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Spotlight on: Liverpool Online

07 Apr 2020 - Victoria S Williams

Did you know that the University of Liverpool offers a range of online degrees through Kaplan Open Learning? Read on to discover how you could gain a prestigious UK degree from anywhere in the world!

Study a University of Liverpool degree online

University of Liverpool Active Learning Laboratory, lit up at night
Pictured above — the University of Liverpool's Mechanical Engineering building

In today's fast-moving world, it may not always be convenient to study on campus at a university. However, this doesn't mean you have to give up on your dreams!

In 2019, the University of Liverpool, a member of the UK's elite Russell Group, partnered with Kaplan Open Learning (KOL) to launch a selection of online degrees delivered through KOL's innovative multi-media learning platform.

Now, you can study an exciting range of postgraduate degrees taught exclusively through remote learning with Liverpool Online.

Liverpool Online also recently launched a brand new website, where you can browse the University's careers-focused online master's degrees.

Why study a degree online?


Study wherever you want, whenever you want, from anywhere in the world


Fit your studies around your lifestyle


By studying online, you'll save money on accommodation and transport

More time for yourself

You won't have to travel to university, giving you more time for your hobbies

Benefits of distance learning with Liverpool Online

A prestigious qualification

University of Liverpool students in graduation gowns

When you choose to study with Liverpool Online, you’ll gain a prestigious qualification that employers value.

The University of Liverpool is the UK’s first “red brick” university, as well as a member of the renowned Russell Group. It currently ranks top 16 in the UK (Shanghai Academic Ranking 2019). Liverpool is also a top 25 most-targeted university by graduate employers (High Fliers 2019–20)!

Your degree will be fully accredited by the University, so you’ll have the same qualification as a graduate who studied on campus.

Innovative tools for online learning

Studying a degree with Liverpool Online is like attending a virtual university, and the innovative, multi-media learning platform allows you to access all the resources you need. These include interactive learning materials and a comprehensive library of e-books and journals.

You’ll also be able to join online classes and chat with your classmates and teachers, so wherever you are in the world, you’ll feel fully connected.

Tailored support

When you study an online programme with the University, you’ll have your own student adviser. Your personal student adviser will support you with help and guidance on every step of your educational journey.

The University’s highly experienced lecturers are experts in their fields. These passionate tutors care about your success, and will offer you dedicated academic support.

A global community

With Liverpool Online, you’ll benefit from globally focused distance learning degrees which are ideal for international students. You’ll learn to understand your subject on a global level, and your classmates will be from all over the world!

Plus, when you graduate you’ll be able to join Liverpool’s exclusive Global Career Adviser Network. This will give you the opportunity to connect with the leaders in your chosen field. You’ll also be able to grow an international professional network.

All this means that choosing online study could be a great first step on the path to your dream career!

Kaplan Open Learning

A female student with dark wavy hair and a blue top, turning from her computer to face the camera, holding a notepad and smiling

Kaplan Open Learning launched in 2007 with the aim of making quality online education accessible to all.

It holds a gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework, so you can be certain that you will have the best possible learning experience!

In addition to master’s degrees through the University of Liverpool, KOL also works with the University of Essex to deliver online bachelor’s degrees.

The University of Essex also ranks in the top 25 in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020) and was University of the Year 2018 (Times Higher Education Awards), making it a great choice for international students wishing to study an online bachelor’s degree.

Find out more

Interested in studying a bachelor’s or master’s degree online? Explore the links below to find out about the great range of options available to you through Kaplan Open Learning, or get in touch if you have any questions.

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