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Congratulations on accepting your offer!

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the University of Liverpool International College (previously known as Liverpool International College). This page contains all the documents and forms you need. There are 3 things you need to do before your arrival in Liverpool:

  1. Choose and book your accommodation.
  2. Prepare for your visa credibility interview (if applicable).
  3. Prepare for your arrival and give us your arrival details.

2. Choose and book your accommodation

At the University of Liverpool International College, we provide modern, secure student housing. Our great-value accommodation packages provide the ideal environment for studying and enjoying student life. We guarantee you accommodation when you book before the accommodation deadline.

Please note: if you are starting your course in Autumn 2019, you’ll be housed in an alternative residence until January 2020 while our brand-new residence – Kaplan Living Liverpool – receives some finishing touches! Further details about your accommodation will be given at the time of booking.

Your pathway course start monthYour accommodation guarantee date*
January 20201 December 2019
March 20201 January 2020
April 20201 March 2020
June 20201 May 2020
July 20201 June 2020

* While every effort will be made to allocate your first choice, we cannot guarantee this, and you may be offered another accommodation type or location. If you submit your form after the date listed, we cannot guarantee you accommodation but will make every effort to find suitable housing for your studies at the College.

Note: to fully guarantee your accommodation, you should pay your tuition deposit, accept your study offer and complete the accommodation booking form before the guarantee date in the table above.

3. Prepare for your visa credibility interview

When applying for a UK study visa, some students will have a credibility interview. This is so UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) can be sure that you are a genuine student.

View a list of sample questions here, plus tips for answering them to the best of your ability.

Course and module information

During the interview, you will also be asked about your chosen pathway course. It is important that you become familiar with the relevant course structure and module information, which you can find below.

  • Foundation Certificate details and module information

    Key facts

    Preparation for…Undergraduate-level study in the UK
    LevelRegulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3
    Course contentA selection of:

    - English language and academic skills modules
    - Projects related to your area of study
    - Subjects related to your degree
    Hours per weekThe number of hours per week will vary during your Foundation Certificate, but on average you will have 16-24 hours per week of class contact time.
    Progressing to universityTo progress to your chosen university, you will need to achieve a certain academic score and English language score in your Foundation Certificate. You also might be asked to submit a specific piece of work or attend an interview.

    Any requirements for your degree choice will be detailed on your offer letter.

    What will I learn on a Foundation Certificate?

    On your Foundation Certificate, you will learn how to:

    • Understand and demonstrate basic knowledge in your chosen subject
    • Successfully use English to communication in speech and writing, using subject-specific terminology
    • Create structured arguments using a broad range of academic resources
    • Develop your confidence as an independent learner, in preparation for your future studies

     

    What modules will I study?

    Foundation Certificate subjects for degree entry in September 2020 or later
    Business, Law and Social Sciences
    Science and Engineering

    Where can I find out more about my degree and university?

    Visit our Degree Finder, locate your degree and click through to learn more on the University of Liverpool website.

  • Pre-Master’s details and module information

    Key facts

    Preparation for…Postgraduate-level study in the UK
    LevelCommon European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Level B2
    Course contentA selection of:

    - English language and academic skills modules
    - Research project related to your area of study
    - Subjects related to your degree
    Hours per weekThe number of hours per week will vary during your Pre-Master's, but on average you will have 16-20 hours per week of class contact time.
    Progressing to universityTo progress to your chosen university, you will need to achieve a certain academic score and English language score in your Pre-Master's. You also might be asked to submit a specific piece of work or attend an interview.

    Any requirements for your degree choice will be detailed on your offer letter.

    What will I learn on a Pre-Master’s course?

    On your Pre-Master’s course, you will learn how to:

    • Research key topics in your intended master’s degree subject area
    • Develop project management skills to successfully prepare for university study
    • Communicate your work to different audiences, in speech and writing
    • Access suitable resources, including primary and secondary information
    • Create structured arguments by using critical analysis

     

    What modules will I study?

    Pre-Master's subjects for degree entry in September 2020 or later
    Business, Economics and Finance
    Law and Social Sciences
    Science and Engineering

    Where can I find out more about my degree and university?

    Visit our Degree Finder, locate your degree and click through to learn more on the University of Liverpool website.

4. Send us your arrival details and book your transfer

Our arrivals team can meet you at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation. Even if you plan to find your own transportation from the airport, it is important that you complete our pre-arrival form to notify us of your arrival details.

Are you ready for enrolment? Read our pre-arrival guide to prepare for your arrival and ensure you have everything you need.

Welcome Week

Before your classes start, there’s Welcome Week at the College. This is a series of fun activities and practical advice, so you can meet other students, get to know the local area, and settle in quickly.

We strongly recommend to you take part in all of Welcome Week, so that you have the best possible start here!

Need assistance?

If you have any questions about anything on this page, you can contact the College, and our staff will be happy to help.