The different roles within a Pharmaceutical Company

The pharmaceutical industry is jam-packed with a wide array of career paths and job opportunities for recent university graduates. Lois Kelman is a third-year Biochemistry with Industrial/Professional Experience student who has recently been on placement at a top biopharmaceutical company. Below, she goes through the different job roles available within a pharmaceutical company, demonstrating just … More The different roles within a Pharmaceutical Company

Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

This is the first entry in a series of blogs we are calling, ‘Meet the Professionals’ – this is taken from the annual event of the same name, where University of Manchester alumni from various different courses come together to network and share stories from their careers. Our first profile, Peter Marshall, was already a … More Meet the Professionals: A 40-year career in Pharmacy

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

Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

Children’s Nursing graduate, Sarah Worthington, is currently working as a staff nurse on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Manchester Foundation Trust. Two years on since leaving Manchester, Sarah details below how the University equipped her with the skills and knowledge to succeed in children’s nursing and explains more about what her work involves on … More Children’s Nursing: My journey so far

From planning a wedding to genome editing: Studying postgrad part-time

When she’s not working with the NHS full-time or planning her wedding (congratulations, by the way!), Catherine Banks still manages to study her MSc in Genomic Medicine on a part-time basis. Starting the programme this year, Catherine will complete the Master’s over the next 2 years: this course is one our many flexible postgraduate programmes … More From planning a wedding to genome editing: Studying postgrad part-time