Application and Admission

Postgraduate research student admissions are managed by the Student Recruitment and Admissions Office and administered by the Schools/Institutes/Departments in each of the Faculties. For more information on applying for a research degree visit the University's postgraduate study pages.

Information is also available for students interested in applying for a University of Liverpool PhD based at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), China.

If you wish to apply for a degree under a collaborative agreement with another insitution it is important this is clearly stated in your application.

Enquiries about Higher Doctorates should be directed to the PA to the Liverpool Doctoral College Director ( in the first instance.