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Liverpool is well known as the home of the Beatles. Tourism forms a large part of the city’s economy and there are also graduate career opportunities in finance and business.

Career city: Liverpool | Postgraduate study | Local graduate employers | Moving to Liverpool

The majority of graduate opportunities in Liverpool are in the finance and business sectors. Job opportunities are available with a number of local enterprises, such as chartered accountants Dufton Kellner and legal firm Bermans. There may also be roles spanning various sectors at the University of Liverpool.


Postgraduate study in and around Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a member of the Russell Group. Highly ranked undergraduate courses include archaeology, civil engineering, marketing and nursing.

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a highly regarded School of Sport and Exercise Sciences and was the first institution to offer a single honours degree in sport science.

Liverpool Hope University caters to more creative types, covering specialisms such as music, art history and theatre studies.


10 local graduate employers in Liverpool

  1. DLA Piper, Liverpool (Law)
  2. Home Office Identity and Passport Service, Liverpool (Government; Communications; Marketing)
  3. KPMG, Liverpool (Professional services)
  4. Hill Dickinson, Liverpool (Law)
  5. Abercrombie & Fitch, Liverpool (Retail; Management)
  6. Bibby Line Group, Liverpool (Financial; Shipping; Management)
  7. Reidmark, Liverpool (Design; IT; Marketing)
  8. Wirral News Group, Wirral (Publishing)
  9. Studley Engineering Ltd, Liverpool (Engineering)
  10. University of Liverpool, Liverpool (IT; Teaching; Research; HR)

(Note: these employers may not be currently recruiting. Their names have been provided as a guideline to the type of work available and what areas to look in.)


Moving to Liverpool

It’s on the map for…

  • The legendary home of the Beatles
  • Europe’s Capital of Culture 2008 – many museums, galleries and parks
  • For sports fans, the Grand National and Liverpool Football Club matches

It’s within commuting distance of…

  • Chester – 19 miles
  • Wigan – 22 miles
  • Manchester – 34 miles

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