University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Clinical Sciences

Research opportunities available within all departments of faculty: anaesthesia; child health (accommodated in Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital (Alder Hay)); clinical chemistry; clinical engineering; geriatric medicine; haematology; health care education; human anatomy and cell biology; immunology; medical microbiology and genito-urinary medicine; medicine; neurological science; obstetrics and gynaecology (in Liverpool Women's Hospital); orthopaedic and accident surgery; otolaryngology; pathology pharmacology and therapeutics; physiology; psychiatry; surgery; research of direct clinical relevance includes work on cancer, physiology, reproductive immunology, oral contraception, viral infections and bioengineering; increasing emphasis on role of non-medically qualified scientists in medical research; opportunities for both medically qualified and non-medically qualified postgraduate students to undertake research at all levels.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 or 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant biological sciences discipline. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to clinical research; ethical, legal and regulatory considerations in clinical investigations; design and conduct of the clinical protocol; good clinical practice in managing and monitoring clinical trials; biostatistics; information and data management; product development in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries; health economics and financial management in clinical research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 14,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927