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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 the University of Liverpool International College.

 

Top reasons to study here

Top 16 in the UK

Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022

Russell Group member, ranked in world's top 150

Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022

Top 25 most affordable destination in the UK

Numbeo Cost of Living Index 2022

Top 15 in the UK for £ per student spent on facilities and resources

Guardian University Guide 2023

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

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Subject rankings

Subject areaRankingSource
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering 14th in the UKComplete University Guide 2023
Anatomy and Physiology15th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2023
Animal Science5th in the UKTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
Archaeology and Forensic Science 17th in the UK
Top 100 in the world
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Architecture9th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2023
Biological Sciences26th in the UK
Top 250 in the world
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Chemistry12th in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023 / QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Civil Engineering13th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2023
Computer Science and Information Systems27th in the UK (student satisfaction)Complete University Guide 2023
Earth and Marine Sciences30th in the UK
Top 200 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Geography28th in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Geology15th in the UK
Top 200 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
General Nursing3rd in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Guardian University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject2022
Marketing11th in the UKComplete University Guide 2023
Pharmacy & Pharmacology20th in the UKGuardian University Guide 2023
Physics and Astronomy24th in the UK
Top 200 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Physiotherapy4th in the UKComplete University Guide 2023
Psychology32nd in the UK
Top 150 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Sociology24th in the UK
Top 200 in the world
Complete University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Veterinary Science2nd in the UK
Top 25 in the world
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022

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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University of Liverpool

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L69 3BX
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