Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Experience the thrill of studying abroad at Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. The university delivers an excellent student service and puts students at the heart of all they do. Known for its innovative approach to teaching, strong links with various industries, and commitment to student success, this university offers a dynamic and enriching study experience to its international students. Students will benefit from teaching from experts in their field and the one-to-one support available.  

The university boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a vibrant campus life, all set within the bustling city of Liverpool. By studying there, you are assured of a quality education that will empower you to make your mark in the world. 

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  • Master's Preparation / Pre-Sessional

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Life at Liverpool John Moores

Student Life at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University offers a dynamic and innovative academic environment for international students. The university fosters a culture of exploration and critical thinking, encouraging students to broaden their horizons.  

With access to industry-standard facilities and strong connections with local businesses, students gain valuable real-world experiences. The city of Liverpool itself offers a rich cultural experience, with numerous museums, galleries, and music venues to explore. Various events take place across the city annually including Africa Oye festival, celebrating African culture as well as various musical events such as Beatles Week and music festivals. 

With a student body of 28,011 from over 123 different countries, Liverpool is a very internationally friendly student city. Events are held every semester at Liverpool John Moores University to champion their diversity. The university hold events such as international day, showcasing various cultures as well as celebrating various faith and cultural holidays for example Eid and South-Asian Heritage Month. 

Learn beyond the lecture hall – LJMU encourage students to learn as much from experience as from traditional learnings, that’s why they’ve created a range of go abroad programmes. You’ll experience a difference culture, gain skills, make new friends and enhance your CV. 

Careers at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University offers a wealth of support services for its students. These include academic support, mental health and well-being services, and financial advice. International students have access to additional support such as visa advice, orientation programmes, and social events to help them adjust to life in the UK.  

LJMU careers services offer support to current students and graduates both on campus and through their Student Futures virtual learning hub. This is the one-stop-shop for careers, employability and start-up support, information and resources. 

The university has a dedicated Student Futures Team who help students gain experiential learning skills throughout their studies. This ranges from projects with leaders in industry to placements from 6 weeks to 12 months.  

City Life at Liverpool John Moores

International students studying at Liverpool John Moores University can experience life in one of the UK’s most inspirational cities. Liverpool is known for its rich cultural heritage, diverse music scene, and sporting legacy. Liverpool is an exciting place to live and an even better place to study. The city also boasts a bustling nightlife and a wide array of dining options, offering students an enriching cultural experience. Liverpool is also home to Europe’s oldest Chinatown and its Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi, Somalian, and Nigerian communities are just a few of the well-established nationalities here. 

Liverpool loves sport. A passion for football, of course, runs deep. While there is no easy way to grab a ticket to Anfield to watch Liverpool FC (it’s easier for Goodison to see Everton FC) the city’s love affair with football ensures that you’re never too far away from a pitch. Students can explore the city’s UNESCO World Heritage waterfront, visit world-class museums such as the Museum of Liverpool, or enjoy live performances at the M&S Bank Arena.  

Liverpool has a bustling music scene with plenty of live music and history to discover. From the Beatles museum where you can find out all about the Fab Four to the British Music Experience showcasing some of the UK’s best musical talent, there is something for everyone to get involved with. 

Liverpool celebrates its creative culture with world-renowned art galleries, multiple theatres and museums charting the history of the city and its impact on the wider world. Liverpool is also well placed to explore some of the Northwest of England’s most wild and wonderful locations, all of which are easily accessible by public transport or car.  

Student Support at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University is a dynamic and supportive environment for international students. At Liverpool John Moores University, they have a dedicated International Student Advice team within Student Advice and Wellbeing Services. The International Student Advisers can provide advice and information to international LJMU students (including students from Europe) on a wide range of issues relating to visas, immigration and rights in the UK   

The university offers workshops, projects and activities designed to improve students’ wellbeing and enable you to have a better student experience. A dedicated Student Wellbeing Team are on hand to help with any issues you may be having during your time at university.  

Student Accommodation at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University is another excellent choice for international students seeking quality higher education in the UK. The university’s accommodation options are thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of its diverse student population. There is a wide range of quality student accommodation options to choose from in the centre of Liverpool, all within walking distance of your teaching buildings.  

Byrom Point, one of the student accommodations, offers a mix of studios and shared flats, providing both privacy and opportunities for socialising. Grand Central, another popular option, has ensuite rooms in shared flats, making it an ideal choice for those who prefer a balance of communal living and personal space. 

Facilities at Liverpool John Moores

Offering a dynamic and supportive study environment, Liverpool John Moores University stands out with its high-quality facilities. The Tom Reilly Building hosts cutting-edge laboratories that support a wide range of scientific research. The Aldham Robarts Library, a comprehensive resource centre, provides a wealth of resources for students.  

The Mount Pleasant Campus is known for its imposing skyline and is framed by two of the most recognisable landmarks from this skyline – Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Their John Lennon Art and Design Building, located on the Mount Pleasant Campus, even won an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects  

The university excels in areas like Public Health and Engineering, offering rigorous programs in these fields.

Sports and clubs at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University is a hub of sports culture, boasting teams like the LJMU Fury American Football team and the LJMU Riders Equestrian Club.  

There are over 100 student groups available from students to join, including sports teams, societies and community groups. The Student’s Union run events year-round exclusively from LJMU students.   

Societies such as the Drama Society and the Art Society foster creativity and individual expression. By studying abroad here, you can access this lively university community and enrich your study abroad experience. 

Sustainability at Liverpool John Moores

Liverpool John Moores University places a high priority on sustainability in its operations. It strives to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through various initiatives, including energy conservation and waste reduction programs.  

By studying with Liverpool John Moores, international students can become part of these efforts, adding a unique dimension to their study abroad experience. 

LJMU are one of the only universities in the UK to offer undergraduate and Master’s programmes in Climate Change and Sustainability, investigating climate change using interdisciplinary skills to tackle pressing issues and taught by highly experienced, research-active staff. 

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96% of our research is of international quality or better (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)

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International Achievement Scholarship

£3,000 tuition fee discount towards each year of Undergraduate studies. In order to qualify students must:

    • Be a self-funded international student
    • Meet the conditions stated in your full-time, Undergraduate (UG) course offer letter
    • Not already benefit from an existing scholarship
    • International Achievement Scholarship is automatically awarded to eligible students upon assessment of their initial university application. Click here for more information.
International Achievement Scholarship

£3,000 tuition fee discount towards each year of study. In order to qualify students must:

    • Be a self-funded international student
    • Meet the conditions stated in your full-time, Postgraduate taught course offer letter
    • Not already benefit from an existing scholarship
    • International Achievement Scholarship is automatically awarded to eligible students upon assessment of their initial university application. Click here for more information.
GREAT Scholarships 2023

LJMU is offering £10,000 towards tuition fees for one-year master’s programmes to students from Kenya and Turkey, who will enrol into UK higher education institutions in the 2023-24 academic year. The application for 2023/24 is now open and will close on Monday 15 May 2023. Please submit your application using the Great Scholarship 2023 application formClick here for more information.

Regional Scholarships

LJMU are pleased to be able to offer eligible applicants from selected regions up to a £4,000 tuition fee discount towards each year of their studies. All country scholarships are awarded automatically to all who fit the essential criteria. See Terms and Conditions and eligibility criteria here.

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