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Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) postgraduate students develop new ideas and ground-breaking approaches to 21st century challenges. The university offers strong business links, first class facilities and practice-based teaching.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,351 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 48%
  • Part Time 52%

Domicile

  • UK 87%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 20 775 795
Nursing 15 560 575
Business & Management Studies 25 360 385
Other 25 310 340
Law 10 245 255
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 25 225 250
Sports Science 100 135 240
Building 5 135 145
Sociology 20 110 130
Physics & Astronomy 35 75 110
Social Work 5 105 105
Psychology 35 70 100
Communication & Media Studies 5 70 75
Marketing 0 70 70
Biological Sciences 15 55 70
Architecture 0 65 65
Art & Design 20 45 65
General Engineering 5 55 65
Computer Science 25 30 60
Forensic Science 0 45 45
Mechanical Engineering 25 20 45
Creative Writing 0 45 45
Food Science 10 30 40
Civil Engineering 5 30 35
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 20 15 35
English 15 15 35
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 10 20 30
Anthropology 25 0 25
Accounting & Finance 10 15 25
Politics 0 20 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 10 15
Mathematics 0 15 15
Materials Technology 10 5 15
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 10 10
History 5 5 10
Linguistics 5 0 5
Music 0 5 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5
Social Policy 0 5 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Alumni Award: a 20% fee reduction for taught masters and research degrees, applying to all years of the programme, for Home and EU LJMU graduates. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • All new students are guaranteed university accommodation, with rooms set aside in specific halls for postgraduate and mature students who require a quieter working environment.
  • In addition, LJMU funds a housing agency called Liverpool Student Homes, in partnership with the other universities in the city. LSH is a great source of advice on other types of accommodation which may be more suitable for postgraduate students.