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Liverpool John Moores University

About Liverpool John Moores University

Also called LJMU, Liverpool John Moores University is an open research university. Its history dates back to 1823 when Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts was formed. The school was later converted into Liverpool Polytechnic. In 1992, it received university status to become Liverpool John Moores University. Notably, the university is officially associated with the Northern Consortium, University Alliance and the European University Association.

Situated in Liverpool, England, the university offers academic facilities through its 3 campuses namely City Campus, I M Marsh Campus and Mount Pleasant Campus. The city campus consists of some of the major buildings and departments. The Mount Pleasant Campus is home to the Faculty of Law and Business. I M Marsh Campus is located in Aigburth and houses the Community, Education, and Leisure faculty. All three campuses are equipped with modern facilities.

Liverpool John Moores University Rankings

  • #701-800 Universities Rankings - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020
  • #801-1000 World University Ranking - QS 2021
  • #401-500 University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #66 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #70 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021
  • #475 Global Universities - US News & World Report 2021

Liverpool John Moores University Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Engineering (6 Courses) 3 year GBP 16100
Science (3 Courses) 3 year GBP 16100
Arts (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 15600
Law (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 15100
Media Films (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 16100
Hospitality & Tourism (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 15600
Information Technology (IT) (2 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 16100
Management (6 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 15600 - GBP 16100

Liverpool John Moores University Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS , PTE
Hospitality & Tourism IELTS
Information Technology (IT) IELTS , PTE
Management IELTS
Media Films IELTS

Liverpool John Moores University Application process

For international candidates, applications for getting admission at Liverpool John Moores University require different procedures for undergraduate and graduate level.

  • Application Form:
    • UG: UCAS
    • PG: Graduate application
  • Application fee: EUR 20
  • Application deadline: 30 June
  • Supporting Documents and Eligibility:
    • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s)
    • Declaration and Certification of Financial Support and Account Verification Forms.
    • Letter of Intent or Statement of purpose which highlights an applicant’s career objectives and future goals.
    • Copy of the Biographic Page of the Passport
    • Bank Statement
    • ID Proof
    • Insurance documentation
    • Recent IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall or equivalent.
      • Other ELP options are given below:
Test/Course type Minimum score
IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component
Indian Standard XII English (CBSE or ICSE) 70%
Pearson PTE 57
Cambridge CPE Grade C
Cambridge CAE Grade C or minimum 169
Trinity integrated skills in English (ISE) level 3 Pass in all skills
Duolingo DET 100-119
NCUK English language test Password score of 6.0

Scholarships for international students

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) offers an exceptional student experience renowned for its high quality teaching, innovation, student supportive structures and ground-breaking research…all within one of the world’s most vibrant and multicultural cities, Liverpool.

LJMU will be awarding a range of international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September 2019. These prestigious awards take the form of partial tuition fee scholarships and are available for outstanding international students applying for undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes.

Undergraduate scholarships

Explore the full range of undergraduate scholarships available to you

Am I eligible?

In order to qualify you must:

  • Be a self-funded international student
  • Meet the conditions stated in your full-time, Undergraduate (UG) course offer letter
  • Not already benefit from an existing scholarship

Essential Criteria

Candidates must:

  • have an offer of study before they are eligible to apply for scholarship funding
  • not have already studied a undergraduate degree
  • pay their tuition fee deposit before the 31 July 2019 to secure the scholarship
  • have the funds to cover the remaining living costs, travel and any other costs associated with studying at the University

Postgraduate scholarships

Explore the full range of postgraduate scholarships available to you.

LJMU offer scholarships to postgraduate students wishing to study with us from overseas. We do this in the form of tuition fee reductions and working alongside other external funding councils to produce many options for our students.

Am I eligible?

In order to qualify for one of the below scholarships, you must first meet a set list of criteria. Awards will be granted upon candidates meeting all conditions along with the presentation of an outstanding application and supporting documentation. 

Essential Criteria

Candidates must:


  • have an offer of study before they are eligible to apply for scholarship funding
  • not have already studied a postgraduate taught degree (unless applying for PhD study funding)
  • pay their tuition fee deposit before the 31 July 2019 to secure the scholarship
  • have the funds to cover the remaining living costs, travel and any other costs associated with studying at the University

LJMU sports scholarships

Apply for the LJMU Sports Scholarship

Our Scheme has supported Olympic and Commonwealth Champions. How can we take your performance to the next level?

Our Sports Scholarship scheme is one of the leading initiatives in the UK and helps talented students fulfil both their sporting and their academic potential. Our Scheme has supported Professional, Olympic and Commonwealth Champions.

Am I eligible?

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis based on the following criteria:

Meet the conditions stated in your course offer letter

Sporting criteria:

Liverpool John Moores University encourages applications from elite athletes competing in any recognised BUSA, World University Games, Commonwealth games and Olympic games sport. We will offer Sports Scholarship support to athletes from sports that Liverpool John Moores University is best equipped to provide for, in terms of coaching expertise, sports science expertise and facilities.

Junior or Senior International standard athletes from all sports are encouraged to apply, as are athletes competing at elite club level.

It should be noted that the competitive level benchmarks detailed above serve as preliminary guidelines for the level of athlete eligible to apply. Meeting these guidelines does not guarantee a Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholarship.

Sports Scholars will have the potential and dedication to reach world-class potential or performance level (or equivalent) in their sport.

Academic criteria:

Sports Scholarships are available to both existing Liverpool John Moores University students and prospective Liverpool John Moores University students. The Sports Scholarship Scheme is university-wide. Students applying for a Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholarship can study any Liverpool John Moores University course both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholars are athletes who have fulfilled the normal academic requirements for undergraduate or postgraduate entry and are enrolled on a Liverpool John Moores University course.

Sports Scholars must make satisfactory progress in both their sporting and academic pursuits to have their Scholarship renewed annually.

Do I need to apply?

Yes -  Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis with limited numbers of awards available. 

Applications for this award will be opening shortly, please check back soon for details.

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Liverpool John Moores University Highlights

Type Public University
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment year 1823
Location Liverpool, England
Student population 23,200
Faculties 5
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Accommodation Available
Application mode Online
Document submission mode Online
Courses offered UG bachelor, PG masters PhD; certificates, dual degrees, distance learning, foundation+
Official website
International scholarships Available
Work study Available

Liverpool John Moores University Cost of Attendance

Given here is a detailed breakdown of the basic expenses.

For Undergraduate Students
Foundation programmes GBP 11,000
Classroom Based GBP 15,600
Laboratory based GBP 16,100
Industrial placement year GBP 3,650
For Graduate Students
Laboratory based GBP 16,100
Classroom based GBP 15,600

The weekly living expenses are tabulated below:

Type of accommodation Price
Standard shared bathroom GBP 90
Bronze En-suite GBP 127
Standard En-suite GBP 112-114
Self-contained studio GBP 169


Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

Liverpool John Moores University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 21,644


£ 21,644

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 8,279

Campus accommodation

£ 4,495

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.