University of Bath

Spotlight on Social Sciences 2018

An academic event for local year 11 and 12 students, with workshops taken from the University's prestigious social sciences degree programmes.

1 Feb 20189.45am
1 Feb 20183.00pm

This free event is on Thursday 1 February 2018. Registration is at 09:45 and activities will take place from 10:00 until 15:00.

To be eligible to attend, your year 11 and 12 pupils must have achieved (or be predicted) A and B grades in GCSEs including Maths and English. They should also be expected to attain A and B grades at A level (or equivalent), progress to a top university, and be interested in exploring what social sciences degrees involve.

During the day, these students will:

  • find out more about our social sciences-related courses
  • attend two social science workshops from criminology, education with psychology, international development with economics, politics, psychology, sociology, social policy or social work
  • tour the Bath campus
  • meet and learn from lecturers and researchers
  • chat to current social sciences students
  • find out about placements, careers and employability
  • learn how to make their UCAS applications stand out

The programme is as follows:

09:45 – arrival and event registration in the East Building
10:15 – welcome talk on 'Social Sciences: making a difference'
11:15 – first subject workshop
12:05 – lunch and University Parade tours
13:15 – second subject workshop
14:15 – closing session on careers, graduate employability, an alumni talk and Q&As

We are offering this event to a number of schools and will accept applications on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Please email us for a booking form.