The University of Liverpool welcomes applications from Libyan students for all study levels. 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


Thanawaya Aa'ma

Students who have followed the national curriculum (Thanawaya Aa'ma) are advised to complete the Foundation Certificate with Liverpool International College or an equivalent foundation programme.

A-levels, International Baccalaureate, SATs

Students offering A-levels, International Baccalaureate or SATs can apply for direct entry to year one of undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Taught


Libyan students can be accepted into postgraduate study, but the exact grade requirement will depend upon the grading system used in the student's first degree:

  • A grade average of at least 80%
  • Equivalent of 2:1 in a Bachelors degree
  • GPA score of at least 7 out of 10
  • GPA score of at least 3 out of 4

Postgraduate Research


Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold both a Bachelors and 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