An insight into the Public Health master’s at Manchester

Ceri Jones is in the enviable position of being able to say that he has two master’s degrees to his name. His first one was in Preventative Cardiology and the 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

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

Advancing my mental health research on the MRC DTP

Nadine Mirza is a postgraduate research student on the Medical Research Council (MRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) programme, developing and evaluating a toolkit to improve the diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics for the British Urdu-speaking population. Here, she talks what it has been like so far… Why I chose the MRC DTP I was … More Advancing my mental health research on the MRC DTP

How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career

Alex Norbury is a graduate of the MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester and currently works for consultancy firm Mott MacDonald. Here, he explains how the skills he learned during his degree have helped him pursue a career outside of clinical and academic fields. … More How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career

My placement at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Corah Lewis is a BSc Psychology student currently undertaking her year-long work placement in the Psychological Medicine Research Team at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. Now two months in, hear about her experience so far! … More My placement at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

First year Pharmacy students Felicia Yew, Jared Loo and Justin Lee recently attended the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association’s 75th Annual Conference. Their idea for a public health campaign won them first prize in the Lloyds Pharmacy Competition. Here, Justin describes their experience. … More Game on: how our Pharmacy students won a dementia awareness competition

Exploring infectious disease through the MSc Medical Microbiology course

Emily Beswick is a graduate of the MSc Medical Microbiology course at Manchester and a current medical student. Here, she talks about the course and how it has helped her to explore possible career paths. Why medical microbiology? I have been interested in infectious disease since school, when I completed a history project on Yersinia … More Exploring infectious disease through the MSc Medical Microbiology course

Ten things I wish I knew before I became a student nurse

Yemi Giwa is third year Nursing Student who has experienced a lot during her degree so far. The added element of being on placement during a global pandemic certainly wasn’t in the course description but it’s an experience that thousands of student nurses across the country will hopefully benefit from. Even before COVID-19 sent shockwaves … More Ten things I wish I knew before I became a student nurse

How Manchester’s PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics made me a better dermatologist

Since graduating in medicine, Sreedhar Krishna has took it upon himself to expand his knowledge base wider. Firstly, he entered the Academic Foundation Programme in Edinburgh for postgraduate medical training before undertaking a master’s in Public Health. Most recently, he enrolled on to the distance learning PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics at the University of … More How Manchester’s PG Cert in Clinical Bioinformatics made me a better dermatologist

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