You will have the opportunity to join our academics and current students for a full day on campus discovering Science and Engineering at Queen Mary University of London.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering provides research and teaching excellence across engineering, science and mathematics in five academic Schools:

During this event, you will gain an insight into what it would be like to study at Queen Mary University of London, and discover the variety of Science and Engineering programs offered throughout our five academic Schools.

When completing the booking form, you will have the opportunity to pick two taster sessions that you would like to attend from the list below:

  • Biomedical Materials in Engineering
  • Analytical Chemistry in Crime Scene Investigations
  • The Illusion of Good Software Design

Time: 10:30am - 3:30pm 

Location: QMUL Graduate Centre, Mile End Campus

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International Women in Engineering Taster Course

23rd June 2023

Taking place on International Women in Engineering Day, we will be celebrating International Women in Engineering with a series of talks and interactive sessions from female engineers linked to the School of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London.

You will have the chance to ask current students, alumni, and academics your questions and get a feel for what it is like to study and work in engineering from a woman’s perspective.

Time: 11am - 4pm 

Location: The Engineering Building, Mile End Campus. 


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