Apply to study online in just 5 steps

How to apply


Check the entry requirements, start dates, fees and financing options


Download the ‘how to apply’ guide and start the application


Submit supporting documents


Await Board of Admissions decision


Confirm your place and choose a payment plan

Online application process -
a personalised approach

Our students come from a variety of different backgrounds, which is why we treat each applicant as an individual. Our online application form guides you through a series of steps designed to help us get to know you, and determine whether you would be a good fit for your chosen programme.

Our team of Enrolment Advisors is on hand to help you at any stage of the application process, whether you need advice on choosing a programme that fits your interests and career goals, or you need help answering a question on the form.

Download the  'How to Apply' guide

  • Each of our online programmes has specific entry requirements which you will find on the relevant programme page on this website. In your application you need to demonstrate that you meet these criteria.
  • Please choose your preferred start date. We recommend you submit your application at least one month prior to your preferred start date so that we have enough time to process your application.
  • You will find information about payment plans and possible funding sources, as well as the tuition fees* for your programme on the Fees and funding tab of the programme page.

*Be aware that there is a separate, non-refundable application fee.

You will be asked to provide information about your academic background and work experience, as well as your motivations for studying online. You can find out everything you need to know about the application process in our handy ‘how to apply’ guide, read through it to make sure you have all your documents ready.

When you’re ready to start your application, you will be redirected to our secure application site to create an online application account.

You need to upload copies of supporting documents. These include identification, academic certificates and transcripts. You can find out more about the supporting documents in our application guide that is available under step two. An Enrolment Advisor may contact you by phone or email if we need additional information from you.

The Board of Admissions will evaluate your application and decide whether to offer you a place as an online student on your chosen programme. The Board assesses each application individually, taking into account your background, qualifications and on-the-job experience

The final step before becoming a University of Liverpool online student is selecting a payment plan and confirming that you wish to study online with us.




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