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Key information


  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: L101
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : AAA / IB : 36 with no score less than 4 / BTEC : Applications considered
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Management School

AACSB-logo-accredited-color-RGB 2017‌‌The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited.

Take the first steps towards your future professional career by joining our Management School, one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB accredited. We are a modern and innovative School offering degree programmes that provide you with the knowledge, skills, opportunities and experience you need to be successful in your chosen career. Our School mission is ‘Learning to make a difference’ and our range of contemporary programmes will equip you to do that in your professional and personal lives.

Building for the future is always a challenge. It requires vision and ambition, creativity and commitment. It also helps if you are building from firm foundations. Here at the University of Liverpool Management School we have those very qualities at the heart of our programmes. We provide an environment where innovation and dynamism can flourish, allied to the teaching of sound management principles and techniques. The Management School aims to supply its students with the cutting edge skills and knowledge required for a successful career in a rapidly changing world.

We want our students to make a significant contribution in their roles and in the long-term play a part in solving some of the most endemic problems, individuals, companies and communities face. Our teaching programmes are highly rated and this is underpinned by an extensive programme of research and scholarship.

Which degree

We offer Single Honours degrees in Accounting and Finance, Business Economics, Business Management, Economics, International Business and Marketing. Year in Industry programmes are available for all of these subjects. The School also contributes to a range of pathways within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences as part of Honours Select, as well as to departments beyond the Faculty, such as Computer Science and Mathematics.  All of our programmes provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in a variety of different roles either specific to your degree subject or the wider business world. 

Georgina Mackay

BSc Economics

Why did you choose to study at the University of Liverpool Management School?
I chose to study Economics at Liverpool as, unlike other Universities, the Economics course here has a Finance pathway. This allows you to not only study theoretical economic modules but also financial modules with real life applications. The Management School also has a really good reputation and great links with employers.

Why did you choose your course?
I studied Economics at A-Level and found it really interesting. I chose to study BSc Economics both because I knew I had a genuine interest in it but also as I knew it would be an attractive degree for potential employers in finance.

What do you feel has been the most rewarding element of your course?
I was fortunate enough to win Student of the Year for the highest grade on my programme in first year. It is really nice to be recognised for all the hard work I had put in. It’s also great to have gained a much more in-depth understanding of a subject I enjoy.

What are your future career goals?
During my first year, I interned at Deutsche Bank in Asset Management. This was something I really enjoyed and where I see myself working in the future. I am also interested in trading in FX markets or working with Alternative Investments in Hedge Funds. The Management School has a trading floor which is a really good new facility allowing access to the Bloomberg platform, which is used in all major investment banks.

What advice would you give to someone thinking of studying at the Management School?
The Management School has a wide variety of services on offer to students: from ULMS Extra events to the Bloomberg Market Concepts sessions. They also have really good socials! My main advice would be to take every opportunity here because they all add to your CV and really help your employability.

What have you enjoyed most about your student experience?
I've enjoyed the feeling of independence and being able to manage my own workload, which are skills I'll be able to take with me when I begin my career. The social side of student life is also great!

What do you get up to when you're not studying?
I don’t think it’s any secret that Liverpool is renowned for its nightlife. There are so many great restaurants at the Albert Dock, which are lovely to go to when friends come to visit. I also regularly go to the University gym which is a great way to get a break from studying.

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