Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc

Eric Chau is an Aseptic Services Manager at a hospital pharmacy who is studying on the MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance course at Manchester. Here, discusses how he’s found the course and considers how it has benefitted his career… Since I became an Aseptic Services Manager, I have wanted to build on my knowledge … More Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc

Anxiety and you: video resources for students

Sophie Coleman is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at Manchester. Here, she talks about how she helped create some useful videos about anxiety on one of her placements. I am a Trainee Clinical Psychologist undertaking my doctorate training at the University. This is a three-year programme involving placements, … More Anxiety and you: video resources for students

Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

At The University of Manchester we look to create innovative courses that provide our students with the best opportunity to forge a career in their desired fields. One course in particular that is slightly different to most is the MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise. The course aims to show students how to turn scientific discoveries … More Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

In a 2018 survey conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, it was revealed that 93.6% of University of Manchester graduates go straight into full time employment or further study.  However, some of our students manage to find graduate level jobs while still studying. One person who can say this is PGDip Deaf Education student, … More Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

How I went from being a food allergy sufferer to researching food allergy at Manchester

Suffering with intense food allergies growing up can be difficult. You are often left wondering why you are different to the majority of other people when it comes to lunch time snacks and evening meals. Final year MSci Genetics student, Ayah Wafi, had these experiences growing up and became curious as to why she had … More How I went from being a food allergy sufferer to researching food allergy at Manchester

COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

Konnie Fenwick-Rasche could never have envisaged her first year of Msc Deaf Education going this way, but who could have? The move to online learning has been a challenge that every course has had to overcome, but how has such a practical course such as Deaf Education dealt with the change? Konnie reveals all below… … More COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

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

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

A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia

In July 2019, Emily Christopher graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology and had secured a place on the University’s Masters in Public Health programme. However, before starting her postgraduate degree, she took a trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to volunteer on a public health programme. Read all about her … More A summer spent volunteering in Cambodia