Progress to Postgraduate: Get to where you want to be

University of Liverpool graduates progressing on to either full or part-time master's may be eligible for the Postgraduate Progression Award or the Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary.

We offer an inspiring range of master’s and research programmes that will set you apart from the crowd, whether you’re building on your undergraduate subject or switching disciplines.

Whichever programme or route you choose you will advance your knowledge by accessing world-leading research whilst enhancing your career prospects.

To see the full range of benefits for University of Liverpool students progressing to master’s level study with us this year, visit our student intranet pages.


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  • Postgraduate Progression Award


    If you're a current University of Liverpool undergraduate or alumni, including Study Abroad and Exchange students, progressing to either full or part-time postgraduate taught study from 2020/21 you’re eligible* to receive our Postgraduate Progression Award.

    • If you are a UK or EU student you will receive a £1,000 reduction in tuition fees.  
    • If you are an international student with a first class undergraduate degree you will receive a £2,500 reduction in tuition fees.  
    • If you are an international student with a 2:1 or 2:2 you will receive a 10% reduction in tuition fees.

    ‌By progressing to postgraduate study at the University of Liverpool you can:

    • Study one of the market led courses from our broad portfolio of subjects.
    • Be taught by a skilled base of academic expertise within a globally orientated institution.
    • Stay in the dynamic city of Liverpool; ranked 4th friendliest city in the world (Rough Guide 2016) and best UK city to find employment (CV Library 2017), or progress to our campus in the world's number one student cities, London (QS Best Student Cities 2018).
  • Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary


    University of Liverpool graduates from the UK or EU who have been receipt of one of the University’s Widening Access Awards during their undergraduate studies may be eligible for our Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary worth £3000.

    This bursary is available to Home/EU University of Liverpool graduates who are progressing to a standard master's course, including MRes programmes, within two years of graduation from their undergraduate degree.

    How to apply

    You do not need to make an application to receive the Postgraduate Progression Award or the Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary as it will be automatically allocated to all eligible students.


    The Postgraduate Progression Award is available to all University of Liverpool undergraduate students or alumni considering a postgraduate taught course, including MRes programmes, at our Liverpool campus in 2020.

    Students in receipt of the Postgraduate Opportunity Award cannot concurrently hold the Postgraduate Progression Award.

    To see full eligibility criteria click here