How I balanced work and online study on the PGDip Deaf Education course

Nick Atkins is a qualified peripatetic teacher and recent graduate of the PGDip in Deaf Education at Manchester. Here, he explains how balanced a full-time job with distance learning study during the course. … More How I balanced work and online study on the PGDip Deaf Education course

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How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career

Alex Norbury is a graduate of the MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology at Manchester and currently works for consultancy firm Mott MacDonald. Here, he explains how the skills he learned during his degree have helped him pursue a career outside of clinical and academic fields. … More How I learned to use research skills from my degree in a healthcare consultancy career

How my MSc Thesis Led to a Prize-Winning Paper: Jack’s Story

Jack Benton is a graduate of the MSc Clinical and Health Psychology course at Manchester. He recently won a prize for a paper based on his master’s thesis at the annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Canada. He discusses the paper, why he took the course and his career plans. … More How my MSc Thesis Led to a Prize-Winning Paper: Jack’s Story

How I returned to uni and overcame illness to train as a Teacher of the Deaf

Kim is a part-time student on the PGDip Deaf Education course at Manchester. Here, she tells us about how she dealt with returning to education after 20 years of working in primary education – and how she overcame a serious illness partway through the course to continue with her studies. … More How I returned to uni and overcame illness to train as a Teacher of the Deaf

Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf

Lucia Martin is completing our PGDip in Deaf Education so that she can become a Teacher of the Deaf. This qualification trains teachers to provide focused support to deaf children and their families. We spoke to Lucia about her experience of the course, Manchester, and her aspirations for the future. … More Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf