How studying Deaf Education connected my experiences to learning

Teacher of the Deaf graduate Moira explains why she can’t stand still in life and how stepping outside her comfort zone has allowed her to make a real difference. Why Deaf Education? As a primary teacher with a passion for literacy and working with vulnerable learners, this course brought together all my interests. What is … More How studying Deaf Education connected my experiences to learning

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

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

Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

It’s been just over a year since Katie Hill graduated from The University of Manchester with a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health. After recently securing a job with Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Katie reflects on her time on the course and discusses how it has helped her to forge a successful start to … More Reflecting on my master’s degree one year later

How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

Molly McCarthy is a Research Assistant at The University of Liverpool where she is currently working with individuals who suffer from depression. Before she reached this position, she did an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a postgraduate degree in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at The University of Manchester. Below, discover how well suited the … More How a master’s in Forensic Psychology and Mental Health helped me to pursue a career in research`

The importance of perseverance as a master’s graduate

Aidan Mchardie is an MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health graduate from The University of Manchester and is a great example of how life isn’t plain sailing after graduation. A university degree sadly doesn’t mean you get to walk into your dream job as soon as you’ve donned a cap and gown but with perseverance … More The importance of perseverance as a master’s graduate

Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

In a 2018 survey conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, it was revealed that 93.6% of University of Manchester graduates go straight into full time employment or further study.  However, some of our students manage to find graduate level jobs while still studying. One person who can say this is PGDip Deaf Education student, … More Securing employment as a Teacher of the Deaf while still in training

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