After graduating in Biology in Sheffield, Jamie Ellingford wanted his next step to be a more focused one. A Biology degree opens many doors, but a postgraduate degree in a specific area can make you extremely desirable to employers, with 83.1% of postgraduate students in full time employment. For Jamie, Translational Medicine was the path … More How an MRes at Manchester helped me to find my niche
A part-time master’s can help you accelerate your career, whilst you continue working at the same time. James Garbarino is into his final year on the Paediatric Anaesthesia MSc programme and here he gives his insight into the programme, his career and his plans for the future. My interest in Paediatric Anaesthesia I enrolled in the … More How an online master’s could accelerate your career
“Take us for the wrong thing, that’s dangerous to do. When you really need us, we could stop working for you” is how the antibiotic resistance advert goes, but perhaps the dancing pills don’t quite emphasise just how serious reckless antibiotic use is. Up step medical student, Clarissa Hemmingsen, who has a supreme knowledge base … More Using my time as a student to tackle worldwide problems
Intercalation is an opportunity available to all medical students at the University of Manchester. The idea behind it is to take a year out of your medical studies to obtain a degree in another academic area in the hope that you’ll come back to your medical degree both refreshed and powered with greater knowledge. A … More Intercalation appreciation
Joseph Moughan isn’t one for cliches. He doesn’t believe that he was ‘born to be a scientist’ nor does he think he will die one. He has a passion and he’s following it, it’s as simple as that. However, that passion has taken him through a undergraduate degree in Plant Science with Industrial experience at … More Q and A with Plant Science with Industrial Experience graduate, Joseph Moughan
It’s been seven years since Becky Williams graduated from Manchester with a BSc in Developmental Biology with Industrial/Professional experience. Since then, Becky has pursued a PhD, which centred around breast cancer research, before realising that her heart lay with teaching. After becoming her school’s Head of General Science so early on in her career, it’s clear … More If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!
Every child has a dream. Some want to be famous, some want to help others and some just want to go Disney World. Ed wright’s was to be able to understand animal behaviour. Now, thanks partly to his BSc in Zoology with a Modern Language at the University of Manchester, Ed is getting to live … More Meerkats, monkeys and modern languages