•   Post-16 Learners
  •   Pre-16 Learners

Why Study? Talks and Workshops

Event providers: The University of Manchester

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Why Study Presentations and workshops provide information on popular disciplines available at university, which are not taught, or are less widely taught, in the 14-19 curriculum.
Presented by current PhD students, the sessions will demonstrate some of the skills developed by studying a degree in their subject area, explore the careers that graduates could progress into and raise awareness of additional opportunities available through degree courses in the field (eg study abroad or industry placement opportunities).
Specific progression information (eg any preferred or mandatory GCSE or A-level subjects) can be provided.
Talks can be delivered to any group size and last 30-45 minutes.
Workshops can be delivered to up to 40 pupils at a time and last for 30-60 minutes.

Why Study? sessions are available on the following topics:

  • Biology
  • Biology and Society
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • Health sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology

Event Age Groups IconY9, Y10, Y11, Y12, Y13

03 Sep 2019 - 29 May 2020

On request

On Campus or In School

Gatsby benchmark 7

RPF learner outcomes LO1 LO2 LO5

This is an ncop event

This an NCOP activity, it is available for NCOP target schools.

Based on government policy; our programme is targeted using learner postcodes. Support with targeting is available from your hub manager, and more information can be found in the targeting, monitoring and evaluation section. 

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