Applying directly

Find out more about the application process for our postgraduate programmes, as well as how to apply to our degree preparation courses, including Foundation Certificates and Pre-Master's courses at University of Liverpool International College, and English language courses at our English Language Centre. You can also learn more about applying for international study opportunities at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU).

You can use a recruitment agent to help with your application, if you'd prefer. If you need any help or further information about applying to come and study with us in Liverpool, get in touch.

How to apply A student sitting at a desk in the library, working on a laptop.

Applying for a postgraduate taught or master’s degree

Progress your knowledge in a more specialised area with our exciting postgraduate opportunities. Learn more about our simple online application process.

How to apply for a PhD A student wearing safety glasses, using lab equipment.

Applying for a postgraduate research degree

Be part of our ground-breaking research community in a supportive academic environment within a unique and vibrant city. Refer to our application guide for research programmes.

How to apply A student is walking through campus, smiling and carrying a backpack.

Applying for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) programmes

Learn more about the unique study opportunities available through our XJTLU partnership and how to submit your online application.

What are the different types of university degree? A student standing outside smiling at the Quadrangle.

What are the different types of degree I can study?

If you need help working out the different courses we offer and which is the right one for you to apply to, we can help. We've pulled together a guide so you can find the type of degree that's right for you.