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University of Liverpool

A view of Liverpool on a cloudy day

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. 

Why choose the University of Liverpool?

Top 12 in the UK

Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 2023

Russell Group member 

Prestigious group of research-led UK universities

Top 150 in the world

Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities 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. 

5th

in the UK for Animal Science

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
4th

in the UK for Nursing and Midwifery

Complete University Guide 2025
6th

in the UK for Anatomy and Physiology

Guardian University Guide 2024
7th

Marketing and Public Relations

Guardian University Guide 2024

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.  

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.

OPTION 1

On campus

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*

OPTION 2

Online

Degree preparation online

  • Study a degree preparation course online with Kaplan Pathways
  • Guaranteed entry to your chosen on-campus University of Liverpool bachelor’s or master’s degree*
  • Explore your degree options via digital degree preparation on our Degree Finder

OPTION 3

Online

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. 

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.

Top 15 

most affordable destination in the UK (Numbeo Cost of Living Index 2023) 

Top 15  

in the UK for £ spent by university on facilities and resources per student (Guardian University Guide 2024) 

130+ 

countries represented within the student community

Gold award

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

8,000+

international students

Top 20

in the UK for student-to-staff ratio (Complete University Guide 2025) 

Download useful information

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Includes:

  • 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.

Clock Tower, Building, Tower
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.