Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

Pharmacy and the world of pharmaceuticals is an ever-evolving industry, so it is important for those working the field to keep up to date. Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) is a postgraduate course designed for current professionals to do just that and can be studied either as an MSc or in individual CPD units. No matter your … More Professional progression with Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training

Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

The Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) Summer School is designed for distance-learning students to get together, make valuable contacts in the industry and meet their fellow peers when they otherwise might not have had the opportunity.  This year’s event was held at Manchester’s Macdonald Hotel and during the course of the day, which featured informative sessions by … More Learning from afar: Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training

Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

After finishing his Psychology degree at the University of Liverpool in July 2018, Myles Chadwick was unsure of what to do next: he wanted to stay in education but knew that embarking on a master’s would be a massive commitment. Nevertheless, after looking at a variety of options, being a Russell Group university situated in … More Forensic Psychology and Mental Health: ‘An MSc like no other’

MA Social Work: Skills Preparation and Placements

In our short series on MA Social Work, we have covered everything from what it’s like to study from an international student’s perspective to the kinds of student support you’ll receive and even the University of Manchester’s reputation as a whole. Katherine Almond is about to enter her second and final year: in our fourth … More MA Social Work: Skills Preparation and Placements

MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

After graduating from her undergraduate degree in Virology from The University of Glasgow, Anya Morrison wanted to further explore the interactions between humans and viruses by undertaking a PhD. However, due to limited lab experience and competition for funding, this is currently the next step in a longer-term objective. Meanwhile, in an effort to upskill … More MRes vs MSc: Exploring a research-led master’s in Infection Biology

Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice

For many people already working full-time, the prospect of going on to further study and returning to the classroom seems out of the question… Fortunately, with Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice – one of our many postgraduate courses that can be studied part-time – the flexible hours and distance-learning delivery method means that current pharmacists can continue their … More Pharmacy from afar: Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice