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

Completing a part time master’s to further my career

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance (PTQA) at The University of Manchester is a three year part time course for pharmacy, health and biomedical professionals working in technical services who want to update their skills and knowledge while gaining an academic qualification. Stephen Bishop has recently graduated from the course and below discusses … More Completing a part time master’s to further my career

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

Moving away from Bangladesh to study an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at Manchester

Nusrat Rouf is a Bangladesh national and had lived in Dhaka all her life before moving to Manchester to complete a master’s in Biotechnology and Enterprise. Her motivation to travel to a whole new continent was to try and gain the expertise required to help improve healthcare back home. Now after graduating, find out if … More Moving away from Bangladesh to study an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at Manchester

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

What to expect from a master’s in Clinical Biochemistry

MSc Clinical Biochemistry graduate, Emily Goodall, is currently completing a PhD at the University of Manchester where she is looking at the cellular mechanisms that are involved in regulating cell migration. Just like many students, this wasn’t her plan when she started her undergraduate or postgraduate degrees but her experiences while studying made her realise … More What to expect from a master’s in Clinical Biochemistry

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