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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its royal charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original "red brick" civic universities. It comprises three faculties organized into 35 departments and schools.

Key statistics

Today, the university is home to around 25,000 students, including 7,000 international students from 127 countries, as well as 195,000 alumni and 6,000 staff.Its global focus has led the institution to establish a university in Suzhou near Shanghai, in partnership with Xi’an Jiaotong University, as well as a campus in London. The University is the largest provider of 100% online postgraduate degree courses in Europe with over 10,000 students studying for..

University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool
Liverpool
Estd
1881
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
Liverpool
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
September/October 2024

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its royal charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original "red brick" civic universities. It comprises three faculties organized into 35 departments and schools.

Key statistics

Today, the university is home to around 25,000 students, including 7,000 international students from 127 countries, as well as 195,000 alumni and 6,000 staff.Its global focus has led the institution to establish a university in Suzhou near Shanghai, in partnership with Xi’an Jiaotong University, as well as a campus in London. The University is the largest provider of 100% online postgraduate degree courses in Europe with over 10,000 students studying for Liverpool degrees around the world. The university’s motto translates into English as ‘These days of peace foster learning’.

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Students Students Faculty Ration
19,595 5,185 34% 13:5

As well as being the birthplace of the Beatles, the city of Liverpool also boasts the most number of museums and galleries in the UK outside of London, and was designated the European Capital of Culture in 2008.Facilities for fun are great (the student union building is the largest in the country), the cost of living is low, and there is a real commitment to opening access and to the local community.

Notable Alumni

  • Tung Chee-hwa – the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, now Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

  • Dame Stella Rimington – former Director General of the UK’s national Security Service, MI5.

  • Rodney Chase CBE – former Group Chief Executive of  BP now on the Board of Directors at Hess Corp. and Tesoro Corp.

  • Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE– was the founding CEO of Emirates and executive vice-chairman of The Emirates Group.

  • Sir Robin Saxby – former Chairman of ARM Holdings, now supporting business start-ups.

  • Dr Sanjay Jha – former CEO and Chairman of Motorola Motability, now CEO of GlobalFoundries.

  • Lewis Booth – former Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Ford Motor Company, now on the Board of Directors for Rolls Royce.

  • Keith Williams – former Executive Chairman of British Airways, non-executive director and deputy chairman of John Lewis and on the board of Aviva plc.

  • Philip Clarke – former Chief Executive of Tesco.

  • Colin Deverell Smith OBE – Chairman of Poundland Holdings Ltd, former Chief Executive of Safeway.

Undergraduate

Mathematics and Computer Science BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Undergraduate

Marketing BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 

Undergraduate

LLB Law for Graduates
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 

Postgraduate

Financial Technology MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 12 months 

Undergraduate

Medicinal Chemistry BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 

Undergraduate

Law with Criminology LLB (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 

Postgraduate

Diagnostic Radiography (Pre-registration) MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 24 Months 

Postgraduate

Research Methods in Psychology MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Postgraduate

History: Cultural History MA
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Undergraduate

Aerospace Engineering BEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 years 

Postgraduate

Clinical Sciences MRes
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Postgraduate

Master of Public Health MPH
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Postgraduate

Global Healthcare Ethics MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Undergraduate

Chemistry for Sustainable Energy (MChem)
Tution Fees
Duration
 4 years 

Postgraduate

Marine Planning and Management MSc
Tution Fees
Duration
 1 Year 

Undergraduate

Environment and Planning BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
Duration
 3 Years 
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English Language Requirements:

For international applicants to the University of Liverpool's Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, English language proficiency is paramount. Generally, applicants must demonstrate competence in English through standardized language tests or previous academic study conducted in English. Country-specific requirements may apply, necessitating alternative methods of demonstrating English proficiency. Additionally, some programs may impose specific language requirements beyond the university's general standards, aligning with the linguistic demands of the field of study. These requirements ensure that international students possess the necessary language skills to engage effectively with coursework and thrive in their academic pursuits at the University of Liverpool. The University of Liverpool mostly accepts below mentioned English Language qualifications and many more:

Undergraduate Courses:

  • 1) IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent
  • 2) Pearson PTE: 61 overall, with no component below 59
  • 3) TOEFL (IBT): 88 overall, with minimum scores of listening 17, writing 17, reading 17 and speaking 19
  • 4) LanguageCert Academic: 70 overall, with no skill below 60
  • 5) Duolingo English Test: 120 overall, with no component below 95

Postgraduate Courses:

  • 1) IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0
  • 2) Pearson PTE: 61 overall, with no component below 59
  • 3) TOEFL (IBT): 88 overall, with minimum scores of listening 19, writing 19, reading 19 and speaking 20
  • 4) LanguageCert Academic: 70 overall, with no skill below 65
  • 5) Duolingo English Test: 120 overall, with no component below 105

Note: Please look at individual Courses and their English Language qualifications requirements before proceeding.

