University profile

University of Liverpool

2024/25 edition

About University of Liverpool

Warm and welcoming, characterful and full of characters, there’s nowhere quite like Liverpool. This dynamic city shapes the University of Liverpool, and our innovative institution influences the city in return. We’re home to 445,000 people from all walks of life. Together, we all share in one unique spirit.

Our postgraduate qualifications will help you to stand out from the crowd and achieve your ambitions. Whether you want to progress in your chosen career, or move into a new profession or specialise in the subject you’re passionate about, we’re here to help.

Research at Liverpool

Original and inclusive for 140 years, we’re a truly inspirational place to learn and research. Our cutting-edge facilities, interdisciplinary research, and unique model for collaboration put us at the forefront of innovation and discovery. This enables our research community to create global solutions aiming to improve health, create wealth and ensure social justice.

A campus home for all

You’ll be right at home on our beautiful campus. Your department, libraries, the sports centre and the Guild of Students are never more than a short walk away. What’s more, the city is just 10 minutes down the hill.

We're committed to being a place where people from all walks of life can learn. Our support services ensure that our students are able to get the most out of their experience with us, from application to graduation and beyond.

Our city

You might know us as the home of The Beatles and Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs, but Liverpool has a wealth of culture for you to explore beyond that. We have more galleries and museums than any other UK city outside London. The city’s entrepreneurial and creative spirit is fuelling a boom in business start-ups, but Liverpool also attracts many global businesses who choose to make home here. Liverpool marches to the beat of its own drum, and always has. Like us, you’ll be proud to call it home.

Scholarships and Bursaries

The University of Liverpool is committed to financially supporting our students through their education wherever we can. We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to UK, international and EU students. Find more information on our Scholarships and bursaries - Paying for your studies - University of Liverpool

Careers and Employability

All of our postgraduate courses are designed with employers in mind, ensuring your career development is a focus throughout your degree. You’ll have access to career support from day one to graduation and beyond through our Career Studio. There, career coaches will provide tailored support for your future plans.

Why Liverpool?

  • We’re ranked in the top 30 universities in the UK, having recently risen to 19th place (Complete University Guide 2025).
  • We’re consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023), having recently risen to 165 (QS Rankings 2025).
  • 91% of Liverpool’s research rated as world leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), and we are ranked 19th in the UK for research power.
  • Associated with nine Nobel Prize winners, Liverpool is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities. We have a global reach and influence that reflects our academic heritage as one of the country’s largest civic institutions.
  • Liverpool has been voted the fourth friendliest city in the world by Rough Guides, and was recently named the best place to live in the Northwest, as chosen by The Times’ judging panel.

Contact details

University of Liverpool
L69 3BX
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