Taught course

Applied Facilities Management

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

Candidates without a first degree may qualify for entry to the programme on the basis of considerable relevant work experience, normally comprising at least five years at managerial or equivalent level which would be subject to assessment by the programme team.

Overseas candidates would normally be expected to possess one of the above entry qualifications and a recognised English Language qualification equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.


The School welcomes applications from non-UK students holding equivalent qualifications. You can apply online.

The School is proud of its internationalism, having many students from countries around the world.

For potential students who live beyond the European Union’s boundaries, you are welcome to contact the faculty directly should you have any questions using taeadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Alternatively you can contact the International Admissions Team using int-admissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

Gain professional BIFM qualifications by completing this Applied Facilities Management Masters at Liverpool John Moores University. You’ll also qualify for studying or certified membership of CBIFM and access state-of-the-art e-learning technology.

  • The programme is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • An opportunity to also gain Professional Qualifications in addition to your degree with integrated qualifications offered via the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
  • Enhance your career prospects by applying a range of multi-disciplinary skills to the facilities management discipline
  • Study crucial subject areas that will give you the cutting edge in the industry, and allow you to manage your facilities successfully within different social, economic and environmental contexts
  • Distance learning mode available so that you can study wherever you are in the world
  • Two year part-time study route for students already in employment

The programme aims to provide you with a contemporary, relevant and meaningful way to approach facilities management in the modern business environment.

You will study challenging and stimulating theory, concepts and developments in facilities management and learn how to deliver business support services that are strategic and integrated to the core functions of an organisation.

Studying the legislative, sustainable and technological changes that impact a facilities management role will help you to succeed within a strategic business environment.

A key feature of the programme is flexible work-related learning. You will also be able to take comparative studies comparing and contrasting different workplace environments. Producing a formative blog of your activities on a weekly basis will provide you with the opportunity to apply generic concepts to real-world practical examples, often relating to your own workplace.

The academic team prides themselves on being actively involved with industry and will connect you with a vast professional network during your study. You will have opportunities to be part of networking events with professional institutes such as BIFM.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090