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.

Being an international student at the University of Liverpool has been one the most rewarding experiences because of the amount of fellow international students and the support we receive from the university.

Dalal AlShatti, LLB (Hons)

Entry requirements: which qualifications do you need?

Pathway programmes for applicants from United Arab Emirates

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.

Undergraduate

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Tawjihyya

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

Postgraduate Taught

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Academic

Emirati students holding a Bachelors degree can apply for master's programmes. For most programmes we will be looking for a GPA of at least 3 or equivalent.

Postgraduate Research

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Each application is assessed on its own merits, however students will usually be expected to hold both a bachelor's and a master's degree. 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.

Scholarships

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.

Tuition fees and other costs

Other costs to be aware of:

How to apply

Apply using an agent in your country

An agent can help you apply. They’ll provide advice on choosing and applying for a degree, getting visas and finding accommodation.

Apply direct

Apply via UCAS for undergraduate programmes or directly to us for postgraduate programmes.

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