University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Introduction

Introduction

The University of Liverpool is a world-class research university founded in 1881 and ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.* The University is one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation, and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities. Its pioneering reputation attracts students and faculty from around the world.

Since 2000, the University has delivered postgraduate education – fully online – to working professionals across the globe, enabling them to improve their career and make an impact in their communities. During this time, in partnership with Laureate Online Education, the University has grown to become one of Europe's largest providers of 100% online postgraduate degrees for working professionals.

Today around 8,000 students from over 160 countries are studying online for master’s, doctorates or one-year postgraduate certificates with the University of Liverpool. Another 10,000 have already graduated, joining the University’s thriving international alumni network of over 200,000 campus and online graduates.

*As listed in the International Handbook of Universities, published by the International Association of Universities (2014).

Top reasons to choose a University of Liverpool Online programme

Three key aspects make the University of Liverpool Online Programmes distinctive:

The University’s world-class reputation

  • ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*
  • a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research universities
  • holding school and programme accreditations from leading professional institutions such as AACSB, APHEA and BCS

A collaborative learning experience

  • an engaging, interactive and collaborative learning environment
  • direct feedback from faculty and peers, support from our dedicated support teams
  • knowledge and skills that you can use immediately for professional impact

A research-led, international approach

  • programmes that are designed to increase your critical thinking and research skills
  • international programme curricula with online students and faculty from over 160 countries
  • 100% online accessibility, allowing you to study from wherever you are

The University of Liverpool is a world-class research university with a rich heritage in academia and a global reputation for research-led innovation. Founded in 1881, the University is a member of the UK’s leading Russell Group and has been connecting working professionals around the world in an innovative online classroom since 2000.

Today, the University offers a suite of fully online master’s and doctoral degree programmes, providing working professionals with the flexibility to study from around the world – without interrupting their career. Connecting with each other in an international and interactive learning environment, students can gain knowledge, skills and insights to help them achieve their career goals and increase their professional impact.

Around 8,000 people are currently studying online with the University and another 10,000 have already graduated. Join them to build your international knowledge and network and gain a degree you can be proud of!

*As listed in the International Handbook of Universities, published by the International Association of Universities (2014).

Study from wherever you are…

Study from wherever you are. Graduate from a world-class university with a global reputation and approach. All the University’s online degree programmes are available from start to finish online. You can access the virtual classroom from your home, from your office, while travelling – wherever and whenever you have an internet connection.

Online study with the University puts you in charge of your studies. You can study anywhere, anytime and even take a break between programme modules.

How does online study work?

All the University of Liverpool's online master’s and doctoral programmes are accessible 100% via the internet, giving career professionals access to a level of higher education that may otherwise be out of reach because of work or family responsibilities.

As an online student with the University of Liverpool you will have:

  • A classroom that is always open
  • Direct feedback from faculty and peers
  • Interaction online with fellow students

All course modules are delivered online one at a time, so you can get explore each subject in depth.

In completing your assignments, you can interact with instructors and classmates from wherever you are, fitting your studies in around your professional schedule.

The online learning environment is highly collaborative. You can expect to be visiting the online classroom most days, engaging in written discussions on real-world issues, exchanging best practice and giving thoughtful feedback on fellow students’ comments. Faculty instructors facilitate the discussions and give individual feedback on assignments.

We aim to compose each individual study group from a student body representing a wide variety of experience, so that feedback from classmates is stimulating and inspiring, providing both specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

Admission

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.

You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:

  • Work experience. You may be expected to have a minimum amount of relevant working experience.
  • Educational qualifications. This will usually be a bachelor’s or master’s degree, depending on the programme for which you are applying; vocational and professional qualifications can also count
  • A good standard of written English. If English is not your native language, you will be asked to demonstrate a particular level of English proficiency

The University believes in treating applicants as individuals and in making offers which are appropriate to their personal circumstances and background. For this reason, admissions staff may take into account a range of factors, both academic and non-academic, in assessing applicants’ merit and potential.

Your work or professional experience is important. If you are successfully admitted to a University of Liverpool online programme, you will draw on your professional experience in order to complete assignments and participate fully in the online classroom. In return, you will gain practical knowledge, skills and insights into best practices that you can apply immediately in your work.

