University of Liverpool

  • Times UK Ranking 39
  • CUG UK Ranking 38
  • QS World Ranking 157
Liverpool
  • Average Tuition Fee

    12,600

  • Estimated Living Cost

    9,200

  • IELTS

    5.5

  • Career Prospect

    75.8

  • Student Satisfaction

    87.0

  • International Student

    28.8 %

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The University of Liverpool is one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation. Our pioneering reputation attracts students, experts and partners from around the world. Through our research, teaching and collaborations we seek to be life changing and world shaping.


More than 400 programmes Research-led curricula Taught by experts Award-winning Widening Participation programme 100 acres of inspiration: our campus Russell Group institution Rated in the world's top 1% £89m research income Renowned institutes and centres 9 Nobel Laureates in 100 years 7 key 'real world' research themes Dedicated Business Gateway to share our knowledge


Why Study Here?

  • A member of the Russell Group – the top 24 major research-intensive institutions in the UK.

  • Top 1% of universities worldwide for internationally recognised research.

  • Ranked 20th in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 with 7 subjects in the top 10.

  • 81% of the university’s research is ranked in the highest categories of 4* (world leading) and 3 * (internationally excellent).

  • Rich heritage stretching back to 1881, we are the original civic 'redbrick' university.

  • Associated with 9 Nobel prize winners.

  • The only UK university with full clinical education coverage spanning: Biosciences, Clinical Medicine, Health Sciences, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Tropical Medicine.

  • Pioneering global partnerships with, Liverpool International College, Xi’an Jiaotong; Liverpool University in China and HELP; University College Malaysia and Laureate Online Education.

  • A friendly, supportive and inspiring student experience. Our student:staff ratio is 8th best in the Russel Group.

  • Ranked joint 9–17 in the UK (Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiaotong University’s Institute of Education).

  • A global university located in the heart of two world-class cities, Liverpool and London.

  • The university is investing £600m in its facilities over the next ten years to ensure we continue to meet the expectations and needs of our students, many of these projects are already well underway.

  • Our Careers and Employability service is ranked as one of the best in UK for engaging with students.

  • Competitive tuition fees and one of the most cost–effective student cities in the UK.

  • Personalised and supported entrance into the UK for international students.

  • London campus – our new campus in London offers a suite of vocationally focused postgraduate programmes with excellent links to the professions and industry.

