Health and Human Sciences taster session

Date: 25-Nov-2020

Time: 15:45 – 17:00

Target year group: Year 13

Information: Health and Human Sciences: A taste of the Health and Human Sciences (BMedSci) degree through the window of the Coronavirus pandemic.

This one hour taster session will provide a short overview of the Health and Human Sciences BMedSci. We'll then use the case study of the Coronavirus pandemic to introduce participants to some of the key elements of our degree. First, we'll consider the role of evidence in health sciences in our 'Led by the Science' focus. Second, we'll begin to explore inequalities in health in the UK and in relation to Covid-19 in particular. There will be opportunities to interact throughout and we'll finish with a further opportunity for discussion and questions. By the end of the session, participants will: 1. Known the key elements of the Health and Human Sciences BMedSci 2. Appreciate of the role of evidence in the health sciences 3. Understand what is meant by health inequality

Please note this is a repeat session of the events ran in July. You are welcome to attend again, however, please be aware the content of the session will be the same.

Benefits of attending this event: Our online taster sessions help Year 13 students experience what it is like to study at the University of Sheffield

How to book a place: To register your interest please click the event link and fill out the attached google form. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/visit/taster-days/health-and-human-sciences-taster-day

In the event that there are more applications than there are available places, the Taster day team will assess all application forms and make decisions on the most suitable candidates based on predetermined scoring criteria.

Any steps required to confirm your attendance with the university running the event: To have your attendance at this event added to your RO record please email rosheffield@sheffield.ac.uk including the session you attended and the date it took place.