Masters study opportunities at Liverpool John Moores University

Masters and Taught Courses in North West England

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Transform your future with a Masters from Liverpool John Moores University

LJMU delivers innovative, research-led, employability-focused programmes, supported by world-class academics and state-of-the-art facilities. Our thriving postgraduate community encourages students to contribute to our ground-breaking work, developing the skills and knowledge required to take them to the top of their chosen career ladder.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and the excellent support available to our students. It is this approach which makes our university the ideal choice for postgraduate study.

Why choose LJMU?

Founded in 1823, LJMU has a reputation for world-leading research and great employability. We are ranked amongst the top 500 higher education institutions in the world (The World University Ranking 2021) and 96% of our postgraduates are in work or further study six months after graduation (HESA 2018).

With 96% of our research rated as of international quality or more (REF 2014), the University is ground-breaking in its approach and forward thinking in its attitude. We also have a truly international feel with staff and students attending the University from over 100 countries worldwide.

We invest heavily in our facilities and equipment. Our soon-to-be-complete Student Life building will be the new beating heart of our University, connecting our City and Mount Pleasant Campuses and offering a host of new opportunities.

The city of Liverpool

A former European Capital of Culture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Liverpool offers something for everyone and extends the warmest of welcomes to all of its visitors. One of the most affordable cities in the UK (according to Business Insider UK and,  the city was also recently crowned the safest in the UK in a study of crime rates by

What we offer

With 130 plus postgraduate taught courses and a wealth of great research opportunities in all faculties, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for at LJMU.

There are details of all taught courses, together with an overview of research options, on our website. You’ll find information about entry requirements in addition to a full outline of the programme and what you will study.

You can also discover more about life as a postgraduate by taking a look at the postgraduate section of

Whatever the situation, LJMU can be relied on to offer a first-class learning experience. Whether face-to-face or online teaching, our staff provide all the resources and support you need to succeed in your subject of interest.

We offer a range of taught programmes (PGCE, PGDE, MA, MBA, MSc, MRes) in:

Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Business and Law
Engineering and Technology

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


Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers and over 96% are in work or further study six months after graduation (HESA 2018). 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 partnerships are crucial in helping our postgraduate students forge links with key contacts working in their specialist fields.

Student support

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. Postgraduates at LJMU can benefit from:

• Personal tutors and supervisors
• Personal development planning
• Designated accommodation
• Free study skills courses
• The services of our Spiritual Support team
• Free counselling
• Disability support

Our libraries house extensive print collections, professional journals and an impressive electronic catalogue, providing all the resources needed to complete our programmes and keep up-to-date with the latest developments.


There are many ways to finance postgraduate study and our dedicated funding team is on hand to provide help and advice along the way. Take a look at the funding and finance pages at and find out all about the Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme, employer sponsorship, scholarships and grants. You can also study many courses part-time, enabling you to earn as you learn.


What next?

• To search the range of postgraduate courses available at LJMU, go to our course search page
• To see how Masters study has transformed the lives of some of our current students take a look at our postgraduate life web pages
• To speak to the LJMU course enquiries team call: 0151 231 5090.

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