Main location   Liverpool, UK
 Courses  Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, and Foundation courses
  • Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
 Student life  

  The University has a Students' union to represent students' interests, known as the Liverpool Guild of Students.


About University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool was founded in 1881 as University College Liverpool and is the original ‘redbrick’ University (a term used to describe the older civic Universities in the UK). It is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide according to Academic ranking of world universities and has previously been ranked within the top 100 university globally by the guide. It also is a founding member of the Russell Group and a founding member of the Northern Consortium. The city of Liverpool shapes the University through its dynamic spirit, global outlook and pioneering opportunities and we shape the city through our extensive collaborative local network. Energetic, beautiful, and creative, you will soon realise there is nowhere quite like Liverpool.

The University is composed of three faculties, and each faculty is divided into different departments. It offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degrees. It also offers foundation courses. If you do not meet the standard entry requirements for a degree, you may be able to gain entry by completing a Foundation element. The University offers Foundation elements for the following undergraduate degrees: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences Computer Information Systems, Computer Science Earth, Sciences Engineering, Geography, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Psychology.

Reasons to choose this university

Excellent teaching and learning, strong international student community, and award winning.

The University staff provides students with the best intellectual, social and physical environment in which to conduct research, teach and learn. You will benefit from their supportive, high-quality facilities designed to enhance both your time here and future after you graduate.

In addition, the University of Liverpool is a dynamic, welcoming institution and a member of the prestigious Russell Group (representing 24 of the UK's leading research universities). Located in the beautiful port city of Liverpool, they are part of the fastest growing economy outside of London and with more galleries and green spaces than any other city outside of London. Liverpool is a place where you will find a warm welcome and life-changing experience.

The university offers a wide selection of accommodation that is on campus as well as student villages off campus. As part of a £660 million investment in campus facilities and student experience, the university has built three new on campus halls, while refurbishing existing accommodation.