The University of Liverpool welcomes applications from Pakistani students for all study levels. To learn more about your options, please see information below.

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

Entry requirements


Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate

Students who obtain the certificate are advised to also complete a foundation year programme (e.g. LIC or NCUK) in order to be eligible for entry to a Bachelor degree programme. 

Bachelor (Pass)

Students who have completed two years of study to obtain a Bachelor (Pass) will be considered for year one entry to a Bachelor degree programme if they achieve an average score of 60 to 65 per cent minimum.

Bachelor (Honours)

Those with a three-year Bachelor (Honours) may be considered for year two entry to a Bachelor degree programme if a minimum score of 60 to 65 per cent is achieved.

A-levels, International Baccalaureate

Students offering A-levels, the international Baccaulaureate Diploma with a minimum of 28 points or SATs can apply for direct entry to year one of undergraduate programmes.

NCUK Foundation Programmes

The University of Liverpool is a member of the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK), which delivers undergraduate and postgraduate foundation programmes at teaching centres across Pakistan. Students should apply to their local centre for the NCUK foundation programme and contact NCUK for guidance on how to apply to Liverpool once you are enrolled with NCUK.  Details of local NCUK teaching centres can be found at: -

Postgraduate Taught


Students who have completed a four-year Bachelor degree or a 2 year Bachelor degree and 2 year Masters degree can be considered, but the exact grade requirement will depend upon the grading system used:

  • A minimum Grade of 65%, 70% or 75% depending on the institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5, 2.7, 2.8 or 3.0 depending on the institution.
  • Some programmes have additional requirements, for example, students applying for MBA programmes must have at least three years relevant work experience.

Postgraduate Research


Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold both a Bachelor degree and a Masters degree. Previous exposure to research/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