Online subject tasters

Our online subject taster sessions help students experience what it is like to study at the University of Sheffield.

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Is this session right for me? 

Our taster sessions are for both Year 12 and 13 students, as well as BTEC and mature students, if you'd like to attend a taster session virtually, this is the right session for you. You'll join an online event delivered by one of our academics in the subject area of your choice. 

Can't see something you like? We are continually releasing new subject tasters, please register your interest and we will notify you of new sessions as they become available.

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Subject Session title Date Link
Education ADHD: How we support and celebrate neurodiversity in The School of Education Thursday 12 October, 3.55pm - 5pm Find out more about our Education taster session
Journalism What Would You Do? Ethical Dilemmas in Journalism Tuesday 21 November, 4pm - 5.30pm Find out more about our journalism taster session
Landscape Architecture How to analyse and draw a landscape Tuesday 17 October, 4pm - 5.15pm Find out more about our Landscape Architecture subject taster
Mathematics Ancient Calculus Wednesday 22 November, 4pm - 5.30pm  Find out more about our Maths subject taster
Management The Ethics of (re)Presentation: a critical perspective on the processes of accounting Wednesday 18 October, 3.45pm - 5pm Find out more about our Management taster session

Quantum physics and quantum technologies

Wednesday 4 October, 4pm - 5.30pm Find out more about our Physics taster session
Politics and International Relations Our common future: Climate justice or environmental conflict? Wednesday 15 November, 3.45pm - 5.20pm Find out more about our Politics and International Relations taster
Psychology The Psychology of Addiction Thursday 2 November, 4pm - 5pm Find out more about our psychology taster session

Browse our past sessions

See which subjects take part by browsing our past online sessions.

Previous online subject tasters

Adult Nursing

Aerospace Engineering

Applied Social Science

Bio-dental Science and Technology




Chemical and Biological Engineering 

Computer Science

Civil and Structural Engineering



Electronic and Electrical Engineering

English Language

English Literature


Geography (Physical)

Geography (Human)

General Engineering


Health and Human Sciences

Human Communication Sciences


Information School



Landscape Architecture

Management School

Materials Science and Engineering

Mathematics and Statistics




Politics, Philosophy and Economics



Robotics and Mechatronics

School of Languages & Cultures: Portuguese

School of Languages & Cultures: Russian

School of East Asian Studies



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