Achieve your degree from a proud founding member of the prestigious Russell Group

Home to students from 135 countries, the University of Liverpool is truly a global institution. At the forefront of innovation and discovery, we’re advancing knowledge to improve lives and want you to be part of this exciting journey.

Recognised for our high-quality teaching, we will help you develop the knowledge and skills essential for future success. We offer over 400 courses across many levels, to students from all walks of life. Immerse yourself in our global city, with its dynamic spirit and pioneering opportunities. You'll become part of a vibrant academic community and join a global network of 280,000 alumni in over 180 countries.

international students from 135 countries

rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
(TEF 2023)

of our students achieve a First or 2:1
(HESA 2022/23)

best city in the world
(Time Out 2024)

Application information

There’s a few things to consider when applying to study with us as an international student. We'll be with you every step of the way.

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Scholarships and fees

Discover ways to finance your studies with us. Find details on tuition fees and living costs, as well as scholarships and bursaries.

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Entry requirements

Find details on our entry requirements and discover the flexible paths you can take to study with us.

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Language requirements

Check our English language requirements and find information on our pre-sessional English courses.

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Visas and immigration

Most international students will need a visa to study in the UK. We can assist you with advice and guidance at every step.

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How to apply

Explore various application options, and find out what happens next. How you apply can depend on your route or study level.

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Information for your country/region

Find information about applying to study with us that is specific to your country or region.

Living in Liverpool

Find your home from home in the UK’s second friendliest city (CondeNast Travellers Reader’s Choice Award 2023). Our lively campus and award-winning accommodation create the perfect base to explore. A student sits on her bed reading a book in University accommodation.


Join a lively student community. Our halls offer a comfortable and safe base for studying and enjoying all the city has to offer.

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Life on campus

Our city centre campus provides high quality facilities and services. With everything you need close at hand, you'll be right at home.

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Our city

The city of Liverpool shapes us through its dynamic spirit and global outlook. Warm and welcoming, you’ll find it’s a place to belong.

Study abroad in Liverpool

We welcome students from all over the world who want to spend a semester, summer or full year studying abroad with us. Discover an unforgettable life experience and gain academic credits to return home with.

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International Summer School

Spend three or six weeks of your summer with us and get a taste of what it's like to study in Liverpool. You'll combine credit-bearing modules with fun social activities.

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If you're a Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) student, you can spend up to two years of your degree gaining international study experience in Liverpool.

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Semester or full year abroad

Broaden your horizons by spending a semester or year of your degree studying abroad in Liverpool. Turn your university experience into an adventure!

Connect with us

There are many ways in which to get a first-hand account of studying with us and life at Liverpool.

Don't forget to follow our social media channels to join our community and conversation today. Do you know someone creating real impact and making the world a better place? Share their story and use #LEADINGTHEWAY

Meet us in your country

Meet us in your country

We attend international study fairs and other events. Prospective students have the chance to meet our team in person and ask any questions they may have.

Meet us at our virtual events

Join our virtual events

Wherever you are in the world, you can join us at our online events. Speak with staff and students to find out more about courses, applying, funding, and more.

Visit us in Liverpool

Visit us in Liverpool

Visit our campus and discover the city of Liverpool for yourself by attending one of our open events. We can also arrange bespoke campus tours, led by a friendly student guide.

Meet our students

Meet our students

Meet some of our current international students, or chat with a student online, and find out what they love about living and studying in Liverpool.

Agent support

Find an agent

You can use an education recruitment representative to assist with your application. Learn how to find a reputable agent who has a well-established relationship with us.

Contact us

Contact us

Our dedicated team are available to help with all aspects of applying to the University. We’re happy to hear from you, whichever stage you’re at.