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The University of Liverpool offers postgraduate qualifications valued worldwide. A range of master's and research opportunities are available on campus in Liverpool, London, China and online, delivered via full-time, part-time and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) study.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,135 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 58%
  • Part Time 42%

Domicile

  • UK 64%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 30%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 75 1000 1080
Veterinary Medicine 25 870 895
Medicine 550 80 630
Psychology 65 195 260
General Engineering 140 45 185
Computer Science 0 170 170
Accounting & Finance 15 150 165
Marketing 0 150 150
Education 40 110 145
Biological Sciences 115 25 145
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 90 45 135
Chemistry 115 10 125
Law 30 95 125
Geology 110 10 125
Physics & Astronomy 85 15 100
Mathematics 60 35 95
Librarianship & Information Management 60 25 85
Archaeology 45 35 80
History 30 45 80
Architecture 45 30 75
Music 15 60 75
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 70 70
English 35 35 70
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 70 0 70
Medical Technology 5 50 55
Geography & Environmental Science 5 50 50
Sociology 30 20 50
Anatomy & Physiology 40 0 40
Agriculture & Forestry 0 40 40
Politics 10 30 40
Communication & Media Studies 5 30 30
Philosophy 10 20 30
Mechanical Engineering 0 25 25
Dentistry 20 0 20
Celtic Studies 15 5 20
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 20 20
Civil Engineering 0 20 20
Linguistics 0 20 20
Classics & Ancient History 5 5 10
American Studies 5 0 5
Economics 0 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
French 5 0 5
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5
East & South Asian Studies 5 0 5
German 5 0 5
Italian 5 0 5
Materials Technology 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,300
Mixed 7,600
Laboratory 6,200
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for the postgraduate funding tool listing available scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Liverpool is one of the most cost-effective student cities in the UK with a wide variety of rented accommodation available.
  • The university has excellent on campus accommodation for postgraduate students, including Vine Court, the university's eco-residences.
  • Postgraduate students can work as a residential adviser, living in on campus accommodation at reduced rates in return for providing support and guidance to undergraduate students.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.