University of Liverpool

The school started out as a college and was established in 1881. It is located in the city of Liverpool, England. The public research university gained its royal charter in 1903. It became an independent university with the right to confer its own degrees. It consists of 3 faculties that are divided into 35 schools and departments. The university offers more than 230 first degree courses across 103 subjects. It is known as one of the original ‘Red brick’ civic universities. Among its alumni and past faculty are 10 Nobel prize winners. 

The university is a founding member of the N8 group for research collaboration, the Russel Group and the University Management school is triple crown accredited. Departments of civic design, oceanography, architecture and biochemistry were first to be established in the university, in the whole world, at the Johnston Laboratories.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1881

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: Less than 24,775

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: Warm summers, cool winters

Yearly Tuition Fee: GBP 9000 

Eligibility: IELTS  

ECFMG Approval: Approved

Last Date to Apply: June 30th 2020

University Introduction:

The University was the first in the United Kingdom to establish an independent university in China. This took place in 2006.  The school started out as University College, Liverpool in 1881. In 1882 it admitted its first students. Oliver Lodge, a professor at the university invented the worlds public radio transmission in 1894. Two years later, he took the first surgical X-ray in the United Kingdom. In 1899, the Liverpool university press was established. This makes it the third university press in the region. The school is majorly based across a single campus. 


The university has several faculties which include Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and social sciences and Faculty of Science and Engineering. 

Campus Life:

The university consists of 192 non-residential buildings. The buildings house 69 lecture theatres, 114 teaching areas and research facilities. The university opened up a satellite campus in 2013. It is located in Finsbury, London and it offers various masters programs. The university supports sporting activities such as football, rugby and cricket.


The university has 51 residential buildings. They are located on campus and within close vicinity to the campus. 

Why Should I Study at University of Liverpool?

  • The campus is located five minutes from the Liverpool city center. 
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