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

Don’t psych yourself out, ‘just go for it!’

Starting her programme in 2016 and having been out of education for over 3 years, Lacey Johnson threw herself into an MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health here at the University of Manchester. Here she talks candidly about having to overcome her own self-doubt and getting her confidence back with the help of the University’s … More Don’t psych yourself out, ‘just go for it!’

Facts, figures and fighting crime with Forensic Psychology

Tom Malone completed his MSc in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health in 2017 and we thought we’d check in to see how life is treating him since graduating. Here he gives a very honest account of his time on the course and where it has taken him, even though it may be the road less travelled… Having … More Facts, figures and fighting crime with Forensic Psychology