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  • 1. Year 12 Subject MasterclassesThe University of Cambridge are pleased to offer, for the second year running, a series of Masterclasses forYear 12 students. The aim of these subject-specific classes is to give students a true flavour ofundergraduate study. The classes will take place on selected Saturdays from February to July 2012.What will the event involve?The masterclasses aim to provide an opportunity to explore topics of interest beyond what is covered within the ALevel syllabus and to offer the chance to experience typical first-year undergraduate teaching at Cambridge.Each 4 and a half hour Masterclass will include:  Two taster lectures delivered by leading academic members of staff from the University  The opportunity to discuss and ask questions  An introduction to the admissions process, by an Admissions Tutor  The opportunity to hear about life as a Cambridge student, from a current undergraduateWhat subjects are available? th 11 February Law: Getting Away With Murder and Other Pursuits / Gene Genius: An Introduction to Genetics and Biochemistry th 18 February History: From Britain to Africa / Not Just a Number: Maths and Related Subjects rd 3 March English: Comedy and Imagery / Engineering: Above the Earth th 10 March Sociology: Be an Independent Thinker / Natural Sciences at Cambridge: Chemistry th 17 March Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory st 31 March Music at Cambridge: Conduct, Hammer, Listen / Geography and Land Economy / Natural Sciences at Cambridge: PhysiologyWho is the event aimed at?The events are aimed at academically able students in Year 12 who are would are interested in studying one ofthese subjects at university. There are no additional application criteria.How do I apply and is there a charge?There is a charge of £10.00 per class. Bring your own lunch or purchase a lunch ticket at booking (£5) and lunchwill be provided on the day. Booking can be made online via the website address below.Note: There are a limited number of free places for students in receipt of Discretionary Learner Support, Looked-afterChildren, and those from families in receipt of Income Support). Please contact Helen Dingwall at the email address below torequest an application form. For more information contact: Or visit our website at: