Unusual Options Reviewed on Specialist Careers Day
Friday, 09 February 2018
Students in Years 11 and 12 in the Boys’ and Girls’ Divisions gained an insight into a host of specialist university courses and career options in a day arranged by the Careers Department. The two year groups could opt in to any number of sessions, which were running throughout the day. Visiting university lecturers and course leaders talked about the degrees on offer and the careers they might lead to.
Edge Hill University gave three talks throughout the day about Animation, Operating Department Practice (ODP) and Child and Adolescence Mental Health and Wellbeing.
There was a presentation on Medieval and Renaissance Studies from Lancaster University, who also gave a talk about Criminology.
The University of Essex spoke about Psychoanalytic Studies, which included a mini-lecture, ‘Psychoanalysis: Studying the Deep Unconscious’.
For those interested in Earth and Environmental Sciences there was a talk from Manchester University.
The University of Liverpool gave a talk on Computer Science.
The day drew to a close with a talk on Aerospace Engineering from the University of Nottingham.
The sessions were well attended and gave students considering their options a better view of some of the more unusual pathways that they might choose to take in the future.
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