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  • Qualification

    DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Women and Children’s Health research in Liverpool has an international reputation for excellence. The Department of Women’s and Children’s Health incorporates obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology and medical and surgical paediatrics.

Overview

The Department of Women’s and Children’s Health is internationally renowned for its research covering obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology, and medical and surgical paediatrics.

The Department offers some of the most extensive facilities for research in this area in Europe, providing excellent bases for patient-orientated translational and clinical research.

Our main research facilities are integrated with two of the largest specialist Women’s and Children’ hospitals in Europe – Centre for Women’s Health research within the Liverpool Women’s Hospital and Institute in the Park within the Alder Hey Hospital.

The Centre for Women’s Health Research is jointly funded by University of Liverpool and Liverpool Women’s NHS Trust and houses the following:

Harris Wellbeing Preterm Birth Centre

This Wellbeing of Women funded centre pioneers vital research into premature birth, focusing particularly on the development of personalised treatments for pregnant women at risk of preterm birth.

Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

This is one of the most productive Cochrane review groups with enormous impact globally on clinical practice in obstetrics and midwifery.

The Sanyu Research Unit

Set up in 2011, this unit promotes improvements in maternal and child health in low resource settings through high impact, inter-disciplinary research. The unit helps generate sustainable improvements through the development of appropriate technologies for clinical care with on-going projects funded by WHO, MRC, DFID, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Research themes

Our research themes in Women’s Health are:

Translational perinatal medicine
Clinical trials and research synthesis in pregnancy and childbirth
Endometrial stem cell research.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,650per year

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

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

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    32nd

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