University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Infection and Global Health (Veterinary)

Infection and Global Health related research in humans includes basic, clinical and epidemiological studies of a range of neurological, gastrointestinal, respiratory, vector-borne and sexually-transmitted infections of adults and children. Infection and Global Health related in animals includes the investigation of zoonotic pathogens; the spread of antimicrobial resistance; understanding human behaviour as a driver of disease transmission; control and prevention of major infectious diseases of farmed and companion animals; and the influence of the environment and climate on the transmission of disease.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Student progression is monitored regularly during the period of study, culminating in the submission of a thesis, which is assessed by viva voce examination with internal and external examiners.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927