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Entry requirements

You will need:

  • an honours degree at 2:1 or above
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience

Additional information

  • Prior to entry, a personal statement and references will be required
  • Where English is not a first language, an IELTS score of 7 must be achieved. A minimum score of 7.0 is required within all components

For further information, or an informal discussion about the programme, please contact Dr Robyn Lotto.

Application and selection Securing your place at LJMU

You will apply for the majority of postgraduate courses using our online application form. You should complete the form thoroughly and provide a detailed personal statement which reflects your suitability and aptitude for the programme.

Applications will be reviewed by the programme team and will be assessed alongside your CV and references.

This programme is ideal for students wishing to undertake further academic studies (such as a PhD).

Months of entry


Course content

The MRes in Health and Wellbeing is an excellent introduction to research methods and provides a firm foundation if you wish to pursue doctoral study.

  • Brings together staff from Public Health, Nursing and Allied Health, and Sport, Leisure and Nutrition
  • Combines taught and research modules
  • Combines a critical approach with a research focus
  • Can lead to doctorate study in chosen area
  • Available full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years)

This MRes in Health and Wellbeing provides the knowledge and skills required to put you on the right path to become an independent researcher.

The combination of taught and research modules creates an environment in which you're supported to apply your new learning to answer relevant research questions.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please visit the LJMU website for details.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44(0) 151 231 5090