Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service

Working in the prison service as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist involves working with offenders to rehabilitate and prepare them for their release. It’s a job that requires a very unique skill set and one that Emily Cuthbertson secured shortly after graduating from her master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. Below, Emily discusses in more … More Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service

Completing a part time master’s to further my career

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance (PTQA) at The University of Manchester is a three year part time course for pharmacy, health and biomedical professionals working in technical services who want to update their skills and knowledge while gaining an academic qualification. Stephen Bishop has recently graduated from the course and below discusses … More Completing a part time master’s to further my career

The importance of mental health as a student nurse

The discussion around mental health has certainly got louder in recent years and rightly so when you consider that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England. This week, that discussion continued with Suicide Prevention Day occurring on Thursday 10th September. With that in mind, Mental … More The importance of mental health as a student nurse

Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

It’s been just over a year since Katie Hill graduated from The University of Manchester with a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. After recently securing a job with Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Katie reflects on her time on the course and discusses how it has helped her to forge a successful start to … More Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

Molly McCarthy is a Research Assistant at The University of Liverpool where she is currently working with individuals who suffer from depression. Before she reached this position, she did an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a postgraduate degree in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at The University of Manchester. Below, discover how well suited the … More How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

Psychology alumni who work in mental health

Studying Psychology at The University of Manchester can open the door to many different careers within the vast and varied world of psychology. Today, we’re focusing on a selection of our psychology graduates who have gone on to work in mental health related careers. Read all about them and what their jobs consist of below… … More Psychology alumni who work in mental health

The importance of perseverance as a master’s graduate

Aidan Mchardie is an MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health graduate from The University of Manchester and is a great example of how life isn’t plain sailing after graduation. A university degree sadly doesn’t mean you get to walk into your dream job as soon as you’ve donned a cap and gown but with perseverance … More The importance of perseverance as a master’s graduate

Six things I wish I knew about the medical application process

As places are confirmed for the 2020/21 academic year, attention starts to turn to applications for 2021/22. Thousands of students across the country will be preparing their UCAS applications, many of whom will have their hearts set on medicine. With competition for places set to be stronger than ever, we’ve asked Anita Saha, a current … More Six things I wish I knew about the medical application process

COVID-19: Student nursing through the pandemic

Adult Nursing graduate, David Rothwell, was part of the final year nursing cohort who helped to combat COVID-19 during the first wave of the deadly pandemic in the UK. Below, he provides some brilliant insight in to what life was like as a student nurse during those horrendous first few months…  I first heard of … More COVID-19: Student nursing through the pandemic