University of Liverpool
A highly ranked university with a vibrant city-centre campus and teaching informed by leading research. Liverpool is known for its academic excellence.
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Why choose the University of Liverpool?
Top 16 in the UK
Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022
Russell Group member
Prestigious group of research-led UK universities
Top 200 in the world
QS World University Rankings 2023
Ready to find a degree at the University of Liverpool?
Liverpool is well respected for many of its degrees, so you know you’re getting a great education that will impress employers.
in the UK for Veterinary Science
in the UK for General Nursing
in the UK for Physiotherapy
in the UK for Civil Engineering
Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
14th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
Anatomy and Physiology
15th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2023)
5th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
9th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2023)
26th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
Top 200 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
12th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
Top 150 in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
Earth and Marine Sciences
30th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2023)
Top 200 in the UK (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
15th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
11th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
Take a closer look at the University of Liverpool
Here’s why our students love Liverpool
The University has adopted the same international and cultural diversity as the city itself. Liverpool thrives off its multicultural community.
Share your culture with others and learn about different parts of the world.
Liverpool is known for its friendly atmosphere, and its diversity and inclusion.
Top 3 reasons to choose Liverpool
- Fantastic graduate prospects thanks to Liverpool’s Russell Group status.
- Research-intensive learning paired with leading facilities.
- A friendly campus in the heart of the buzzing city.
The original red brick university with an incredible reputation, perfect for international students
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Study abroad in Liverpool
Your route to the University of Liverpool
If you want to study at the University of Liverpool but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at our on-campus international college in Liverpool and progress to the University.
If you meet master’s degree entry requirements, and wish to study remotely, you can choose to take a degree online.
University of Liverpool International College
- On-campus degree preparation courses
- Live and study in Liverpool from day one
- Guaranteed entry to a University of Liverpool degree*
Degree online with the University of Liverpool
- Online master’s degree from the University of Liverpool
- Study a master’s degree remotely if you meet entry requirements
*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance.
- A degree preparation course (also known as a pathway course) helps you improve your English language level, academic skills, and subject knowledge.
- If you pass your degree preparation course at the required level and with good attendance, then you are guaranteed entry to your chosen degree at university.
Life on campus
Liverpool’s main campus is located within the city centre, so you’ll be in the heart of it all.
Liverpool’s campus includes modern facilities and historic buildings, and is in a prime location for exploring the city.
most affordable destination in the UK (Numbeo Cost of Living Index 2022)
in the UK for £ spent by university on facilities and resources per student (Guardian University Guide 2023)
countries represented within the student community
Nobel Prize winners among Liverpool’s alumni
in the UK for student-to-staff ratio (Guardian University Guide 2023)
Download useful information
- University of Liverpool brochure
- Degree preparation course information
- University of Liverpool flyer
Any other questions
Where is Liverpool — is it near London?
Liverpool is a beautiful and historic port city in the north of England. It will take you just over two hours to get to London by train, so a weekend visit to the capital is always an option.
What can I do at Liverpool?
There are a wide variety of clubs and societies at Liverpool, making it easy to meet like-minded people and get involved in something you really enjoy. As a city, the cultural hotspots range from galleries and museums, to theatres and live music venues. Historic architecture and an exciting nightlife scene are also what make Liverpool unique.
University of Liverpool city tour
Is Liverpool good for international students?
The University of Liverpool advocates diversity and equality, and this is why it attracts so many international students each year. Also, no matter where you’re from in the world, this city will make you feel at home thanks to its multicultural food offerings and famously friendly atmosphere.