Intercalation at Liverpool

Energetic, beautiful, creative - there is nowhere quite like Liverpool. The city shapes our University through its dynamic spirit, global outlook and pioneering opportunities.

Extablished in 1834, Liverool has been at the forefront of medical education and research for over 180 years.

We welcome both internal and external candidates for intercalation. This means that both existing Liverpool medical students, as well as those from other universities, are able to benefit from the breadth and quality of intercalated degree courses we offer.

The Liverpool advantage

As a Russell Group University, research underpins much of our work. Associated with nine Nobel Laureates, the University is recognised for its high-quality teaching and research; our research collaborations extend worldwide and address many of the grand challenges facing mankind today. Learn more about intercalating a Masters of Research into your degree.

Clinical Medicine research at Liverpool is ranked 7th in the UK for critical mass of world-leading and internationally excellent research, in part due to our close working ties and excellent collaboration with the prestigious Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM).

Unparalleled access to local centres of excellence

As well as the LSTM, we have strong teaching and research links with the the Linda McCartney Centre, St. Paul's Eye Unit, and many more.

Further local centres of medical excellence also include Alder Hey children's hospital, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital and The Walton Centre, the UK's only specialist hospital trust dedicated to neurological services.

A thrilling world city

The University is driving the city’s knowledge economy through close collaboration with fellow universities, industry and the NHS, helping the Liverpool City Region compete in the global business world. Hear from current student Natasha Varshney, on why she chose Liverpool for the MBChB programme and her research masters.

The University of Liverpool in a flash:

  • Research-connected curricula
  • Teaching delivered by leading experts
  • 22,000+ students on campus
  • Global exchange opportunities
  • £800 million investment in our teaching, research and residential estate
  • 400+ Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
  • UK Leader in widening participation
  • Hundreds of annual scholarships for young people
  • 7,700+ international students on campus
  • Network of 219,000 alumni in 171 countries

Visit the University of Liverpool About Us webpages for more on our institution, and our city.

Take a closer look

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Liverpool is such an amazing place – it is a city with so many different ideas, new ways of thinking, new ways of doing things. I find really refreshing and it broadens your mind so much.

Natasha Varshney, Fourth Year Student Doctor at Liverpool, intercalating to earn her Masters