Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine MRes Add to your prospectus

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months  
  • Programme start: September 2018
  • Entry requirements: You will need a 2:2 science degree or above. The minimum English Language requirement for EU and international students is IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicince mres

Career prospects

The MRes in Biomedical Sciences & Translational Medicine provides students with a first class grounding in research training.  Students are well placed to continue on to PhD studies, work in industry, or to apply for postgraduate entry medicine or dentistry*.

Below is the next destination information for the 2010/11 MRes graduates:

69%       Studying a PhD at the University of Liverpool

12%       Studying a PhD or higher education course elsewhere

4%          Working in industry

4%          Starting own science based company

11%       Working in the private sector with the intention of returning to a funded PhD

Below is a sample of publications based on work MRes students have completed during their studies (students' names in bold):

Firman, J.W., MacFarlane, M., Park, B.K. & Mercer, A.E. (2011) 'Assessing the cytotoxic profile of novel endoperoxide derivatives', Toxicology, vol. 290, no. 2-3, pp. 138-138.

Goldring, C. E., P. A. Duffy, N. Benvenisty, P. W. Andrews, U. Ben-David, R. Eakins, N. French, N. A. Hanley, L. Kelly, N. R. Kitteringham, J. Kurth, D. Ladenheim, H. Laverty, J. McBlane, G. Narayanan, S. Patel, J. Reinhardt, A. Rossi, M. Sharpe, and B. K. Park. "Assessing the Safety of Stem Cell Therapeutics." Cell Stem Cell 8, no. 6 (2011): 618-28.

Newlaczyl, A.U. & Yu, L.-G. (2011) 'Galectin-3-A jack-of-all-trades in cancer', Cancer Letters, vol. 313, no. 2, pp. 123-128.

Chen, X., and R. D. Burgoyne. "Identification of Common Genetic Modifiers of Neurodegenerative Diseases from an Integrative Analysis of Diverse Genetic Screens in Model Organisms." BMC Genomics 13, no. 1 (2012): 71.

* This is a full year programme so students wishing to study medicine or dentistry immediately after the completion of this course should consult with the MRes Programme Director, Dr Alec Simpson awms@liv.ac.uk.