About us

For advancement of learning and ennoblement of life

This has been our mission since the University was founded in 1881. To this day, these values focus our efforts as we strive to achieve our ambitions and tackle the grand challenges of the age.

An inspirational centre of learning

Our aim is to support our students as they become highly employable, creative, and culturally rich graduates, with the capacity to find employment that will enable them to be agents for change in a connected world.

World-class teaching and learning

Strong international student community

Award-winning widening participation

  • UK Leader in widening participation
  • Working with 10,000 students annually
  • Hundreds of annual scholarships for young people
  • 3,000+ primary pupils reached by Professor Fluffy
  • Every year 160 undergraduates are employed by the University.
The Liverpool advantage

Associated with nine Nobel Laureates, the University is recognised for its high-quality teaching and research. Our research collaborations extend worldwide and address many of the grand challenges facing mankind today.

Research powerhouse

  • Collaborations with 1,300 external organisations
  • An internationally renowned Russell Group university
  • Associated with 9 Nobel Prize winners
  • 81% of research rated world leading and internationally excellent.

Sharing expertise

Undergraduate international tuition fees

2017 (2017 entry year)

  • The University offers a fixed fee guarantee for all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students from outside the European Union (EU) (except those studying Medicine or Dentistry). This means that your tuition fees will not increase during your studies enabling you to plan your finances effectively.
Department Tuition fee
(per year)
Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology £14,300
Architecture £15,900
Chemistry £17,900
Communication and Media £14,300
Computer Science £17,900
Dentistry BDS+ £32,400
Earth Sciences £17,900
Electrical Engineering and Electronics £17,900
Engineering £17,900
English £14,300
Geography and Planning BA £15,400
Geography BSc (including Environmental Sciences, Geography and Oceanography and Geology and Physical Geography) £17,900
History £14,300
Honours Select (excluding Architecture) £14,300
Irish Studies £14,300
Law £14,300
Life Sciences £17,900
Management School £14,300
Mathematical Sciences £15,400 – £16,650
Medicine+ £32,400
Modern Languages and Cultures £14,300
Music £14,300
Ocean Sciences £17,900
Philosophy £14,300
Physics £17,900
Planning £15,400
Politics £14,300
Psychology £17,900
Sociology and Social Policy £14,300
Veterinary Science BVSc £32,400

+ Fixed fee guarantee not available

Postgraduate master’s international tuition fees

2017 entry year

Programme Tuition fee
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
School of Health Sciences
MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare £16,700
School of Life Sciences
MSc Advanced Biological Science £16,700
School of Medicine
Master of Public Health £16,300
Master of Public Health (London) £18,150
MSc Medical Education £16,700
School of Psychology
MSc Investigative & Forensic Psychology £16,350
MSc Res Methods in Psychology £16,350
School of Dentistry
Endodontics and Orthodontics TBC
School of Veterinary Science Various – see individual course pages
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
MSc Transdisciplinary Design (London) £18,400
MA Architecture £12,750
MSc Digital Integrated Design £12,750
MSc Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture (SEDA) £12,750
MSc Architecture (London) £17,800
MSc Building Information Modelling £12,750
MArch Master of Architecture £15,900
Comunication and Media £13,000
MSc Strategic Communications (London) £18,500
Music £13,000
Philosophy £13,000
History £12,750
Masters of Archives and Records Management (MARM) £15,000
Institute of Irish Studies £12,750
Politics  £12,750
Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology £12,750
Law £13,850
Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology £13,000
Management School
Diploma of Professional Studies – Accounting and Finance (London) £12,000
MSc Accounting (London) £20,000
MSc Banking and Finance (London) £20,000
MSc Business Law and Economics (London) £20,000
MSc Finance and Investment Management (London) £20,000
The Liverpool MBA £21,500
MBA Football Industries £21,500
MBA Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries £21,500
MIM Master in Management £18,000
MSc Finance £18,000
MSc Financial Risk Management £18,000
MSc Business Analytics and Big Data Management £16,500
MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management £18,000
MSc Digital Business Enterprise Management £16,500
MSc Programme and Project Management £16,500
MSc Economics £16,500
MSc Human Resource Management £16,650
MSc Marketing £16,500
MSc International Business £16,500
MSc Management £18,000
MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management £16,500
MSc Sports Business £16,500
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Computer Science £16,850
Electrical Engineering and Electronics £16,850
Chemistry £18,300
Mathematical Sciences
MSc Financial Mathematics £17,950
MSc Mathematical Sciences £13,950
Physics £18,300
MSc Nuclear Science and Technology Please see: http://www.ntec.ac.uk/fees.html
School of Engineering
All programmes (except Risk and Uncertainty) £16,850
MSc Risk and Uncertainty £13,950
School of Environmental Sciences
MA Contemporary Human Geography (Research Methods) £13,950
MSc Environment & Climate Change £17,500
MSc Environmental Sciences £17,500
MSc Geographic Data Science £13,950
MSc Population and Health £13,950
MSc Petroleum Reservoir Geoscience £23,050
MSc Sea Level: From Coast to Global Ocean £17,500
MSc Environmental Assessment and Management £13,950
MA in Town & Regional Planning £13,950
MCD Town and Regional Planning £13,950
MSc Conservation & Resource Management £17,500
MSc Urban Regeneration and Management £13,950
MSc Urban Design and Property Development (London) £18,400
MSc Urban Planning (London) £18,400
School of Physical Sciences
MSc Financial and Actuarial Mathematics (London) £18,750