Exploring infectious disease through the MSc Medical Microbiology course

Emily Beswick is a graduate of the MSc Medical Microbiology course at Manchester and a current medical student. Here, she talks about the course and how it has helped her to explore possible career paths. Why medical microbiology? I have been interested in infectious disease since school, when I completed a history project on Yersinia … More Exploring infectious disease through the MSc Medical Microbiology course

Advanced Audiology at Manchester: An international student’s perspective

The University of Manchester is the most globally diverse university in the UK, with over 10,000 international students enrolling from over 160 countries worldwide. One of those 10,000 students in 2019 was Wen-Hui Hsieh, a Taiwanese national who enrolled on to the MSc in Advanced Audiology. Below, she explains why she decided to move halfway … More Advanced Audiology at Manchester: An international student’s perspective

MSc Orthodontics: The lowdown

The three-year MSc (Clin) Orthodontics course at Manchester combines the taught elements and research of an MSc degree with mandatory clinical training. This enables students on the programme to develop the practical skills and knowledge they need to carry out contemporary orthodontic treatment techniques. But don’t just take our word for it; below, Saskia Schwabe, … More MSc Orthodontics: The lowdown

How my intercalation year made the future clearer

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

My psychology journey: Part 2 – Postgraduate degree and applying for the ClinPsyD

Abigail Kay is currently a student on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Manchester. To get to this point, Abigail has completed both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree at Manchester in Psychology and Forensic Psychology and Mental Health respectively. On top of this, she has also undertaken a number of jobs in the field. In this three … More My psychology journey: Part 2 – Postgraduate degree and applying for the ClinPsyD

Forging a career in orthodontics thanks to master’s degree from UoM

Layan Mehyar is a graduate from the MSc Orthodontics programme at The University of Manchester. Layan is originally from Jordan and has returned home since graduating from Manchester to work as an Assistant Professor in a dental school. Manchester will always have a special place in her heart though, and below she discusses everything from … More Forging a career in orthodontics thanks to master’s degree from UoM

Life as an international Biotechnology and Enterprise student

Junwei Ji is a graduate from the The University of Manchester’s MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise. Junwei made the big decision to move away from home in China in the hope of expanding his knowledge base and furthering his career. Here, he discusses everything from how he found the master’s degree to life as an … More Life as an international Biotechnology and Enterprise student

Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc

Eric Chau is an Aseptic Services Manager at a hospital pharmacy who is studying on the MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance course at Manchester. Here, discusses how he’s found the course and considers how it has benefitted his career… Since I became an Aseptic Services Manager, I have wanted to build on my knowledge … More Balancing work and study on the Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance MSc

Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service

Working in the prison service as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist involves working with offenders to rehabilitate and prepare them for their release. It’s a job that requires a very unique skill set and one that Emily Cuthbertson secured shortly after graduating from her master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. Below, Emily discusses in more … More Life as an Assistant Forensic Psychologist in the prison service