Why study in Liverpool?
Best known as the hometown of the Beatles, as well as for its two Premier League football clubs, Liverpool is a thriving city, with friendly residents, three universities, and a student population of almost 70,000.
Liverpool, situated in the north of England on the country’s west coast, is a cultural and historical center. As a previous European Capital of Culture in 2008, the city is teeming with museums, galleries and restaurants; this makes it a great place for international students to study an undergraduate or postgraduate program.
Universities in Liverpool
Liverpool is home to some highly regarded UK institutions. As with much of the UK there is the opportunity to study at undergraduate level as well as postgraduate. The city has a wide variety of both taught and research-led graduate programs, in all academic areas.
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How to study in Liverpool
If you’re an international student interested in applying to a university in Liverpool, then you use UCAS to submit undergraduate applications. For postgraduate degrees such as master’s or PhDs, the university will have its own process for this. Always check the exact process of the university you want to apply to.
When you have accepted an offer from a university in Liverpool and paid any deposits, you’ll need to apply for your UK student visa.
What to study in Liverpool
Universities in Liverpool offer a wide range of qualifications in most subjects. It’s common for many international students to come to UK cities to study art & design, engineering, business (such as an MBA), and medical qualifications; these are available in Liverpool.
- Agriculture, Food & Animal Sciences
- Applied Sciences & Mathematics
- Architecture, construction & planning
- Business & Management Studies
- Communications & Media
- Computer Science & IT
- Creative Arts & Design
- Education & Training
- Engineering & Aviation
- Environmental & Earth Sciences
- Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Studies
- Humanities & Law
- Life Sciences, Medicine & Health
- Social Studies
Cost to study in Liverpool
International students pay higher tuition fees than home and EU students in Liverpool. Tuition costs are similar to the rest of the UK and set by universities, so they depend on the type of subject you are studying. Fees can reach as high as £30,000 a year at undergraduate.
Living costs for international students in Liverpool are considerably cheaper than London, especially for accommodation.
Key facts of Liverpool
62/42°F Summer/winter temperature