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Taster Courses

Taster Courses are a great way to broaden your experience. Each taster course takes place over a couple of afternoons. You can choose two tasters for each 2-week

Community Outreach Reach Cambridge is proud of its excellent links with UK- based charities. Through this exciting taster, students can earn ten community outreach hours, learn valuable skills in teamwork and project management, and take part in a project that makes a real difference.
The fee for this Taster Course is £150
Creative Writing In a fast-paced and chaotic world, the creative arts represent an increasingly important endeavour, fundamental to the human condition and forming the bedrock of cultures around the world. Providing guidance and the space for honest expression, the Reach Cambridge Online Creative Writing course aims to foster talent, help to connect students with exciting techniques and examples, and provide the comprehensive feedback every creative soul needs to grow their skill and achieve their goals - whether that goal be to set off on a future writing career or simply to share their thoughts with family and friends. Specialising in all fields of creative writing, from long and short-form fiction, to poetry, stage plays, screenplays, memoir and more, our passionate and talented teachers are happy to focus on every genre or one alone.
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Cybersecurity & AI What does it take to be a young leader? In a world as bustling and busy as ours is today, stepping up to make a difference can be a daunting task. In the Reach Cambridge Online Young Leaders Course, students will consider questions of leadership, youth involvement, the role of the internet and social media in 21st-century leadership, global vs. local engagement, and how leadership can be used to make the world a better, kinder place. In parallel to these theoretical discussions, students will be challenged to consider the most important issues facing the world today and to develop their own forms of leadership. Workshops on public speaking, presentation skills, interview skills, exam and revision help, academic writing, and more, will reinforce leadership discipline and ideals and help tomorrow’s young leaders to achieve their goals!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
History & Politics There may be no better place to look at past, present or future, than the heart of Cambridge where medieval buildings have long been paired with cutting-edge research to help drive the UK and the world onwards. Taking students out of the classroom to look at history in person as well as in theory, this taster examines where we've come from, in order to understand where we are going. War, politics, monarchy, discovery - the past is always within us, even in the cobbles beneath our feet!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Introduction to Architecture Understanding what we make, spend money on, and admire throughout history, is often another way to ask who we are. Through wide-spanning this introduction to the beautiful study of architecture, students will learn about some of the biggest architectural movements through history, discover the discipline of a study which is both theoretical and practical, and be asked to pick up their architectural pencils themselves! Can we make houses better - more beautiful or more useful? What makes one design perfect for a winter in Russia but terrible for a summer in Spain? The homes and buildings we live in could arguably be seen as psychological extensions of our bodies. Should design always be practical? What might you do differently if you are designing an opera house vs a GYM? Learn who we are by studying what we build!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Introduction to Coding Learning to code is essential for all those who wish to stay on track with the rapid technological advances of the modern world. In this taster course, students learn the basics of programming and create their own algorithms, similar to the ones behind our computers, iPhones and webpages. It’s perfect for those who have no prior experience with programming and want to learn this useful and fascinating 21st century skill!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Introduction to Economics Which nation will be the next economic powerhouse? What is money? How do banks work? If you want to find out answers to these questions while also learning the foundational principles of economics, this taster course is ideal for you. No previous knowledge required!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Introduction to Psychology What does it take to be a young leader? In a world as bustling and busy as ours is today, stepping up to make a difference can be a daunting task. In the Reach Cambridge Online Young Leaders Course, students will consider questions of leadership, youth involvement, the role of the internet and social media in 21st-century leadership, global vs. local engagement, and how leadership can be used to make the world a better, kinder place. In parallel to these theoretical discussions, students will be challenged to consider the most important issues facing the world today and to develop their own forms of leadership. Workshops on public speaking, presentation skills, interview skills, exam and revision help, academic writing, and more, will reinforce leadership discipline and ideals and help tomorrow’s young leaders to achieve their goals!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Introduction to Robotics Fancy becoming the next Elon Musk? Start with our Introduction to Robotics taster where you will learn the basics of electronic circuits by building them with your own hands. You will design and construct your own device, and emerge with knowledge and skills needed to begin your journey towards building your own self-driving car!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Music Composition Have you ever wondered how film scores and music for advertisements are developed? If so, this taster course is for you! Put your creative hat on and incline your ears in order to make your own music under the supervision of professional musicians and composers.
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Philosophy & Ethics Do you ever wonder about the big questions like what it means to be alive, or how to be good in a world as complicated as ours? Philosophers have been asking these questions for centuries and some of their suggestions may surprise you. This taster asks students to dig in deep and bring their thinking caps with them for sessions all about reality and our place in it. Based on lively, respectful debate and deep contemplation, this taster is perfect for anyone looking to challenge their assumptions and expand their mind.
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Pre-Hospital & Emergency Medicine Have you always wondered what really happens inside the ER? What to do in case of an accident? How to help a person collapsing in the subway? Taught by passionate professionals with extensive experience in teaching emergency medicine, this fully practical taster course will help you to gain life- saving skills whilst having fun.
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Study Skills What does it take to be a young leader? In a world as bustling and busy as ours is today, stepping up to make a difference can be a daunting task. In the Reach Cambridge Online Young Leaders Course, students will consider questions of leadership, youth involvement, the role of the internet and social media in 21st-century leadership, global vs. local engagement, and how leadership can be used to make the world a better, kinder place. In parallel to these theoretical discussions, students will be challenged to consider the most important issues facing the world today and to develop their own forms of leadership. Workshops on public speaking, presentation skills, interview skills, exam and revision help, academic writing, and more, will reinforce leadership discipline and ideals and help tomorrow’s young leaders to achieve their goals!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
Young Leaders What does it take to be a young leader? In a world as bustling and busy as ours is today, stepping up to make a difference can be a daunting task. In the Reach Cambridge Online Young Leaders Course, students will consider questions of leadership, youth involvement, the role of the internet and social media in 21st-century leadership, global vs. local engagement, and how leadership can be used to make the world a better, kinder place. In parallel to these theoretical discussions, students will be challenged to consider the most important issues facing the world today and to develop their own forms of leadership. Workshops on public speaking, presentation skills, interview skills, exam and revision help, academic writing, and more, will reinforce leadership discipline and ideals and help tomorrow’s young leaders to achieve their goals!
The fee for this Taster Course is £395
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