Certificate of Achievement

Richard Allen

has completed the following course:

Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver

University of Birmingham

This course explored how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week


Dr Patricia F. Lalor

Senior Lecturer

University of Birmingham

average test score


Learning outcomes

  • Describe the anatomy and function of the liver, and understand how individual cell types contribute to these
  • Compare the signs and symptoms of liver disease and understand what causes them
  • Discuss the major global causes of liver disease
  • Reflect on the varied causes of liver disease
  • Explore treatments for different types of liver disease and understand the challenges of treatment
  • Explore how diet impacts on the function of both healthy and diseased livers


  • Liver anatomy and function
  • Regeneration
  • Viruses, autoimmunity, alcohol and metabolic disease
  • Jaundice
  • Fibrosis
  • Diet and the liver

Issued on 11th June 2018

The person named on this certificate has completed the activities in the transcript above. For more information about Certificates of Achievement and the effort required to become eligible, visit futurelearn.com/proof-of-learning/certificate-of-achievement.

This learner has not verified their identity. The certificate and transcript do not imply the award of credit or the conferment of a qualification from University of Birmingham.

Free online course:

Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver

University of Birmingham