Humanities - University of Derby

Humanities

Humanities "I enjoyed seeing what each subject consists of and seeing the university and uni life." - Student who attended the Humanities Experience Day
 Humanities Experience Day
Date Thursday 29 June 2017
Year Group Year 12/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 25 students
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

This interactive day will give your students a chance to test-drive a degree in a humanities subject. They will attend an academic lecture, take part in interactive taster sessions and have the opportunity to find out what a humanities degree entails and where it can take them.

Our undergraduate Mentors will work closely with students throughout the day, and are always happy to talk about their own experiences and answer questions. A range of our degree programmes are available to choose from to form the focus of the day, including History, English and Creative Writing.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 History Challenge Day
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 12 students
Length of session Half day or full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description This exciting and informative day gives students an insight into how the past can be marketed and presented to the public. Your students will work in groups to design a historic exhibition on any event or period in history. This can be decided upon prior to the day, allowing this task to be linked to something the group is currently studying. At the end of the day, students will pitch their exhibit to academics and current undergraduate students.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 History - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 30 students
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

We offer a range of different workshops to support your students' learning. Please see below for a list of workshop titles:

  • Social politics and the role of women
  • First World War: The big debate
  • History of medicine quiz
  • American history: USA '68

Please contact us if you would like further information on any of the above workshops.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 English - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 12/Year13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 30 students
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a range of different workshops to support your students' learning. Please see below for a list of workshop titles:

  • War poetry: Enlarging the context
  • John Clare and the sonnet
  • The struggle for identity
  • The Victorian novelist, realist novel and narrative theory

Please contact us if you would like further information on any of the above workshops.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 

Contact us

E: outreach@derby.ac.uk

T: 01332 591088