Academic Requirement:

The University of Liverpool sets general entry requirements for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs for international applicants, which vary based on academic qualifications and country-specific requirements.

For undergraduate programs, international applicants typically need to meet academic standards equivalent to those required for British students. This may include specific subject requirements and a certain level of academic achievement in their high school or secondary education. Additionally, proficiency in the English language is essential, often demonstrated through standardized English language proficiency tests or completion of English language qualifications.

Postgraduate entry requirements for international applicants usually entail holding a bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. The degree should be relevant to the chosen field of study, and applicants may be required to demonstrate a certain level of academic achievement in their undergraduate studies. Furthermore, proficiency in English is imperative for postgraduate study, and applicants may need to provide evidence of language proficiency through recognized tests or qualifications.

Country-specific requirements may apply to both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants, considering educational systems and qualifications from different countries. The university assesses each applicant's qualifications individually to ensure they meet the necessary standards for admission.

Furthermore, course-specific requirements may apply, necessitating prior study in related fields or professional experience. These requirements ensure that applicants possess the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for success in their chosen programs. Overall, the University of Liverpool seeks to admit international students who demonstrate both academic aptitude and English proficiency, while also considering the specific requirements of their chosen course of study and country of origin.

Overall, the University of Liverpool's entry requirements for international applicants prioritize academic excellence, English language proficiency, and consideration of country-specific qualifications to ensure a diverse and qualified student body.

Accommodation for International Students

  • The university guarantees a place in university accommodation if an international undergraduate student accepts a conditional or unconditional offer as their firm choice and applies by the accommodation deadline. 

  • The university is usually able to offer accommodation to the majority of students who have an Insurance Offer or who come through Clearing.

  • Accommodation for international students is across a number of different sites including city centre on-campus accommodation and 2 student villages, around 3 miles from the campus. Most accommodation is reserved for 1st year undergraduates living away from home for the first time.

  • Both catered and self-catering accommodation is available and all rooms have high-speed Internet.

  • Various contracts are available ranging from 39 weeks to 51 weeks. The university can accommodate students who wish to stay over the holiday period; where possible, they can remain in their current room. All accommodation over this period is self-catered.

Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
4 weeks 2 Days 2 Days

 

Undergraduate scholarships and awards

Award Eligibility Amount and application details
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship UG New international students on non-clinical programmes achieving the equivalentof AAB in UK A level exams or 35 points in the International Baccalaureate. £2,000 fee reduction for first year of study
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship UG New international students on non-clinical programmes achieving AAA+ in UK A level exams or 36 points and above in the International Baccalaureate will receive a £2,500 fee reduction for their first year of study. £2,000 fee reduction for first year of study
Sport Liverpool Scholarships Talented athletes competing at national/regional levels Up to £2,000 to support performance. Application necessary.
Liverpool International College (LIC) Merit Scholarship High achieving LIC Foundation Certificate programme students progressing onto a non-clinical degree Students who receive 70-74% receive £1,000 fee reduction for first year of study.No application necessary, automatically awarded to those who meet the criteria.
Liverpool International College (LIC) Excellence Scholarship High achieving LIC Foundation Certificate programme students progressing onto a non-clinical degree Students who receive 75% or above receive a £2,500 fee reduction for first year of study.No application necessary, automatically awarded to those who meet the criteria.
Liverpool International College (LIC) Regional Progression Award Students from; Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Butan) Commonwealth of Independent States and the Americas on progression to a University of Liverpool degree. £1,000 fee reduction.No application necessary, automatically awarded to those who meet the criteria.
Liverpool International College (LIC) First Class Award Students who achieve 70%+ in Foundation certificate who go on to maintain a 70% average once on their degree £1,000 per year of study if 70% average is maintained.No application necessary, automatically awarded to those who meet the criteria
LLB Law for Graduates Scholarship first year of study Available to non-EU international students who attain excellent degree results Three awards of £1,000 for the first year of study.No application necessary, automatically awarded to those who meet the criteria

 

Top of Form

  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

  • Indian Subcontinent Postgraduate Taught Award

  • International Postgraduate Research Studentship

  • University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) Academic Award

  • University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) Future Leaders Masters Scholarship

  • University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) High Potential Masters Scholarship

  • University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) Liverpool MBA Partial Scholarship

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

 

Some key facts of University of Liverpool

  • 165 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021

  • 163rd The World University Rankings 2021

  • 27th European Teaching Rankings 2019

  • Total number of students 24,775

  • Total number of network of 219,000 alumni 

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Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L69 7ZX, United Kingdom

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