Science

We provide a range of on-site events focusing on science. 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 on-site events or taster sessions, please see the information below.

96%student satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Forensic Science**National Student Survey 2018
Top 10For student satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Geology**Guardian University League Table 2019
100%student satisfaction in BSc (Hons) Biology**National Student Survey 2018

Date: 14 November 2018
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: Flexible
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event, based at our Kedleston Road site, will give your students the opportunity to experience the breadth of courses we have to offer. They will be able to talk to current students, speak with support services such as Admissions, and get involved in activities led by our Union of Students. Students will also receive a guided tour of our real world learning facilities. 
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Date: 17 October 2018 (Year 13) and 13 February 2019 (Year 12)
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 100
Location: Kedleston Road, Markeaton Street, One Friar Gate Square, Britannia Mill, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event, based across all of our Derby sites, will give your students the opportunity to experience the breadth of courses we have to offer. They will be able to talk to current students, speak with support services such as Admissions, and get involved in activities run by our Union of Students. There are also taster sessions which provide a deeper understanding of the pathways and careers that our courses can lead to.
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Date: 4 December 2018
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 25
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This exciting event gives your students the opportunity to develop skills and use our fantastic facilities to solve a crime! Our academics will encourage them to work in teams to analyse evidence and interpret data to solve the mystery.
Make a booking here:  This session is now fully booked - For more information about our bespoke Academic Taster Sessions please get in touch.

Date: 13 March 2019
Year group: Year 12
Maximum size of group: 50
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: Interactive taster sessions will give your students an insight into what it’s like to study science at university – they will also tour our fantastic facilities and meet some of our current science undergraduates.
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Date: Flexible
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: Flexible
Location: University of Derby/your school or college
Length of event: Flexible
Description: We can provide a range of taster workshops for your students, either at the University or at your school or college. Examples of the types of tasters we can offer include:

  • Into the mind: neurology and psychopathy
  • Geoscience: fossil detectives
  • Secret in your genes
  • Forensic Science: acid bath murders 

Get in touch: sclteam@derby.ac.uk