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University of Liverpool

About University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool  is a public university based in Liverpool, England. The University was established as a college in 1881, and is the first 'red brick' university, one of six universities established in England's major industrial cities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and also a member of the prestigious Russell Group.

This became an autonomous university and in 1903, and adopted the name Liverpool University.

The University of Liverpool is considered one of the best institutions of higher education in the world and is home to a total of 22,000 students including 7,000 foreign students from 127 countries, as well as 219,000 alumni and 6,000 employees.

The Liverpool campus is spread over 100 acres of land and consists of 192 buildings which provide qualitative education facilities of world class.

In 2006, the university was the first in the United Kingdom to create an autonomous university in China, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, making it the first Sino-British university in the world.

In 2019 the university announced a new partnership to deliver their online degrees with Kaplan Open Learning.

Liverpool is also the only UK university of Biosciences, Clinical Medicine, Environmental Sciences, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Tropical Medicine with full clinical education cover.


The University has two campuses, one in Liverpool City and a pioneering partnership with Xi'an Jiaotong University in Suzhou, China.

University of Liverpool Facilities in Campus

The university is primarily based on a single urban campus at the top of Brownlow Hill and Mount Pleasant, about five minutes walk from Liverpool City Centre. It occupies 100 acres and contains 192 non-residential buildings which houses 69 lecture theatres, 114 teaching areas and research facilities.

University of Liverpool Location Specialities 

Liverpool is an important port town in the northwest of England. It is well known for its inventions and innovations, particularly in the areas of infrastructure, transportation, general building, and public health and social change.

Moreover,Liverpool was a lively city and a center of cultural abundance and diversity.

Because of  its spectacular waterfront, the city became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004; and in 2008 it became the first English city to be declared European Capital of Culture.

 Liverpool has more museums, theatres, galleries and listed buildings outside of London than any other city in the UK.

Liverpool is the fourth friendliest city in the world, according to the travel guides series, Rough Guides.

Liverpool is a comfortable and economical student community, with excellent part-time job opportunities.

University of Liverpool Accommodation

University halls offer self-catering and catered options across two locations – either on campus itself, or in the Greenbank Student Village (only self-catered), located in suburban parkland.

All first-year undergraduates who have firmly accepted a full-time position at the university and have applied for accommodation by the applicable cut-off date shall be assured single study room accommodation.

University of Liverpool Ranking

  • 29th in the Times University Guide 2020
  • 50th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
  • 181st in the QS World University Rankings 2020

University of Liverpool Teaching Quality

Nine Nobel laureates are affiliated with University of Liverpool to get their mentorships. The faculty leadership team comprises highly trained researchers, scientists, and business subject experts. Additionally, renowned professors and academics from top universities around the world visit the campus to give guest lectures.

University has awarded with silver in Teaching Excellence Frame Work .

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Why University of Liverpool?

  • Collaborations with 1,300 external organisations 
  • An internationally renowned Russell Group university 
  • Associated with 9 Nobel Prize winners 
  • 81% of research rated world leading and internationally excellent.
  •  Located in Lively city location 
  • Silver award for excellent teaching quality 
  • Top 25 most targeted university in the UK by graduate employers

How to Reach? Or Travel

London is 197 miles away, and trains take just over 2 hours.

The nearest airport is Liverpool Airport, and Manchester International Airport is less than an hour away.

University of Liverpool Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Engineering (7 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 23750
Science (11 Courses) 12 Month - 3 Year GBP 23400
Arts (12 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 6000
Law (3 Courses) 3 year GBP
Information Technology (IT) (3 Courses) 3 year GBP
Management (9 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 24000

University of Liverpool Financial Aids/Scholarships

  • The University of Liverpool offers merit-based scholarships to international students. Some scholarships awarded to international students include:
    • Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship: 2,000 GBP fee reduction in the first year.
    • University of Liverpool First Class Scholarship: 1,000 GBP fee reduction for each subsequent year of study.
    • Sport Liverpool Scholarships: 2,000 GBP
  • The external scholarships available to international students include:
    • Chevening Scholarships for postgraduates: Varied amounts
    • Commonwealth Master's Scholarship Programme for international students from developing countries with varying amounts.

Famous Aluminis

  • Carol Ann Duffy (British Poet Laureate)
  • Sir Ian Kershaw (Historian)
  • Sanjay Jha (CEO of Motorola)
  • Sir Dawda Jawara (First President Prime Minister of The Gambia)
  • Amha Selassie (Last Emperor of Ethiopia)

English Language Requirements:


  • UG & PG – 6.0 with No component below 5.5.
  • Research – 6.5 overall ,no component less than 6.0


  • Faculty of Science and Engineering(with exceptions) – 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5
  • Geography BA/BSc – 6.5 overall with no band less than 5.5


  • Faculty of Science and Engineering (with exceptions) – 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0
  • Exception courses – 6.5 overall with no band less than 5.5
    • MSc Computer Science
    • MSc Advanced Computer Science
    • MSc Advanced Computer Science with a year in Industry
    • MSc Financial Mathematics
    • MSc Environmental Science
  • Management and Law Courses – .5 overall, with no component below 6.0
  • Exception courses – 6.5 overall with no band less than 5.5
    • Masters in Management
    • MSc International Management
  • Research – 6.5 overall with No component less than 6.0.


  • UG & PG – 80 overall with 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
  • Research – 88 overall with 19 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 22 in Speaking and 19 in writing


  • UG & PG – 56 overall ,51 in each component
  • Research – 60 overall ,55 in each component

The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.

University of Liverpool Highlights

University Type Public
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1881
Programs Offered 400+ UG & PG
International Students 7700+
Mode of Programs Full Time; Online
Academic Calendar Semester based
Undergraduate Tuition Fee 17,400 – 34,550 GBP
Postgraduate Tuition Fee 17,050 – 27,450 GBP
Financial Aid Scholarships Available

University of Liverpool Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The estimated fee and cost of living per year for international students is tabulated below:

Expenses Undergraduate (GBP) Postgraduate (GBP)
Tuition 17,400 – 34,550 17,050 – 27,450
Accommodation 4,500 – 7,200 4,500 – 7,200
Travel (bus/trains/taxis) 0 – 720 0 – 720
Food 450 – 3,600 450 – 3,600
Mobile phone 45 – 270 45 – 270
Leisure/entertainment 270 – 1,800 270 – 1,800
Study costs (books, photocopying) 90 - 180 90 – 180
Laundry 0 - 180 0 – 180
Household bills 0 - 720 0 – 720
Gym membership 135 - 270 135 – 270
Total 22,890 – 49,490 22,540 – 42,390

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

University of Liverpool Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 21,700


£ 18,700

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 10,778

Campus accommodation

£ 7,185

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