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

Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

At The University of Manchester we look to create innovative courses that provide our students with the best opportunity to forge a career in their desired fields. One course in particular that is slightly different to most is the MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise. The course aims to show students how to turn scientific discoveries … More Reflecting on my master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise

Returning to Manchester to explore my research interests

Josh Devlin is a graduate from the two year MA Social Work programme which helps students to become social workers through placements and highly effective teaching. For the past three years, Josh has worked as a Social Worker for Trafford Council in a children’s locality team. However, this September he is set to return to … More Returning to Manchester to explore my research interests

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

Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

It is estimated that roughly 7% of 18-23-year-olds are currently living with a chronic illness. Msc Neuroscience student, Jasmine Belfiore, falls into that 7% as a sufferer of Lupus but she’s determined not to let it deter her from succeeding in her master’s. Here, Jasmine provides some words of advice for anyone else who finds themselves in … More Chronically Persistent: Surviving Postgraduate Study with a Chronic Illness

How a master’s at Manchester helped me to find my niche

After graduating in Biology in Sheffield, Jamie Ellingford wanted his next step to be a more focused one. A Biology degree opens many doors, but a postgraduate degree in a specific area can make you extremely desirable to employers, with 83.1% of postgraduate graduates in full time employment. Jamie elected to study a master’s in … More How a master’s at Manchester helped me to find my niche

How my MSc in Genomic Medicine has enabled me to travel the world!

Travelling the world is something that’s most graduates dream of doing at some point in their lives. For those lucky few who get to do it, they often have to sacrifice possible work commitments to through with it. However, not all… Here, MSc Genomic Medicine graduate, Bradley Horn, talks us through his life in genomic medicine … More How my MSc in Genomic Medicine has enabled me to travel the world!

How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!

Ellie Welch’s placement took her from the buzzing city of Manchester to a quiet village in Oxfordshire and then on to the coffee loving city of Portland in the USA. An unusual trio of places to bunch together, however, one that perhaps sums up the potential that science communications has to take you all over the … More How I ended up in the USA during my science communications placement year!

From sound engineering to healthcare science training: my path to becoming a clinical audiologist

Dave Jay is a pre-registration Clinical Scientist in Audiology at Manchester Royal Infirmary and a graduate of the MSc Audiology course at Manchester. Here, he describes his journey from working in the music industry to training as a clinical audiologist. … More From sound engineering to healthcare science training: my path to becoming a clinical audiologist