University of Liverpool

Postgraduate Study

  • At the University of Liverpool, we offer a wide range of postgraduate taught and research programmes.
  • As well as our Liverpool campus, we also have a number of courses available to study at our London campus, our Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University campus in China and our Online courses offered in partnership with Laureate Online Education.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,865 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 62%
  • Part Time 38%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 35%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 88 1042 1130
Medicine & dentistry 474 304 778
Biological sciences 284 124 408
Engineering & technology 224 146 370
Agriculture & related subjects 0 354 354
Physical sciences 273 57 330
Computer science 54 175 229
Subjects allied to medicine 118 96 214
Historical & philosophical studies 85 82 167
Architecture, building & planning 34 125 159
Languages 68 67 135
Education 35 83 118
Law 32 83 115
Social studies 46 62 108
Mathematical sciences 59 30 89
Veterinary science 40 37 77
Creative arts & design 16 45 61
Mass communications & documentation 2 21 23

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

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 -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • If you are planning to undertake postgraduate study you may need to seek financial support from a variety of sources, such as scholarships, Research Councils, charitable trusts and loans.
  • It is important that you investigate every possible source of funding, and that you are aware of application deadlines and eligibility criteria.
  • Search our online postgraduate funding tool, which lists all the scholarships available.

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 £44m eco-residences. For further details, including costs, visit the Accommodation website.
  • As a postgraduate student you can also work as a Residential Adviser, living in on campus accommodation at reduced rates in return for providing support and guidance to Undergraduate students. You can find out more on our Accommodation page.