Masters study opportunities at Liverpool John Moores University

Masters and Taught Courses in North West England

Liverpool John Moores University offers you a supportive academic and research environment, well-structured postgraduate programmes plus access to extensive resources

6 things you should know about LJMU

1.    Founded in 1823, we are now ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world. (THE World University Ranking 2017/18)
2.    96% of our postgraduate students are in work or further study six months after graduation (Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA) 2016)
3.    We are a leading research institution, with 96% of our research rated as international quality or better (REF 2014)
4.    Staff and students come from over 100 countries world-wide
5.    Liverpool is one of the most affordable university cities, ranked 14, in Business Insider UK and
6.    Our students are entitled to free off-peak access to Lifestyles Fitness Centres across Liverpool plus exclusive offers at Tate Liverpool, Sound City, Everyman & Playhouse and other leading organisations

Study in a world-class city
This former European Capital of Culture and UNESCO World Heritage Site has something for everyone and you can expect a warm welcome as Liverpool is also rated as one of the UK’s friendliest cities.

Taught programmes
We offer a range of taught programmes (PGCE, PGDE, MA, MBA, MSc, MRes) in each of our five Faculties:

•   Arts, Professional and Social Studies
•   Education, Health and Community
•   Science
•   Engineering and Technology
•   Liverpool Business School

Degree preparation courses for international students
Our International Study Centre provides international and EU students with a direct route onto a range of postgraduate degrees at LJMU following the completion of our Pre-Masters programmes.

International scholarships and bursaries
Scholarships are available for new international students joining the University in 2018/19.

Research opportunities
We offer research students the opportunity to become part of our vibrant research community, which is delivering world-leading and internationally-excellent research right across the institution. Supervision is available in each of our Faculties and we also offer Professional Doctorates, an alternative to a PhD for staff in organisations who want to research and develop their professional practice at doctorate level.

A dedicated Doctoral Academy
Whether you need advice on progressing to a PhD or information about examinations, regulations or ethical approval, LJMU’s Doctoral Academy can provide the advice you need to succeed in your research.

With 24/7 opening hours during semesters at two of our three libraries, you can drop in at a time that’s most convenient for you. Our extensive print collections, professional journals and electronic catalogue offer you all the resources you’ll need to complete your degree and keep up-to-date with the latest developments in your chosen field.

Employment prospects
Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers and over 96% are in work or further study six months after graduation (HESA 2016). LJMU enjoys close links with employers operating in all sectors of the economy. We have highly-effective relationships with a wide-range of organisations across the region and further afield and these partner ships are crucial in helping our postgraduate students forge links with key contacts working in their specialist fields.

Student services
Our expert staff work hard to ensure every one of our students gets the assistance they need to succeed, both before they arrive at LJMU and during their studies at the University.

•    Personal tutors and supervisors
•    Personal development planning
•    Designated accommodation
•    Free study skills courses
•    Spiritual Support team
•    Free Counselling Service
•    Disability support

Funding advice
We can help you select both the right course and provide up-to-date information about fees and funding including the new postgraduate Masters loans, the LJMU Alumni Award and PhD Studentships. So please get in touch.