We asked some of our masters students and graduates to share their experiences of studying in the Department of Psychology at Sheffield, and to tell us where their degree has taken them.
Nora’s research project on Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell transplantation as a first line treatment in patients with very active Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis was the highlight of her MSc Cognitive Neuroscience and Human Neuroimaging studies and has inspired her to pursue a PhD in the field of Multiple Sclerosis in the future.
Emma came to Sheffield to study Psychology as an undergraduate and after discovering a passion for Developmental Psychology research, chose to progress onto the MSc Psychological Research Methods course to develop the skills to become a researcher. Emma is now a lecturer in Developmental Psychology at Sheffield and feels that the MSc prepared her well to become an academic.
"What I love most about this course is that it goes above and beyond the essential hands on experiences to prime you for a PhD or a career in research, presenting you with a range of unique opportunities."
Jake studied BEng Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering at Sheffield before choosing to pursue the MSc Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience. His training on the course covers the whole spectrum of approaches to answer questions about how the brain works and following graduation he hopes to pursue a PhD in this field.