Taster Courses and Events

Taster Courses

Our taster courses are designed to give you 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 the course. Take part in taster 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. 

Tasters courses give prospective students an insight into the range of courses that the School of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London has to offer. 

Taster Course: Women in Engineering Taster Day

Date: Thursday 23 June 2021

Location: Engineering Building, Mile End Campus 

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Taking place on International Women in Engineering Day, we will be celebrating 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.

You will hear from our head of school Professor Hazel Screen as well alumni, academics and current students.

Kinjal Dave, Techwomen100 winner 2019 and Scientist at BAE Systems, studied Aerospace Engineering at Queen Mary. Hear about her career and what it is like being a women in engineering

Gioia Etchi studied Materials Science and Engineering at Queen Mary University of London. Find out how she got her job as a materials engineer at a small tech company in Cambridge

You will also have the chance to ask current students, alumni and academics your questions and get a feel for studying and working in engineering from a woman’s perspective.

This taster course is suitable for :

  • Year 12 or 13 students considering progressing in STEM at university.
  • A-Level Students studying Mathematics and Chemistry or Physics 
  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Engineering alongside A Level Mathematics, or equivalent level 3 qualifications suitable that meet our standard entry criteria. 
  • Applicants and Offer Holders for programs offered by the School of Engineering and Materials Science are also welcome.


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