In recent months on the FBMH Student Blog, we’ve been hearing from various intercalating medics about their year away from studying medicine. In the latest addition to this series, we caught up with Gillian Manchip who talks us through her year studying an MRes in Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Medicine. Despite the course being interrupted … More What I got out of my intercalation year
Roxana Moscalu is a medical student at The University of Manchester who recently completed an MRes in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) as part of her intercalation year. Although she had no idea about the possibility of intercalating before she started university, she couldn’t be happier now that she decided to take a year … More What to expect from an MRes in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Intercalated degrees give you a chance to study a particular area of medicine in depth, whether you’ve already covered it on your medical course or want to study something new. Freya Webb is a medical student who elected to do an intercalated degree in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM) and below she discusses her … More How my intercalation year made the future clearer
For many, the idea of early retirement is a dream and doing more work is the last thing on their mind. For others, it’s forced upon them and in the case of Innes Simon Chadwick, whilst his time as a doctor is over, he has far from finished learning about medicine. Here he gives us … More Trying my hand at history and humanities
Intercalating Medical Student, George Altman, is currently enjoying a year away from medicine studying Healthcare, Ethics and Law. However, last year, George was right in the thick of it on placement at Salford Royal Hospital. To George, practical work is far more beneficial than theory work so the opportunity to go on a year long placement … More My Clinical Placement Year at Salford Royal Hospital
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
For medical students, the opportunity to inercalate after their third year is one that comes at a perfect time. The stresses of being a medical student can’t be downplayed and the chance to branch out and learn about something completely new is something that often refreshes the mind before the final years of a hefty … More Genomics: A sound option for intercalating medics AND part time students.
As part of our #FBMHStories feature for Instagram, we chatted to Esther, a fourth year medical student. She explains why she wants to be a doctor, and how she works hard to understand new topics. … More FBMH Stories: Esther Aiyelaagbe