Why Study Science & Health in Liverpool
Liverpool City Region houses one of the largest concentrations of science and healthcare professionals in the country. Between the collected resources of the Royal Liverpool University and Broadgreen Hospital Trust, the School of Tropical Medicine, blue chip giant Unilever and Sci-Tech Daresbury – recognised globally for world-class science, innovation and enterprise – we host an embarrassment of riches. If you’re interested in a career in health and life sciences, you’re in the right place.
We’ve benefitted from £1bn of recent investment in our infrastructure, across the NHS, universities and industry, and the north west has become one of three main concentrations of life science clusters in the country.
There are more than 8,000 life sciences students and 10,000 people working in the sector in the region. Liverpool is home to more specialist hospitals and health centres than any UK city outside London; nationally, 17% of people work in healthcare.
As a country, we excel in health and life sciences. Since the introduction of the Life Sciences Strategy in 2011, the country has secured over £7.5bn of investment in the sector. That has led directly to the creation of 18,000 new jobs. Today, the UK has one of the strongest and most productive health and life sciences industries in the world. Could you be one of them?
There are more than 8,000 life sciences students and 10,000 people working in the sector in the region.