We have a worldwide reputation for ground-breaking teaching and research by leading academics. More than 75% of our graduates receive a First or 2:1 and we're first in the Russell Group for graduate employability. With its unique attractions, famously warm welcomes, and global reputation for sport, music, architecture and culture for you to explore, there's nowhere quite like Liverpool.

Living in Liverpool is less expensive than other UK cities which lets me have a better quality of life while spending less. Being here has taught me how to manage budgets, be independent, and organised and enjoy the opportunity of being in one of the best cities and universities in the UK.

Miguel Angel li Arzapalo, Peru, MEng Mechatronics and Robotic Systems

Entry requirements: which qualifications do you need?

Pathway programmes for applicants from Chile

Many countries have a different education system to that of the UK, so you may need further preparation before you can start university here. Pathway programmes provide an entry route for international students whose qualifications do not meet our entry requirements.

After successfully completing your Foundation Certificate or pre-Master’s programme, you're guaranteed a place on your chosen course. Pathway programmes are offered through the University of Liverpool International College.


GCE/A-levels, International Baccalaureate  A-levels and IB programmes are accepted for entry into all undergraduate programmes. Entry requirements differ according to the programme that you wish to apply for. Details are available on our course pages. Students who hold the Licencia de Educacion Media with an average grade of at least 5.0/7.0 plus successful completion of a foundation year programme. 

Postgraduate Taught


Students who have completed at least 4 years of study to obtain a licenciatura or professional title with an average grade of at least 5.0/7.0.

Postgraduate Research

Academic  Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold both a licenciatura/professional title and a Magister degree with minimum average grades of 5.0/7.0. Previous exposure to research or thesis writing is highly desirable. 

Each research degree lists the English language requirements you'll need to apply.

English language requirements

To study at the University of Liverpool, you’ll need to demonstrate you can speak English. If you need a visa to study in the UK, evidence of competency in English is required to secure your visa.


We offer a generous range of scholarships and awards for international students. These include:

Browse the full range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research scholarships.

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