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MSc Accounting
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Duration: 12 Months
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The MSc Accounting programme provides postgraduate-level education in core areas of accounting and finance including corporate reporting, assurance, business strategy, finance, taxation, marketing, corporate governance and ethics. You will develop quantitative and qualitative skills to enable you to make realistic business recommendations and solve problems in complex scenarios. Business awareness will need to be demonstrated at strategic, operating and transactional levels, and will include issues of sustainability. The use of technical knowledge and professional judgement will be required to analyse data from multiple sources in order to evaluate alternatives, and determine appropriate solutions.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,550
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSC(Eng) Advanced Aerospace Engineering
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Studying engineering will give you the opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on the world, although not all engineering degrees are the same. Liverpool School of Engineering prides itself on developing modern professional engineers for the future that industry wants. We have received many accolades from the engineering industry who regard our graduates amongst the most employable in the world. Innovative teaching methods, world class facilities and strong industry links make us an excellent choice for your engineering postgraduate degree. As a Russell Group University we offer research-led courses that enhance your career and equip you to meet tomorrow's engineering challenges. The aim of the Advanced Aerospace Engineering programme is to develop to masters degree level the knowledge, skills and understanding of our graduates to meet the needs of industry. Topics include Configurational Aerodynamics, Aerostructures and Aeroelasticity, Rotorcraft Flight, Flight Handling Qualities and IC Engines. Through this MSc programme, students will develop an understanding of the core subjects in Advanced Aerospace Engineering, along with knowledge and skills in mathematics, computing, design and business studies. Additionally, students develop the wider transferable skills of analysis, problem-solving, communication and team-working.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Biological Sciences
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Through the ethos of research-led teaching, our MSc in Advanced Biological Sciences will provide you with an innovative and rewarding experience within an excellent environment of state-of-the-art research laboratories, cutting-edge provision for proteomics, genomics, advanced genome sequencing and analysis, a cell imaging suite, transgenic plants facility and an NMR centre for protein structure analysis. The School has developed bespoke pathways to MSc awards across all of its research areas, affording applicants the opportunity to develop their own postgraduate degree programmes. These new programmes can therefore be based around your particular areas of interest. The title of your degree award will reflect your pathway of choice, which in turn reflects the research interest of the research grouping, for example, MSc Advanced Biological Sciences (Molecular Oncology). You will be able to choose from a series of taught modules to ensure that you develop the correct academic background and skills to excel in research. You will also be offered a flexible but guided programme of study, which will enable you to develop your leadership, information technology and professional skills.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Chemical Sciences
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This MSc aims to provide students who have already studied chemistry to the level equivalent to a good UK BSc (Hons) with the necessary additional skills and depth of knowledge to become professional chemists. Students take 90 credits of advanced chemistry modules in Semesters 1 and 2, chosen from a wide range of topics and studying alongside our Integrated Master's MChem students. Module topics range from core physical, inorganic and organic chemistry to specialist cutting-edge research areas and choices can be made to suit individual skills and interests. Most modules offered are at M-level although up to 30 credits at level 3 can be taken. Alongside these taught modules in Semesters 1 and 2, students start to gain relevant research skills by taking a common 30 credit module, PGSC003 Introduction to Research, tailored to suit their particular background and research area. During the Summer, students undertake a substantial 60 credit research project PGSC004, working in an active research group.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,000
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Computer Science
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The MSc in Advanced Computer Science is intended for graduates who already have a first degree in Computer Science or a closely related subject, and who wish to extend the knowledge gained in their undergraduate study with more advanced specialised material reflecting current research at the “cutting-edge” of the discipline. The programme comprises a sequence of modules focussing on the research strengths of the department. The programme is directed at careers in the IT industry that require a degree of research and development. This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society as follows CITP (Chartered IT Professional) with Further Learning Elements Partial CSci accreditation Partial CEng accreditation Please view this page for more information about this programme on the Department of Computer Science's website. The programme is organised as two taught semesters followed by an individual project undertaken over the summer. During each semester MSc students study a number of modules adding up to 60 credits per semester (120 in total). This will be followed by a dissertation, also 60 credits, making an overall total of 180 credits.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics
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This one-year full time programme, formerly known as MSc in Computation and Game Theory, is intended for graduates who already have a first degree in Computer Science, or in Economics, or a closely related subject. The programme is suitable for people who wish to extend their knowledge with more advanced specialised material reflecting current research at the “cutting edge” of the discipline of Algorithmic Game Theory, which lies at the intersection of economics and computer science. It is a novel and unique programme, the first of its kind in Europe, offering a range of modern topics that range from optimisation and computational game theory to network games, and modern applications in electronic commerce, such as Google sponsored search auctions. It is offered by the Computer Science Department, with contributions from the University of Liverpool Management School.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc (Eng) Advanced Engineering Materials
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme has been developed for graduates from most physical science and engineering disciplines who would like to move their careers into integrated materials science and engineering. It would also be perfect for people with first degrees in a materials or equivalent discipline. You'll gain a thorough knowledge of the microstructure- property relationships of structural and functional materials; and of the methods available for processing, testing, examining and characterising these materials. There is an ever-increasing demand in industry for graduates with interdisciplinary expertise in the science and engineering aspects of materials. Consequently, this programme has been developed for graduates from almost any of the other physical science or engineering disciplines to convert to Materials Science and Engineering, or for students with an initial qualification equivalent to a three year BEng degree in a materials discipline. Successful candidates will acquire a good knowledge of the microstructure – property relationships of structural and functional materials and of the methods available for processing, testing, examining and characterising these materials. This programme is fully accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. The programme consists of a taught component and a major research based project. The taught component is organised in two 12-week semesters with examinations at the end of each semester. The taught part of the programme is assessed in January and May and represents 120 credits from a total of 180. The remaining 60 credits are allocated to the project.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc(Eng) Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology
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On this one-year programme you'll become an expert in using technology, management, systems and their integration to create competitive, value-adding operations. World Class performance depends on taking a holistic view of manufacturing systems and supply chain components. You'll study a breadth of topics in-depth, including:- product design manufacturing planning and processing services international supply chain planning and management end-of-life considerations. The MSc (Eng) programme in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology works closely with industry to ensure relevant, practical teaching for tomorrow's top engineers. We also provide ongoing training for industry professionals. The aims of the MSc (Eng) programme in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology are firstly to provide a bridge between University and Industry for new graduates wishing to transfer smoothly and effectively to a career in the manufacturing sector of industry. Secondly, to provide an opportunity for those engaged in industry to renew and update their knowledge on the state-of-the-art developments in manufacturing systems and technology. The programme has been running for 20 years and is constantly being upgraded to reflect the latest in technology, management tools and methodologies.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc(Eng) Advanced Mechanical Engineering
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Fundacion Iberdrola, the charitable arm of Scottish Power, is inviting future energy leaders to join their scholarship programme. If you’re from the UK, Spain or the United States, this fantastic scholarship, only available to 5 preferred UK universities, offers you full tuition fees and a substantial monthly living allowance of £1,200 to help you achieve a masters qualification in one of our energy and environment related programmes. Studying engineering will give you the opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on the world, although not all engineering degrees are the same. Liverpool School of Engineering prides itself on developing modern professional engineers for the future that industry wants. We have received many accolades from the engineering industry who regard our graduates amongst the most employable in the world. Innovative teaching methods, world class facilities and strong industry links make us an excellent choice for your engineering postgraduate degree. As a Russell Group University we offer research-led courses that enhance your career and equip you to meet tomorrow's engineering challenges. The aim of the Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme is to develop to masters degree level the knowledge, skills and understanding of our graduates to meet the needs of industry. Topics include Energy Generation, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Renewable Energy Sources, Management Techniques and Uncertainty, Reliability and Risk. The programme aims to provide graduates with a sound understanding of Advanced Mechanical Engineering principles and the ability to undertake teamwork and communicate ideas.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MA Ancient History
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The MA in Ancient History provides intensive preparation for further research in Ancient History, as well as transferable skills and training that employers will value. Two core study methods and research skills courses will prepare you for the challenge of your MA and there are additional opportunities to study Greek and Latin at every level from beginners to advanced. After the core modules you can choose from a unique range of specialist Greek and Roman history courses, all of which are taught in very small groups or one-to-one. This allows you to tailor a programme to suit your research interests and agenda, and to complete your large-scale supervised dissertation on the agreed topic of your choice.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £12,600
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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