Fully recognised online postgraduate degrees

Study 100% online and graduate directly from the University of Liverpool – a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities and authorised since 1903 by Royal Charter to award degrees.

Your degree will have the same validity and credibility as the equivalent degree awarded to a graduate who studied on campus. This applies whether you choose an online postgraduate certificate, masters or doctoral programme.

You can have confidence in the University of Liverpool’s quality and standards – as confirmed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)– the organisation that monitors and advises on quality and standards in UK higher education – in its 2015 review.

International accreditation


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Management School – AACSB Accreditation

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of only 5% of business schools worldwide with AACSB Accreditation from AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This accreditation covers all of the University’s campus and online management programmes. View our 100% online management programmes.

MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management

The fully online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). The programme is also covered by the Management School’s AACSB Accreditation.

Public Health programme accreditation

The online Master of Public Health (MPH), including the International Public Health and Management of Health Systems specialisations, is accredited by APHEA, the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation. View our fully online public health degrees.

IT programme accreditation

BCS Educational Affiliate logo The University of Liverpool’s online MSc in Information Technology and online MSc in Software Engineering are accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. A mark of quality assurance, accreditation demonstrates that a degree meets the standards set by BCS. The University was the first institution to receive BCS Accreditation for an online IT programme. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by countries that are signatories to international accords. An accredited degree entitles you to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. View our fully online IT programmes.

PMI Registered Education Provider

PMI Registered Education Provider (REP)The University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). View the online MSc in Project Management.


The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

World rankings

The University of Liverpool consistently ranks in the top 200 universities worldwide in the main university league tables:

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