Founded in 1823, LJMU is ranked in the top 500 higher education institutions in the world* and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers with over 96%** in work or further study six months after graduation.
LJMU is a leading research institution and 96% of the research submitted for the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) was considered of international quality or better.
A world-class location Liverpool has something for everyone; this former European Capital of Culture and UNESCO World Heritage Site offers the warmest of welcomes to all visitors and is known for its rich multi-cultural heritage.
A postgraduate qualification from LJMU can help you to:
enter your profession at a more senior level
enjoy a higher starting salary
earn up to 21% more per year than those with an undergraduate degree (Department of Education graduate earning figures 2018)
change direction from your undergraduate studies
explore your subject in greater depth.
We offer a range of taught programmes across our five faculties leading to the following qualifications: PGCE, PGDE, MA, MBA, MSc and MRes.
Supervision is available in all faculties for PhD study and we offer Professional Doctorates for those who want to research and develop their professional practice at doctorate level.
The Doctoral Academy has all the information research students need to succeed, be that advice on progressing to a PhD or information about examinations, regulations or ethical approval.
We are constantly improving and upgrading our facilities to offer the best possible student experience and provide the best environment for teaching, learning and research. As well as developments to our existing sites, we are adding a five storey Student Life Building and a two storey Sports Building to our new Copperas Hill base. This site will link together our City and Pount pleasant campuses, providing a fantastic hub for student services.
During your studies
With extensive opening hours and significant online content, our libraries enable you to study at a time that’s most convenient for you. Our electronic catalogue, professional journals and print collections have all you need to complete your qualification and keep up-to-date with the latest developments.
As a student of LJMU you will also benefit from:
a personal tutor/supervisor
personal development planning in every course
designated accommodation for postgraduate students
free study skills courses and workshops
free academic English courses for non-native English-speaking students
a spiritual support team, multi-faith prayer rooms and free counselling service
the opportunity to forge links with key employers and industry relevant organisations
LJMU has an excellent reputation for career progression with over 96%** of postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. We have excellent links with employers on a local, national and international level and our Careers Team ensure that students are fully prepared for the world of work when they move on from education.
* THE World University Ranking 2020/21
** Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA) 2018
Liverpool John Moores University
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