Applicant Taster Days

Education Studies Timetable:

Each Applicant Taster Day has a set timetable.

There will be opportunities for you to get involved in course-based activities and also find out more about University accommodation and services available to students during the day.

Please note this is an indicative schedule of events and times.

Applicant Taster Day Timetable 

TimeActivityVenue
12:00 - 1:00pm Arrival and Registration A040, Attwood Building, City North Campus, Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2SU
1:00 - 1.30pm

Course Overview by Head of Department (Parents/Guardians and Applicants)

A040, Attwood Building
1:30 - 2:00pm

Programme Overview by Programme Leader (Parents/Guardians and Applicants): Overview of course, module content, learning opportunities and assessment

A010, Attwood Building 
2.00 - 3.15pm

Applicants and parents/guardians will be in groups as follows:

For Parents/Guardians:

2.00 - 2.45pm - Managing Transitions Talk - How to support new undergraduates

2.45 - 3.15pm - Opportunity for Q&A session with Head of Department

A010, Attwood Building

Taster Sessions for Applicants (45 mins allocated for the placement experience session and 30 mins for exploring perceptions):

Session 1: Practice-Led Learning – exploration of placement experience 

Session 2: What is Education Studies? Videos and discussion

A044, Attwood Building 

3.15 - 3.45pm Q&A session with Head of Department - What and where next? A040, Attwood Building