University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


The department provides opportunities for basic and clinical research on drug safety science, immuno-pharmacology, individualized medicines, nanomedicines and HIV. Research areas specifically focus on: Drug safety science; pharmacogenetics; immuno-pharmacology; the pharmacology of infectious disease; nanomedicines.

Entry requirements

Normally, good (Upper 2nd Class or above for PhD) Honours degree in a biological or biomedical science or degree in medicine or postgraduate or approved equivalent qualification. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0) 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

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

Funding available: MRC; BBSRC; charities; the pharmaceutical industry.


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

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927