Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Distance learning at Manchester: Pharmacy

Full-time employment, family commitments, or even just the notion of taking any extended time off work, often means that further study isn’t always feasible for everyone. Fortunately, at Manchester, we offer various Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas, many of which can be studied part-time and even through distance-learning, where you complete most of your work online. Here’s what … More Distance learning at Manchester: Pharmacy

An insight into the Public Health master’s at Manchester

Ceri Jones is in the enviable position of being able to say that she has two master’s degrees to her name. Her first one was in Preventative Cardiology and her second is in Public Health, obtained from the University of Manchester in 2018. Now in the midst of a PhD, Ceri discusses the MPH distance … More An insight into the Public Health master’s at Manchester

Coronavirus: From the perspective of a London Doctor

Prakhar Srivastava is a medicine graduate from the University of Manchester who is currently undertaking his first year as a junior doctor in a hospital in London. Below, he talks us through in depth how his hospital is dealing with the current coronavirus pandemic and give us his thoughts, in a professional capacity, on the … More Coronavirus: From the perspective of a London Doctor

Looking after your mental wellbeing during coronavirus self-isolation

As the whole of the country begins to shut down, many of us will find ourselves either self-isolating due to having symptoms of COVID-19 or working from home due to government advice about unnecessary social interaction. Of course, during this period it’s important to look after your physical health, however the severity of the situation … More Looking after your mental wellbeing during coronavirus self-isolation

My role as a student representative for the Association of Optometrists

Optometry student, Hajra Sattar, is an example of a student at The University of Manchester who has gone to extra lengths to make herself more employable. As the University’s student representative for the Association of Optometrists, she is responsible for a variety of things including the development of student initiatives within optometry and looking at … More My role as a student representative for the Association of Optometrists

Moving away from the lab for a career in public health

MPH Public Health student, Emily Christopher, decided to study a postgraduate degree after realising she wanted a job away from the lab after studying pharmacology for three years. Below, she discusses the benefits of distance learning and provides an insight into what she has learnt during her time on the course so far… In the … More Moving away from the lab for a career in public health