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

Postgraduate Student Statistics

6,723 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 57%
  • Part Time 43%

Domicile

  • UK 63%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 30%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Veterinary Medicine 30 1150 1180
Business & Management Studies 110 1015 1125
Medicine 375 85 460
Psychology 70 310 385
Other 40 310 350
Accounting & Finance 20 285 310
Computer Science 0 280 280
General Engineering 145 50 195
Biological Sciences 140 35 170
Education 35 135 170
Marketing 0 165 165
Chemistry 140 15 160
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 105 55 155
Law 30 105 135
Geology 110 5 120
Physics & Astronomy 105 15 120
Librarianship & Information Management 70 35 105
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 95 0 95
Anatomy & Physiology 95 0 95
Mathematics 65 25 90
History 25 55 80
Music 20 60 80
Architecture 50 30 80
Archaeology 40 40 75
English 40 35 75
Geography & Environmental Science 10 55 60
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 60 60
Communication & Media Studies 5 45 50
Medical Technology 0 50 50
Philosophy 10 35 45
Politics 10 25 40
Sociology 30 5 30
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 20 20
Celtic Studies 15 5 20
Dentistry 20 0 20
Linguistics 0 15 15
Mechanical Engineering 0 15 15
Civil Engineering 0 15 15
Classics & Ancient History 5 5 10
Economics 0 5 5
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5
American Studies 5 0 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
Italian 5 0 5
German 5 0 5
French 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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.