If you’re curious about university life, you’ll love our series of virtual lectures. Discover a range of thought-provoking topics, get a taste of being an MDX student and ask our industry-leading lecturers your questions. Watch back on-demand below!
Business Management Computer Science TV & Film Sociology Games Design Criminology Illustration Marketing Accounting & Finance Creative Writing & Journalism International Politics Fashion Visual Effects Psychology Advertising, PR and Branding Health Care Sciences Biomedical Science Sport Midwifery, Nursing and Healthcare Engineering, Computer Systems, Mechatronics & Robotics Law Interiors Education Product Design International Tourism Economics
Want to start a business? Join this discussion for an introduction to entrepreneurship and find out what it takes to build a business. Our lecturers will share their insights on social and sustainable entrepreneurship. A must-watch for all future start-ups!
Discover what it means to be a Computer Scientist in the 21st century. Led by Professor Franco Raimondi, this taster lecture will explore how Computer Science has evolved far beyond the use of a computer or smart phone. You’ll discover the different career paths a Computer Scientist can take, and learn more about studying at MDX.
If you’re thinking about writing for film or TV, join this masterclass on great dialogue and how to write it. Created by MDX Scriptwriting Lecturer David Cottis, this masterclass examines some of the world’s most successful films and TV shows, and offers practical advice for producing high-quality scripts.
If objects could talk, what tales would they tell? Join our Sociology lecturers as we explore the stories behind three everyday objects and what they tell about the world around us. In this interactive talk, you’ll be invited to tell a story of your own, plus there’ll be a live Q&A for open discussions.
Want to create a new game that takes the world by storm? Join lecturers Josh Barton and Penda Tomlinson as they share their insights into the gaming industry and discuss the journey from idea and pre-production to design.
In this fast-paced digital age, crime is constantly evolving. During this taster lecture, Professor Kevin McDonald will be exploring the reinvention of modern crime; from hate crime and ransomware, to viral conspiracy theories.
Immerse yourself in the history and future of accounting in this mind-expanding lecture. Explore the fundamental principles of accounting (which haven’t changed in over 500 years!) and learn how studying Accounting can change your outlook on life forever.
What makes a hit sitcom so funny? Join Senior Lecturer in TV and Film Production Deborah Klika as she discusses how to develop and produce a stand-out show. You’ll also get the chance to chat to MDX students, who’ll be sharing their experience on writing and producing an episode of the hit Netflix show Kim's Convenience.
Enhance your own writing by learning to read critically in this creative masterclass. Guided by Ariel Kahn, Senior Lecturer and novelist (Raising Sparks, 2018), you’ll use graphic novels and creative texts to discover how improving your reading skills can inspire your own work. Suitable for all abilities.
What was the Cold War and did it ever end? Why did Russia invade Ukraine and what is the polarised stand-off between ‘East’ and ‘West’ about? If you’re interested in current affairs or international politics, join us to explore these questions and more in this thought-provoking lecture.
Join MDX Fashion lecturers to examine the idea of ‘The Fashioned Body’. In this live lecture, you’ll explore how social ‘norms’ on sex and gender are commodified and coded into our daily lives through the fashion industry.
You’ve been asked to create some visual effects for a short film – what next? Come along to this Visual Effects session, created by Programme Leader Sergio Gonzalez, as he shares what tools and info you need to succeed as an artist.
Discover how to build psychological resilience and enhance your understanding of your own mind in this taster lecture. Led by Dr David Westley, Head of Psychology at MDX, you’ll learn about the tools and resources you need to develop inner strength.
What happens when germs become resistant to medicines? If you’re interested in Biomedical Science or Public Health, join us in this live lecture to find out, and uncover why antimicrobial resistance is one of the world’s most urgent public health threats.
How can we make Usain Bolt a better sprinter? From mental coaching and physical training, to injury risks and screening, we’ll discuss what it takes to be the best athlete in the world. Ideal for those looking to study sports science or sports rehabilitation.
Discover what it’s like to be a neurodivergent healthcare student in higher education. In this live discussion, you’ll hear from Midwifery lecturers Amy Richmond and Emilie Edward as they talk about all the support available and how to make the most of your uni experience.
Have you heard of a Digital Twin? In this talk, our Engineering lecturers will take you on the journey of digital transformation that led to the creation of Digital Twins. You’ll also hear from MDX students as they talk about their project with the London Digital Twin Research Centre, using the latest technologies as part of the course.
From national lockdowns to mandatory vaccinations, the global approaches to managing the Covid-19 pandemic have been starkly different. Join Senior Lecturer in Law Dr Joelle Grogan as she shares her research and discusses the key challenges for democratic practices in emergency situations.
After studying Interiors at university, what’s next? Join MDX lecturers to gain practical advice on life after university and how you can apply your transferable skills in the professional world. Whether you’re interested in studying Interior Design or Interior Architecture, this session will help you prepare for your first career steps.
Step into the shoes of a Product Designer in this live lecture. You’ll learn about the process of product design and the different techniques used, from prototyping to computer-aided design.
Join MDX staff, students and alumni as they explore how university projects can prepare you to look at illustration as a professional practice. This session will focus on a range of contemporary and illustrative fields including; narrative, design and publishing.
A career in marketing can be diverse. In this lecture, Reza Marvi will help to develop your critical-thinking skills and show you how exciting and rewarding a career in marketing consultancy can be.
You may already be an expert in Tik Tok and Instagram but businesses are already looking for new ways to stay connected. If you are creative and excited by analytics and data – digital marketing, has it all!
In advertising & PR, it’s all about the right message, audience and timing. In this interactive lecture, you’ll learn how to apply these basic rules to brand yourself successfully, whether that’s to land your first job, launch a business or just get ahead in life.
The cardiac cath lab is an integral part of the modern hospital. It is a multi-discipline unit that delivers cardiovascular procedures. In this lecture you will find out why the cath lab is so important and what procedures are carried out there.
Discover how early childhood educators change the world one child at a time. Follow Dr Mona Sakr in this insightful lecture as she explores why children’s experiences in their first years of life matter so much and how educators play a vital role in shaping outcomes.
How do we learn about destinations and why is it one of the most researched concepts in tourism? Barbora will be drawing on her research published in a world-class journal and will be answering your questions.
Did you know economics covers more than just numbers? The COVID-19 pandemic caused a huge global health crisis requiring large-scale behavioural change and placing significant psychological burdens on individuals. Find out how epidemiologists and public health experts used economics for insight.