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Study in Liverpool

All the information you need about studying in Liverpool as an international student.

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.

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.

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Student reviews for Liverpool

  • Paruchuri Saarika
    India
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Liverpool Hope University International Business
    Tell us about Liverpool
    The city is very safe, I'm so happy here, the facilities good
  • Erica Cenzon
    Italy
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Liverpool Hope University English Language
    Tell us about Liverpool
    Liverpool is fantastic, there are a lot of opportunities to work and have a social life.
  • Zar Ali Khan
    Pakistan
    Overall experience 3 stars
    Academic
    3 stars
    University social
    2 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    Liverpool Hope University Business Law
    Tell us about Liverpool
    Liverpool, the historic life where there are lots of pubs and places for a nightout. The people are friendly and you will have a lovely time in Liverpool.
  • Chandrabhal Mahadeo
    Mauritius
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    Liverpool Hope University Sports Management
    Tell us about Liverpool
    It's really safe here. Nightlife is great. Transport facilities are easy. Met a lot of nice people here.
  • Bishalta Pradhan
    India
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    3 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    Liverpool Hope University Data Science
    Tell us about Liverpool
    Liverpool is an amazing place. People are very helpful, transport is very easy and cheap for students especially with railcards and student tickets. Very calm and quiet city but very good nightlife and several activities around the city. It is rich in its culture.

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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. 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.

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 are 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 the undergraduate level.

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
  • 560,000 Population
  • 7 Universities
  • UK Country