Are you a teacher in a state school or college? Do you work with year 8-13 learners? Are you looking for opportunities for your widening participation cohort to experience learning at a Russell Group institution?

Do you want to ease your learners' transition between sixth form and university level learning? Would you like your learners to learn how their current post-16 studies are developed at university, or discover new subjects they may be interested in studying?

If so then the University of Birmingham Wednesday Masterclasses have something for you. Classes are designed to stimulate enquiry and broaden knowledge of the subject area covered.

Teacher, 'Why do we eat what we eat?' masterclass "The talk was very informative and the students who I accompanied all found it very inspiring"

We run around 40 sessions per year; some relate closely to the school curriculum; others are broader and introduce new topics found in higher education study. It will give your students the opportunity to take part in a learning experience within a higher education setting.

Please note that whilst there is no charge for masterclass places, terms and conditions do apply - please refer to the online brochure for full terms and conditions. 

Online Booking Form

Please ensure you have completed all mandatory boxes before clicking submit. If you are booking as an individual student, please use your school's address not your home address. 

Please note that if you do not complete all mandatory boxes, the form will not submit. Please be aware that you will be sent an automated email response to confirm that your booking request has submitted correctly. 

Schools and Colleges should expect to hear by email whether their request has been successful by the following dates: 

Booking requests submitted by 23 September 2016

Schools and Colleges that have submitted applications by this date will be advised by 30th September 2016.

Booking requests submitted after 23 September 2016

The masterclass team will aim to process all booking requests that are submitted after this date within 10 working days of their submission. 

If you need to contact the masterclass team, please email at: If your query is urgent, please call Jane Patel on +44 (0)121 414 8489 or Ambreen Rashid on +44 (0)121 414 8332.

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