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Biology of Health and Disease

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months
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16100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Biology of Health and Disease offered at the Liverpool John Moores University goes beyond the traditional view of symptoms-treatment. A wide diversity of organisms, from plant to invertebrates to mammals and humans, are key components of the programme.

Overview

Explore the molecular, cellular, physiological and ecological mechanisms underlying the maintenance of health and development of disease in plants, animals and humans.

  • Develop your knowledge using cutting-edge technologies, research and student-led learning methods
  • Benefit from strong practical teaching and assessment methods and prepare for a career in research or health-related fields
  • Learn from research-active staff who are experts in their field
  • Experience the study of health and disease in a holistic biological context
  • Conduct a research project covering the full ‘research arc’ from study conception to dissemination

The Biology of Health and Disease programme from the  Liverpool John Moores University explores health and disease in a broad biological context, from molecular mechanisms to the eco-epidemiology of infections, or the biology of food security. This approach will equip you with knowledge of a range of disciplines while a strong practical focus on relevant techniques and real-life scenarios will provide key transferable skills for you to produce and present scientific data effectively.

Employability

Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Statistics 
  • Omics in Health and Disease 
  • Current Topics in Physiology and Metabolism 
  • Parasites, Pathogens and Infection 
  • Food Security, Nutrition and Health 
  • Neuro-Endocrinology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2.2 honours degree in a relevant discipline, such as Biology, Zoology and Animal Biology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Ecological Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genetics, or Microbiology
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience – candidates will be interviewed by members of the programme team.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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