COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

Konnie Fenwick-Rasche could never have envisaged her first year of Msc Deaf Education going this way, but who could have? The move to online learning has been a challenge that every course has had to overcome, but how has such a practical course such as Deaf Education dealt with the change? Konnie reveals all below… … More COVID-19: Training to be a Teacher of the Deaf during a global pandemic

The inside track on Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester

Are you interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree in psychology? If so, then perhaps a master’s in Clinical and Health Psychology could be for you. Ciara O’Neill is a recent graduate from the course and below, she provides a first hand perspective on the core and optional modules available to students and discusses what she … More The inside track on Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester

Studying Occupational Medicine at Manchester while working in Pakistan

Dr Komal Saleem is a Professor at The University of Lahore in Pakistan and in 2015 he graduated from The University of Manchester with an MSc in Occupational Medicine. The blended learning course provides medical professionals all around the world with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge within the field of occupational medicine without having … More Studying Occupational Medicine at Manchester while working in Pakistan

How I went from a Sociology graduate to a cancer researcher

Leanna Goodwin graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Manchester in 2010 with the intention of doing a postgraduate degree shortly after. However, with nothing jumping out at her she embarked on a career within market and consumer research instead. Fast forward ten years and she now has a master’s degree from … More How I went from a Sociology graduate to a cancer researcher

Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Callum Mogridge knows the University of Manchester campus like the back of his hand. He has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology here, he’s in the midst of his master’s in Organisational Psychology, he’s also worked as a researcher and to top it all off he’s planning on doing his PhD next year too. Below, … More Stepping up from an undergraduate to a postgraduate

Moving away from the lab for a career in public health

MPH Public Health student, Emily Christopher, decided to study a postgraduate degree after realising she wanted a job away from the lab after studying pharmacology for three years. Below, she discusses the benefits of distance learning and provides an insight into what she has learnt during her time on the course so far… In the … More Moving away from the lab for a career in public health

How an MSc in Audiology has helped me to fulfil my dreams

Audiology has been taught at The University of Manchester for 100 years with thousands of students graduating over the years from both undergraduate and postgraduate audiology degrees. Awajimijana Otana is a recent graduate from the MSc Audiology programme and is now currently employed by the NHS as a Senior Specialist Paediatric Audiologist. Discover how the … More How an MSc in Audiology has helped me to fulfil my dreams

How an MSc in Audiology has helped to shape my career

It’s been 17 years since Els Walravens enrolled on to the Audiology master’s at the University of Manchester. Coming from Belgium, her main concern ahead of starting the course was the English language, something that she has mastered over the years with her career taking her from Oxford Road to the capital of Australia. Read … More How an MSc in Audiology has helped to shape my career

How to pursue a career in data science

The Bioinformatics and Sytems Biology master’s degree at Manchester aims to provide students with a biological background to the data type of genomics, proteomics and metabolomics whilst also developing their computational and analytical understanding in relation to processing biological data. The course also gives students the opportunity to get involved in project work in the … More How to pursue a career in data science

Equity and Merit in FBMH

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health recently attended The University of Manchester’s annual celebration for those graduating from the Equity and Merit Scholarship: an initiative started in 2007 that has since offered financial support to over 255 individuals from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia. Not only does this help students gain a postgraduate qualification, … More Equity and Merit in FBMH