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Not only are taster lectures a great way to get a feel for a subject, you can also ask questions and even write about it on your personal statement.

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The full Programme

Art, Media and American Studies

 
  • American Studies: The American dream (multidisciplinary debate)
    Join our panel of academics, representing different disciplines and universities. Each will have five minutes at the beginning of the session to outline the key issues, as they see them, relating to The American Dream, before opening the discussion up to your questions and comments.
    Monday 7 February, 16.15-17.15 - details and register

Business

 
  • Multimedia marketing campaigns: design and execution
    In this live interactive tutorial, we will be exploring the design and execution of multimedia marketing campaigns. A recorded introduction will be provided in advance, to prepare for the discussion. Details of the exact focus of the session will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Thursday 24 March, 15.35-16.20 - details and register

Chemistry

 
  • Experimental design
    In this session, two universities will each deliver a punchy, ‘micro’ talk on the topic of experimental design. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Thursday 10 February, 12.45-13.30 - details and register

Computer Science

 
  • University module insights
    In this session, two universities will explore the fascinating academic content of their computing science degree programmes, in the form of a mini lecture based on one of their undergraduate modules. They will then offer an insight into the teaching and learning experience related to these modules and to their computing science degrees more generally. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Tuesday 29 March, 16.15-17.15 - details and register

Economics

 
  • Brexit: One year one (multidisciplinary debate)
    Join our panel of academics, representing different disciplines. Each will have five minutes at the beginning of the session to outline the key issues, as they see them, relating to 'Brexit: One Year On', before opening the discussion up to your questions and comments.
    Monday 31 January, 16.15-17.15 - details and register
     
  • Distribution of wealth (multidisciplinary debate)
    Join our panel of academics, representing different disciplines and universities. Each will have five minutes at the beginning of the session to outline the key issues, as they see them, relating to the distribution of wealth, before opening the discussion up to your questions and comments.
    Tuesday 15 March, 16.15-17.15 - details and register

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) (not subject-specific)

 
  • EPQ workshop: The artefact report
    The session will focus on sharing insights to enable the writing of the report to accompany the artefact and help students to: use research to underpin the aims and objectives of their artefact; critically evaluate sources; and evaluate the artefact and reflect on the process.
    Friday 21 January, 10.10-10.55 - details and register
     
  • EPQ workshop: Developing critical analysis
    The session will help students to critique and improve their academic writing with a live, collaborative exercise to further develop a draft. It will help students to: understand critical analysis, develop critical analysis in their writing.
    Friday 28 January, 10.10-10.55 - details and register

Geography and Environmental Science

 
  • Natural hazards
    In this session, two universities will each deliver a punchy, ‘micro’ talk on the topic of natural hazards. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Tuesday 1 March, 16.15-17.15 - details and register

Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

 
  • Brexit: One year one (multidisciplinary debate)
    Join our panel of academics, representing different disciplines. Each will have five minutes at the beginning of the session to outline the key issues, as they see them, relating to 'Brexit: One Year On', before opening the discussion up to your questions and comments.
    Monday 31 January, 16.15-17.15 - details and register
     
  • Philosophy: Soul, mind, body
    In this session, two universities will each deliver a punchy, ‘micro’ talk on the topic of soul, mind, body. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Tuesday 8 February, 11.15-12.15 - details and register
     
  • Politics: UK vs. US politics
    In this session, two universities will each deliver a punchy, ‘micro’ talk on the topic of UK vs. US politics. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Thursday 17 March, 15.35-16.35 - details and register
     
  • Philosophy: University module insights
    In this session, two universities will explore the fascinating academic content of their philosophy degree programmes, in the form of a mini lecture based on one of their undergraduate modules. They will then offer an insight into the teaching and learning experience related to these modules and to their philosophy  degrees more generally. Full details will be confirmed nearer the time.
    Monday 21 March, 16.15-17.15 - details and register

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

UEA has also partnered with FutureLearn to deliver MOOCs – free, easily accessible online courses that are available to anyone. They’re a great way to develop your understanding of a subject – or to gain the general study skills you’ll need when you start university.

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