Hong Kong

The University of Liverpool welcomes applications from Hong Kong students in all subject areas. Please see information below to learn more about your options.

Please note that admissions criteria may vary depending on the course you have applied for and that the grades published on this website provide general guidance only.


Entry requirements

Undergraduate

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GCE/Hong Kong 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 programme pages.

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

HKDSE is accepted for entry into all undergraduate programmes. Entry requirements differ according to the programme that you wish to apply for. Download our Grade Profiles for the HKDSE document for more information.

BTEC, Higher Certificates, Higher Diplomas

Accepted into the majority of undergraduate programmes (though unlikely to be accepted into courses in areas such as Dentistry, Medicine and Veterinary Science). 

Associate Degrees

Applications from students holding Associate Degrees will be considered on a case by case basis.

Postgraduate Taught

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Academic

Students with degrees awarded by any of the universities in Hong Kong will be considered for entry to graduate study. The minimum requirement will vary depending upon the subject that you wish to study, but you would normally require at least a 2.1 classification.

Postgraduate Research

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Academic

Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold a Masters degree in an appropriate discipline. Applications from graduates who do not have Masters degrees, but who do have very good undergraduate degrees, and have had previous exposure to research or thesis writing, are also welcomed

Preparation programmes

Liverpool International College offers Foundation and Pre-Master's courses to international students who don't meet the university's minimum entry requirements. Find out more on the college's website