University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Musculoskeletal Ageing

This course investigates why our bones, joints, ligaments and muscles function less well as we age, and how age related decline of the musculoskeletal tissues and age related clinical disorders (such as osteoporosis and arthritis) can be ameliorated or prevented. The MRes in Musculoskeletal Ageing provides a unique opportunity for the study of the musculoskeletal system and ageing from an integrated perspective, providing students with access to state-of-the-art resources and facilities from across the three CIMA partner sites, with teaching and supervision delivered by leading researchers and clinical practitioners.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a related biological science or clinical degree.

Course modules

Modules: biology of ageing: principle concepts; biology of ageing: physiological applications; biology and assessment of skeletal health; principles of nutrition: relevance to ageing; research project and skills training.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

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Key information

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0151 794 5927