Before you apply

This page outlines the supplementary information that you are required to provide before your application can be considered complete.

If you have a pre-application query, please refer to our virtual advisor, Ask Liverpool, where you can find answers to our most commonly asked questions, use the live chat facility, or find contact details for our Enquiries Team. Ask Liverpool is available at

Supporting documentation

In addition to the information required on the application form, you will need to attach copies of the following documents to your application (whether online or offline):

If you do not submit the required supporting documents, the Admissions Team will be unable to make a decision on your application.


As part of the admissions criteria we require two references. These should be academic references if you have been in full-time education at any point within the last three years.

On our 'Apply Yourself' (AY) online application, you should provide details of your referees who will then be emailed directly to request a written reference. We will also accept scanned versions of your references emailed to us. If providing scanned references, please ensure your reference is on appropriate letter headed paper and signed by your referee.

Please use the following email addresses to submit your references:

If you have a pre-application query, please contact our Enquiries Team on

Original or certified academic transcripts

International students who register at the University are required to provide original academic documents (academic transcript, degree certificate and evidence of English) which verify their successfully completed qualifications.

We are directed by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) to request this evidence. Your original academic documents should be presented when you register at the University and further information about this will be provided before you arrive in Liverpool.