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

My advice to prospective Psychology students

Victoria Thomas has just finished her first year at The University of Manchester studying Psychology. Here, she offers tips to the upcoming cohort of freshers and provides some psychology specific advice to those starting the course in September… Being a fresher is daunting. You might be moving away from home, you are starting at a … More My advice to prospective Psychology students

Ailsa Gaskill-Jones – Midwife turned Mayor

Securing two undergraduate degrees is something that is considered a fairly rare achievement in academia, especially in two courses that are the polar opposite of one and other. Ailsa Gaskill-Jones first graduated from The University of Manchester in 1996 in American History and Society before returning 15 years later to study Midwifery. Find out below … More Ailsa Gaskill-Jones – Midwife turned Mayor