Student Accommodation

  • 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 newly developed 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.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,500
Mixed -
Laboratory £6,500
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
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

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

Research

  • The University of Liverpool was one of the founding members of the prestigious Russell Group of research-led UK universities.
  • The university is a research focused and research intensive institution. 
  • Students have the opportunity to work with internationally recognised and renowned experts and research groups.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

5,183 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 63%
  • Part Time 37%

Domicile

  • UK 60%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 90 1040 1130
Medicine & dentistry 475 305 780
Biological sciences 285 125 410
Engineering & technology 225 145 370
Agriculture & related subjects 0 355 355
Physical sciences 275 55 330
Computer science 55 175 230
Subjects allied to medicine 120 95 215
Historical & philosophical studies 85 80 165
Architecture, building & planning 35 125 160
Languages 70 65 135
Education 35 85 120
Law 30 85 115
Social studies 45 60 110
Mathematical sciences 60 30 90
Veterinary science 40 35 75
Creative arts & design 15 45 60
Mass communications & documentation 5 20 25

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: