Advanced Biological Sciences MSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2023
  • Entry requirements: You will typically require a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant Biological Sciences subject.
Advanced Biological Sciences msc

About us

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The University of Liverpool has been at the forefront of Health & Life Sciences research for 130 years and continues to build on the impressive research knowledge, experience, resources and partnerships that have been amassed. The Faculty has over 2,300 staff, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduate students who, together with many alumni and partners, are helping to build the University’s reputation every day.

As a Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in a civic university, we owe it to our local community to address their unmet health needs. We're taking the innovative, world-leading research we do globally and delivering a meaningful impact on health outcomes locally. 

The total cost of research projects awarded in 2018/19 within the Faculty was £60million, and 81% of our research is ranked world-leading and internationally excellent.

The Faculty has four Institutes:

  • Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences
  • Institute of Population Health
  • Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology.

Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology

We bring cutting-edge research into all areas of biology, at all scales. Our research and teaching uncovers new discoveries in biological and biomedical systems. We're tackling important societal problems, from improving crops to creating new diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions across many diseases.

School of Life Sciences

We have a vibrant postgraduate community and offer world-class facilities for research in our £23 million state-of-the-art Biosciences Building.

Graduates of the programmes offered can boast not only academic excellence and advanced skills to excel in research, but life skills such as highly developed communication and presentation skills and the ability to prioritise and organise group tasks - scientific knowledge and transferable skills useful for a successful career in industry or in academia.

As a prestigious Russell Group University, we employ highly regarded academics at the leading edge of research, and you will benefit from this research-led teaching perspective. We have a rich heritage of Life Sciences teaching and research going back well over 100 years.

Department address

School of Life Sciences
University of Liverpool
L69 7ZX

Telephone: 0151 7954389