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About Liverpool John Moores University

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One of the largest, most dynamic educational institutions in the UK, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is at the heart of Liverpool life, embracing the city’s vibrancy and culture.

We have a thriving community of 25,000 students from over 100 countries, three campuses, five faculties and a portfolio of over 140 postgraduate courses.

As a modern, civic university, LJMU may be integral to the life of the city, but we are also global in our approach, forging international partnerships and carrying out world-leading research. Our collaboration with international partners enables us to tackle some of the huge global issues facing the modern world.

We have an open and enthusiastic academic community and our world-class facilities provide extensive opportunities for progression. Renowned for the quality of our support services, LJMU is dedicated to helping our students succeed and transform their futures.

Postgraduate study

Whether you need an accredited course to step up in your career, you long to change direction and try something new or you simply want to indulge your passion for learning, a postgraduate qualification can transform your future.

At LJMU you’ll study with like-minded specialists who share your passion and support you all the way. You’ll be involved in worthwhile and exciting projects – developing new ideas and ground-breaking approaches to 21st century challenges. And with our first class business links, you can look forward to joining the 96% of LJMU postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation (Higher Education Statistics Authority, 2018).


Liverpool John Moores University is highly regarded for its pioneering research, providing solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing society today.

The results of the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) demonstrated the world-leading quality of our research. LJMU was placed 61st out of the 128 universities that submitted more than one unit of assessment, while 96% of our research was of international importance.

Collaborating across disciplines with organisations from around the world, our ground-breaking research ensures that we are at the forefront of international developments.


As a postgraduate student at LJMU you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities. Whether it’s the £12 million labs in our Byrom Street campus or the industry-standard TV studios in the £37 million Redmonds building, you’ll find world-class equipment across all disciplines.

Our staff and students work with the latest technologies ranging from sleep research equipment to virtual reality environments. And when it comes to learning spaces, our contemporary approach means there’s always somewhere inspiring for postgraduates and academics to catch up, debate and swap ideas.

The Doctoral Academy

For advice on progressing to a PhD, information about examinations and research degree regulations or assistance with ethical approval, LJMU’s Doctoral Academy is the one-stop-shop for postgraduate expertise.

All LJMU research students are assigned a dedicated supervisory team to support and guide them through their research and, when it comes to academic expertise, the Academy offers a research induction programme plus generic skills training sessions throughout the year.


Visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for a complete A-Z listing of the postgrad courses available at LJMU.

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