University Taster Course Programme

Taster courses

University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students

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. 

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All taster courses can be found on this website in the Course Search

For a quick list of taster courses showing places available please view all taster courses

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2014 University Taster Courses update 16/01/2014

Applications to the 2014 taster courses are still open and you can apply now . There are still places available on the majority of the taster courses. For a quick list of taster courses showing places available please view all taster courses . Applications will stay open on each taster course until all places are booked and are offered on a first-come first-served basis unless specified otherwise in the individual course listing.

Please note that applications to the St George’s medicine taster courses and the Royal Veterinary College veterinary medicine taster course will remain open until the application deadline specified in their course listings.

2014 University Taster Courses update 23/10/2013

You will be able to apply to the 2014 taster courses from 11am on Thursday 9 January 2014 when our website www.london.ac.uk/tasters will open applications to the full schedule of taster courses for 2014. 

IMPORTANT:
Please note that you do not need to rush to apply as soon as applications open at 11am on Thursday 9 January 2014 as we are giving everyone until 11am on Wednesday 15 January 2014 to initially apply. 

At 11am on Wednesday 15 January 2014, if we have received more applications than places for a taster course, then 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. We will inform you of the outcome of your application by email within 5 working days after 11am on Wednesday 15 January 2014.

Applications received after 11am on Wednesday 15 January 2014 will be offered a place on a taster course if there are places available on a first-come first-served basis unless specified otherwise in the particular taster course listing.

University Challenge Workshop for Parents

How can you best help your child through the process of choosing the right University? This workshop presents unbiased, practical information and provides an insight into the student decision making process from careers professionals working within The Careers Group, University of London. For further details and to book a place visit our page our page

Remember to return to this web page for up-to-date information about the courses.

 

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