University of Liverpool

Welcome to the University of Liverpool

Follow in the footsteps of Nobel Prize winners, and meet students from around the world at the University of Liverpool. This Russell Group university is ranked among the top 150 globally (Shanghai Academic Ranking 2016), and is one of the leading centres of research in the UK.

You can progress to a University of Liverpool degree in several ways, including through an on-campus preparation course at Liverpool International College (LIC).

Reasons to study at the University of Liverpool

Top 15 in the UK

Shanghai 2016

Russell Group member, ranked in world's top 150

Shanghai 2016

Associated with 9 Nobel Prize winners, and in the UK top 20 for research power

Research Excellence Framework

UK top 10 for graduate prospects

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

Guaranteed entry

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

University of Liverpool subject ranking highlights

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Animal Science5thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
Business and Management (research impact)Top 15Research Excellence Framework (REF)
Chemistry7thTimes and Sunday Times 2017
EngineeringTop 15Complete University Guide 2018
Law (research output)Top 25REF
MarketingTop 15Complete 2018
Physiotherapy4thTimes and Sunday Times 2017
Liverpool University Student Anniken

Anniken from Norway

Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Liverpool

What I enjoy most about being a student here is the wide variety of extra-curricular activities and opportunities offered. Even when I am not studying, I always have something to do at the University of Liverpool, so I not only develop academically, but also as a person.

Liverpool student Carlos

Carlos from Mexico

Master's degree in Engineering at the University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool's staff are well-qualified, and its degrees really focus on today’s industry needs and job specifications. This helps students make the transition to professional life.

Why choose the University of Liverpool?

Global university

The University of Liverpool has been at the forefront of British higher education for over 100 years. Thanks to its prestigious reputation, it attracts interest from across the globe, with 7,000 international students from 135 countries working towards a University of Liverpool degree.

Home of Nobel Prize winners

The University of Liverpool is proud to be associated with 9 Nobel Prize winners, in a variety of fields. For example, Sir Ronald Ross won the Prize for Medicine in 1902 for his work to combat malaria, and Sir James Chadwick won the Prize for Physics in 1935 for discovering neutrons.

City of culture

Liverpool has a reputation as a vibrant city of culture and music – after all, it was the birthplace of The Beatles. Named as the world’s 3rd best city to visit by Rough Guides in 2014, Liverpool has a colourful, modern creative scene, as well as a rich and fascinating history.

A leader in the Sciences and more

The University of Liverpool offers degrees in a broad choice of areas. It enjoys particularly good subject rankings in scientific fields, including Animal Science, Chemistry and Physiotherapy. The University is also highly ranked in areas such as Business and Management, Engineering, Law, and Marketing, so you can be sure your degree from Liverpool will be viewed favourably by employers.

Through our expert teaching at the University of Liverpool and the International College, we will support you in achieving your academic goals, and help you to experience firsthand just what makes Liverpool so special.
Liverpool University Vice Chancellor
Professor Janet Beer Vice-Chancellor

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