In the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, we pursue excellence in research-led teaching. This method of teaching involves learning about relevant research findings specific to your field of study. Across our institutes, departments and schools, we share a sense of purpose; we're all striving to improve the health economy here in Liverpool, and further afield.

Study with Liverpool

Our study programmes are delivered through our four institutes, which bring together interconnected disciplines covering the full spectrum of health and life sciences. Our students can truly appreciate how the knowledge base they build during their studies relates to the wider research agenda. The University of Liverpool is home to the broadest range of health and life sciences subjects within a single faculty in the Russell Group.

Our learning community

Studying with the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool is about much more than the qualifications you leave with. We're part of a vibrant and friendly community, made up of talented individuals with wide-ranging skills. Our students are key to shaping the future of our study programmes and research areas.

There are a range of accommodation options to suit your needs if you choose to live in our city campus or student village.

Support and wellbeing

Our courses are designed to motivate our students to achieve the best results they can. We understand that being a health and life sciences student can be challenging, and ensure support is always available. Find out more about our student support services.

Levels of study


Most of our tutors and lecturers are active researchers, internationally known within their fields. This exposes our students to research from the start, as they embark on careers in their chosen disciplines.

Postgraduate taught

Postgraduate taught opportunities help our students to narrow down a specialism or inspire a change in career path. Our dedicated tutors provide support and supervision along the way.

Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research study sees our students become active members of our internationally-recognised research departments. Our cutting-edge facilities ensure early career researchers have the tools they need to make an impact.

Continuing professional development

Lifelong learning is central to any career in health and life sciences. Our courses are delivered by experienced practitioners and researchers, with flexible study options.

Being part of a research group in an area that has been my passion since undergraduate study has allowed me to strengthen my research interests and skills.

Rana Abutaima, PhD, HIV Pharmacology