Postgraduate Article Archive

  • What Is Occupational Therapy?

    Interested in a career where you can actually help people? Then occupational therapy might be for you. We explain what the subject is, where it can take you and why you should study it. Contents ...

    16th February 2017
  • Diary of a Postgraduate: Assessment Time

    In her latest diary installment, Physician Associate Studies student Aimee takes us through her first ever Objective Structured Clinical Examination. This month I’ve had my OSCE. OSCE stands for O...

    03rd January 2017
  • Diary of a Postgraduate: Fire Up Those Brain Cells!

    After reflecting on my undergraduate years, and psyching myself up for the start of my postgraduate life, my adventure is now officially beginning. I have moved back to Swansea, secured a part time jo...

    29th September 2016
  • Diary of a Postgraduate: Exams Already?!

    So November is drawing to an end, and in medical school, this means it’s time for exams. Since my last blog, I have completed the cardiovascular block of the course, covering hypertension, valvular...

    02nd December 2016
  • Diary of a Postgraduate: What on Earth is Physician Associate Studies?!

    I’m now four weeks into my postgraduate studies and I’m absolutely loving it; I have made some great new friends and learned more in those four weeks than I thought was possible. One thing that has ca...

    01st November 2016
  • The hours spent studying Medicine: An explanation of contact time

    Dr Amanda Tonks, Lecturer, explains the range of contact hours students may experience whilst studying postgraduate courses at Cardiff’s School of Medicine. Whether entirely distance based learnin...

    21st May 2014
  • Studying with the UK's largest provider of PG medical programmes: Course choices

    Dr Amanda Tonks, Lecturer, describes the vast number of research and taught postgraduate courses available at Cardiff’s School of Medicine. Being the largest provider of postgraduate taught course...

    21st May 2014
  • Strengths of Medicine at Cardiff

    Dr Amanda Tonks, Lecturer, discusses the strengths of learning with Cardiff’s School of Medicine. She describes the facilities available to postgraduates and the department’s tradition of being based ...

    21st May 2014
  • Why do a Postgraduate Degree in Medical Technology?

    If you have a degree in science, or are a healthcare professional looking to develop your qualifications, a great way to specialise is with a masters or doctoral degree in Medical Technology. ...

    09th April 2014
  • Introduction to the Department of Health

    Dr James Bilzon, Head of Department, gives an overview of the Department of Health at the University of Bath. The department, equipped with the latest facilities, has strong expertise in the science a...

    31st March 2014