University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Cellular and Molecular Physiology

This course covers Cell physiology, with a focus on intracellular signalling, vesicular transport and the cell cycle; Systems physiology, including the cancer microenvironment, gastric physiology, stem cell biology and developmental physiology; Smooth muscle physiology, with research in reproductive physiology, ureteric microvessels, respiratory physiology and disease; Neuronal signalling, integrating expertise in cell biology, structural biology and the use of model organisms to investigate aging, neurodegeneration and addiction; Calcium signalling in health and disease, which is currently focused on the role of Ca2+ signalling, mitochondrial function and bioenergetics in pancreatitis and regulated secretion.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in a relevant subject.


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