Postgraduate Opportunities in Science
There are many opportunities to further your education at the Faculty of Science with a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Degree. We offer taught programmes in a variety of areas and we also offer research postgraduate opportunities. To obtain details of our research postgraduate opportunites please click on the following link: Postgraduate Research Admissions.
Please also keep a look out for our next Postgraduate Forum where you can speak to academic and admissions staff in real time through an online chat facility. If you would like to enquire about the next online forum please contact the University Postgraduate Admissions Manager Sonia Sellars on 0151 231 3394 or S.G.Stone@ljmu.ac.uk
Postgraduate Taught Opportunities in Science - Quick Links:
- Clinical Pharmacy
- Clinical Exercise Physiology
- Health Psychology
- Sports Biomechanics
- Sports Physiology
- Sports Psychology
- Virology (by Distance Learning)
Current Postgraduate Taught Opportunities in Science
The Clinical Pharmacy programme has evolved from the amalgamation of the enthusiasm and expertise which has been generated over the years in the University and in local hospital pharmacy departments. The course is offered as a linked Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.
The overall aim of the course is education and training for successful and responsible careers in clinical pharmacy. These clinical pharmacists will be equipped to promote, develop and assess clinical pharmacy services within their profession, which will be of direct benefit to the health services and to the patients they serve.
Find out more at: www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/59557.htm
Clinical Exercise Physiology
The importance of exercise in a clinical setting has grown rapidly in recent years and led to an explosion in job opportunities for highly skilled graduates. This programme provides the required advancement in knowledge underpinned by an extensive and detailed enhancement of your practical skills. Over half the course is devoted to the development of practical, vocational-based skills. In addition to becoming qualified in intermediate life support and phlebotomy, you will become skilled in the delivery of integrated cardiopulmonary stress tests, 12-Lead ECG, echocardiography and so much more.
Find out more at: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/course.asp?CourseID=254
Health Psychology is a relatively young, but rapidly growing discipline that is attracting a great deal of interest from undergraduate students as a potential postgraduate career path.
In order to become a Chartered Health Psychologist, students must fulfil a number of requirements determined by the British Psychological Society. These include Stage 1 training, which involves the satisfactory completion of an accredited MSc course followed by Stage 2 training, of two or more years spent acquiring a range of supervised skills connected with consultancy, research, teaching and training. This course provides all these criteria for career progression.
The MSc Sports Biomechanics is designed for students wishing to specialise in the biomechanics of sport and exercise, either for a professional career in sports science support work with athletes and/or for academic and professional development. Extensive training is provided in laboratory-based skills and in the interpretation of laboratory findings, as well as comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues in biomechanics.
Find out more at: www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/59732.htm
The MSc. Sports Physiology is designed for students wishing to specialise in physiology related to sport and exercise, either for a professional career in sports science support work with athletes and/or for academic and professional development. Training is provided in laboratory-based skills and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Opportunities are available for an applied placement supervised by accredited sport and exercise scientists. Students can utilize this experience as part of their own professional accreditation.
This MSc Sports Psychology is designed for students wishing to specialise within the discipline of sports psychology, train for sports psychology support work with athletes, acquire vocationally related psychological skills, develop academic understanding in the subject area, and gain intellectual and research skills within a specialist field. Opportunities are available for applied placement under the supervision of accredited sports psychologists. Students may utilize this experience as part of their professional accreditation.
Find out more at: www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/59734.htm
The MSc Virology course is an internationally recognised distance learning programme for those wishing to study for a postgraduate award. Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), approved by the Health Protection Agency (formerly the Public Health Laboratory Service) and adopted by several overseas agencies (Chinese Government, Hong Kong), the course affords a unique opportunity for busy healthcare professionals to study where they live with full tutor support.
Find out more at: www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/59706.htm
Our Postgraduate Application Form is available to download in the ‘useful documents’ section of this website. If you have any queries regarding postgraduate courses at LJMU please email ScienceAdmissions@ljmu.ac.uk