The MSc programmes require applicants to have completed a degree (High UK 2:2 for Home, UK 2:1 equivalent for OSI) in a Physical Science (or closely related subject). Relevant industrial experience can be an alternative, subject to references. The MRes programme requires applicants to have completed a degree in a Physical or Engineering Science (or closely related subject).
Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.
English language qualifications
All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.
If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language, it is possible for you to come and study at the University on one of our Pre-sessional EAP programmes. Please see the English Language Centre website for further information about these programmes; www.liv.ac.uk/english-language-centre/pre-sessional-eap.
If you require additional English Language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre.
|IELTS||Overall 7.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)|
|TOEFL iBT||88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading – 22, Speaking 23|
|International Baccalaureate||Standard Level 5|
|Hong Kong use of English AS level||C|
|INDIA Standard XII||70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards|
Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.