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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

Scientific research in the Department is performed in an environment that has a wealth of clinical expertise and research which ensures that basic scientific research is always performed with insights of relevance to patients provided by leading clinical teams.

The Department plays a leading role in the Cancer Research UK Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre and runs the Liverpool Tissue Bank.

Our commitment to cancer research has resulted in the launch of Liverpool Cancer Research UK Centre - an organisation that brings together scientists, clinicians and local stakeholders to lead and deliver cancer research of the highest quality and importance.

Cancer medicine research is aimed at developing discoveries that can ultimately be translated into patient benefits. Scientific research in the Department is performed in an environment that has a wealth of clinical expertise and research which ensures that basic scientific research is always performed with insights of relevance to patients provided by leading clinical teams and an awareness of detailed clinical issues.

Our research interests

  • Clinical studies conducted with the intent to advance therapies to the clinic or develop principles for application of therapeutics to human disease
  • Non-human or non-clinical studies conducted with the intent to advance therapies to the clinic or develop principles for application of therapeutics to human disease
  • Investigations in humans which define the biology of disease and provide the scientific foundation for the development of new or improved therapies for human disease
  • Any clinical trial of a therapy that was initiated based on the above
  • The biology-chemistry “bridge”.

Research themes

Our research themes include the fundamental studies of cancer cells and the molecular biology of cancer as well as Translational research and tumour specific research in many areas including:

  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Haemato-Oncology
  • Head and Neck cancer
  • Liver Cancer

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    21st

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching in medicine, dentistry, business, law architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised research themes include personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support for international students includes a bespoke pre-arrival programme, meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    169 69%

    25th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    17th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    8th

    9

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