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University of Liverpool

Welcome to the University of Liverpool

You’ll meet students from around the world at the University of Liverpool, a well-ranked Russell Group university in a diverse, friendly city.

Search for degrees at the University of Liverpool

Your routes to a University of Liverpool degree include an on-campus preparation course at University of Liverpool International College (previously known as Liverpool International College).

 

Top reasons to study here

Top 14 in the UK

Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021

Russell Group member, ranked in world's top 150

Shanghai Academic Ranking of WorldUniversities 2021

Top 15 most affordable destination in the UK

Numbeo Cost of Living Index 2021

Top 20 in the UK for money spent on each student

Guardian University Guide 2021

Lively city location

in the north of England

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your LIC or KICL course at the required level with good attendance

Subject rankings

Subject areaRankingSource
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering 13th in the UKComplete University Guide 2022
Anatomy and Physiology14th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2022
Animal Science5th in the UKTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
Architecture6th in the UKTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
Biological SciencesTop 200 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Chemistry12th in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by 2021
Earth and Marine Sciences26th in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Engineering and TechnologyTop 250 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Environmental SciencesTop 250 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Forensic Science and Archaeology8th in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
GeographyTop 150 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Geology23rd in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Complete University Guide 2022
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
GeophysicsTop 150 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Marketing9th in the UKComplete University Guide 2022
Nursing and Midwifery3rd in the UK
Top 100 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by Subject2021
Pharmacy & Pharmacology12th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2021
Physics and Astronomy19th in the UK
Top 200 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Physiotherapy4th in the UKComplete University Guide 2022
PsychologyTop 200 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
SociologyTop 250 in the worldQS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
Veterinary Science4th in the UK
21st in the world
Guardian University Guide 2021
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

Your Liverpool experience

Learn more about how to start on your path to Liverpool

Notable alumni

  • Dr Mehmood Khan (Pakistan)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned an MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) in 1981.

    Lifetime achievements

    PepsiCo’s Vice-Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of Global Research and Development. Khan serves as Chair of the PepsiCo’s Sustainability Council, a role that oversees the PepsiCo global Performance with Purpose sustainability initiative.

  • Dr Ong Teng Cheong (Singapore)

    Graduated

    In 1967 with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning.

    Lifetime achievements

    A Singaporean architect and politician, who held the positions of Cabinet Minister and Deputy Prime Minister before becoming the first elected President of Singapore in 1993.

  • Dr Tung Chee-hwa (China)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned a BEng in Marine Engineering in 1960 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Law (LLD) in 1997.

    Lifetime achievements

    The first Chief Executive of Hong Kong until 2005. He is currently Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

  • John Chuang (Singapore)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned a BENg in Mechanical Engineering in 1973.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-founder and CEO of confectionery company Petra Foods, one of the world’s largest cocoa-producing companies. Chuang was ranked by Forbes as the 22nd richest man in Singapore in 2013.

  • Kelly Davies (UK)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned an MBA in Football Industries in 2007.

    Lifetime achievements

    Former Arsenal and Liverpool footballer. Davies won 63 caps for Wales during her professional career and is the youngest woman to obtain an MBA in the Football Industries. She is also the founder of Vi-Ability; a social business that tackles the issues of commercially unsustainable football clubs and youth disengagement from education.

  • Olimpia de la Rosa Vázquez (Spain)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned an MSc Public Health in 2012.

    Lifetime achievements

    Senior humanitarian and health adviser for Save the Children. Vázquez helped to co-ordinate Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF’s) mission to contain outbreaks of the Ebola virus and Meningitis A.

  • Professor Har Gobind Khorana (India)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned a PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1948.

    Lifetime achievements

    Nobel Prize winner in Physiology and Medicine for his crucial contribution to deciphering the genetic code.

  • Sean Gallitz (USA)

    Graduated from the University of Liverpool

    Earned an MA in Politics and Mass Media in 2010.

    Lifetime achievements

    American Digital Journalist and Associate Producer for CBS News. Gallitz reports, films and produces breaking news stories across the west coast of the USA.

At the University of Liverpool, our vision is to be a connected, global university. We welcome students from all over the world, and want to provide you with incredible learning opportunities and unforgettable life experiences. This means that when the time comes for you to leave Liverpool, you will feel fully prepared to go out into the world and do great things. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Professor Dame Janet Beer
Professor Dame Janet Beer Vice-Chancellor

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