Engineering, Technology and Maths

We provide a range of on-site events focusing on Engineering, Technology and Maths. These events are designed to give your students an insight into university life. We are also able to provide a range of taster workshops for your students. These sessions can take place at either the University or your school or college. For more details and to book please see the information below.

100%overall satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology**National Student Survey 2019
100%of students in work/study 6 months after finishing - BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering**HEFCE 2017
100%overall satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Mathematics**National Student Survey 2019

Year group: Year 10-13
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Description: Computer games is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing entertainment industries, where specialists with the right mix of technical skills and artistic flair are in high demand. Students interested in Computer Games Design or Computer Games Programming are invited to visit the University to trial some of our third year undergraduate computer game creations for the first time. Your students will look around our facilities and learn about the world of gaming from our teaching staff, students and industry experts.

Register your interest for our Games@Derby Expo

Year group: Year 12/13
Location: Markeaton Street, Derby
Description: In the design environment, creative thinking is vitally important. This session will introduce the essence of architectural thinking, finishing with a hands on workshop on design model-making. This interactive day provides an invigorating taste of the real-world practice performed by a professional architect. It will give your students the opportunity to see what studying Architecture at a CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) Centre of Excellence would be like.

Register your interest for our Architecture Taster Day

Year group: Year 12/13
Location: Markeaton Street, Derby
Description: Our Electronics and Mathematics team will take your students on a mathematical journey into (vector) space. We measure distances to a chessboard on the surface of the moon, play around with the mathematics of Tetris pieces, and learn about the orientations of diamonds tiling a hexagonal surface.

Register your interest for our Maths Masterclass

Year group: Year 12/13
Location: STEM Centre, Derby
Description: Our Engineering Explored Taster Day is designed to raise aspirations within the field of engineering, such as electrical and electronic engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and sound engineering. Held in the STEM Centre at our Markeaton Street site, the day offers a variety of taster sessions, and a chance to look around some of our amazing specialist facilities such as our Motorsport workshopElectrical and Renewable Energy lab and Hemi-Anechoic Chamber. It will also offer your students the chance to find out what exciting careers are available in this sector.

Register your interest for our Engineering Explored event

Date: Flexible
Year group: Year 12/13
Location: University of Derby/your school or college
Description: We can provide a range of taster workshops for your students, either at the University or at your school or college.
Get in touch: sclteam@derby.ac.uk