The University of Liverpool welcomes applications from Iranian students for all study levels. Read more to learn 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




Students who have followed the national curriculum (Diplom-Metevaseth), are advised to complete the Foundation Certificate at Liverpool International College or an equivalent foundation programme.

Peeshdanesh gahe, A-levels, International Baccalaureate, SATs

Students who are offering a Pre-university Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe), A-levels, the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 28 points or SATs can apply for direct entry to year one of the undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Taught


Iranian students holding a Bachelor degree can apply for Masters programmes. For most programmes we will be looking for a grade of at least 14 from private universities and 13/20 from state universities (GPA 3) or equivalent.

Postgraduate Research


Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold a Masters degree. Previous exposure to research or thesis writing is highly desirable.

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