St Mary’s University, Twickenham
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
We are excited to be hosting this fantastic opportunity for post-16 learners interested in studying computer science or related subjects at university! This event is also suitable for students currently studying Computer Science or IT related courses at sixth form or college. at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Computer Science Masterclass Day

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Full Day Minimum students: 1

We are excited to be hosting this fantastic opportunity for post-16 learners interested in studying computer science or related subjects at university! This event is also suitable for students currently studying Computer Science or IT related courses at sixth form or college.
Suitable for
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Parents
Families

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We are excited to be hosting this fantastic opportunity for post-16 learners interested in studying computer science or related subjects at university! This event is also suitable for students currently studying Computer Science or IT related courses at sixth form or college.

The Computer Science degree at St Mary's emphasises the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills, preparing our graduates for success in a wide range of fields beyond computer science. Teaching on the programme is centred around active learning and engagement, with a focus on real-world applications and problem-solving. This event is the perfect opportunity for learners to experience what studying computer science at university could be like, helping them make an informed decision about their next steps.

If you have any questions about this event, or if you’d like to register a cohort of students, please contact [email protected]. Students can register independently by clicking the button below.

Timetable
9.45am – Arrival and registration
10am – Welcome


10.15am – Session One: Artificial Intelligence
This session will introduce basic concepts and current trends in AI and how AI can shape our world. Attendees will also be introduced to some interesting AI tools that they can try.

11am – Session Two: Cyber Security
This session will introduce attendees to the current trends in Cyber Security and create an awareness of the risks and challenges faced by society. The session will be interactive, and attendees will have an opportunity to take part in a cybersecurity simulation.

11.45am – Campus Tour
12.15pm – Lunch


12.45pm – Session Three: Data Science
This session will introduce attendees to the different roles in the data field (e.g., data analyst, data scientist, and data engineer) and then take the attendees through a worked example of how we can gain insights from data.

1.30pm – Session Four: User Experience
This session will discuss the importance of the user and the user experience when developing technological solutions. Attendees will learn about some of the techniques that can be used to understand and create successful user experiences.

2.15pm – Any final questions
2:30pm – Depart


Suitable for
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Parents
Families
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