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MBA

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

The overall aim of our MBA programme is to provide you with a comprehensive education and postgraduate qualification in all aspects of management. [+]

Equip yourself with the strategic knowledge and skills you need to lead the way in today’s disruptive business world. With the Liverpool Online MBA, you can continue meeting your business targets while you study digitally with a world-class university and gain the power to innovate and lead. You’ll have the opportunity to build new connections as you interact with international faculty members and business professionals – exchanging insights, discovering solutions to real-world business issues, and testing out new ideas in the workplace. Explore your leadership style as you learn with the Russell Group university that’s been connecting business professionals in a 100% online MBA classroom since 2001.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Big Data Analytics

Online Part time 58  August 2018 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Big Data Analytics is designed to provide you with the skills to capitalise on the potential of big data and analytics to transform business decision-making and planning. [+]

Unlock the potential of big data to transform business decision-making and planning with this fully online MSc in Big Data Analytics. Develop specialist expertise in a sought-after field as you interact with international IT professionals across a cloud-based server platform, exploring the latest advances, including computer visualisation, distributed and replicated storage, and software-based networking. Graduate with the confidence and ability to deploy data-driven solutions for competitive advantage.

Admission

General admission criteria

In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes. ... [-]


MSc in Corporate Finance

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

This Master of Science in Corporate Finance programme provides the knowledge, skills and insights that will enable you to operate at the higher-levels of corporate finance and the capital markets. [+]

Gain an in-depth understanding of corporate finance and capital markets, focusing on the latest trends and practices. This fully online MSc programme is designed to put you ahead of the curve and equip you to have an immediate impact in your organisation.

The focus is both international and forward-looking. You will learn the requirements of companies and organisations around the world, while gaining real-time knowledge of topical issues in financial analysis and reporting. Modules include Entrepreneurial Finance and International Financial Reporting and Analysis.

The online MSc in Corporate Finance programme is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Cyber Security

Online Part time 58  Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Cyber Security is a specialist qualification in one of the most essential and in-demand areas of IT. This programme offers you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of the theory and techniques of contemporary cyber security, and how to apply these in response to real-world business problems. [+]

Gain the knowledge, confidence and credentials to protect organisations against cyber security threats with this fully online MSc in Cyber Security. Build your specialist expertise in this in-demand area as you interact with fellow professionals across a cloud-based server platform, exchanging best practice and developing new responses to critical business issues – ready to test out in your workplace. This master’s combines advanced cyber security theory with practical application in a commercial context.

As organisations become increasingly concerned about their vulnerability to cyber attacks, you can put yourself in a position to flourish by deepening your knowledge of the theories and strategies that underpin cyber security. This master’s is 100% online, giving you the chance to interact with like-minded professionals around the world, without giving up your job. You will have the opportunity to share insights, collaborate on projects, exchange experiences and discuss best practice from across different IT/IS environments globally, through discussion forums, seminars, case studies, and skills-based assignments. You will also have the chance to:... [-]


MSc in Human Resource Management

Online Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Designed for those looking to establish or build upon a successful career in Human Resource Management, this 100% online MSc reflects the evolution of HR from a process-driven business function to strategic organisational partner. [+]

Designed for those looking to establish or build upon a successful career in human resource (HR) management, this 100% online MSc reflects the evolution of HR from a process-driven business function to strategic organisational partner. Continue in your current job as you study contemporary content based upon current HR trends aimed at equipping you with the skills, understanding and confidence to succeed in a variety of roles relating to human capital whether in HR, training or performance management.

The MSc in Human Resource Management is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Information Systems Management

Online Part time 58  November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The University of Liverpool Online MSc in Information Systems Management is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to drive growth, innovation and change within organisations, by leveraging the power of technology. [+]

Learn to leverage the power of technology to build competitive advantage in businesses and to drive innovation and growth in organisations around the globe. Study in a 100% online environment as you access data sets and software, and conduct simulations through a cloud-based server platform that mirrors real-life. You’ll connect and interact with like-minded international professionals, increasing your strategic knowledge and skills as you learn the latest trends in information systems management and gain knowledge you can apply immediately. This master’s allows you to tailor your learning to suit your career, choosing two elective modules from a wide range of modules – including cyber security and big data analytics. ... [-]


MSc in Information Technology (IT)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The overall aim of our MSc in IT programme is to enable you to develop your theoretical knowledge of Computer Science, and your practical problem-solving and analytical skills, while your formalise [+]

Equip yourself with advanced IT management knowledge and skills with this fully online master’s degree – accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Learn the latest trends in IT and customise your degree to fit your career aspirations as you connect across the globe with a diverse cohort of international IT professionals. You will work independently and in groups to research, design and implement creative solutions to IT issues, and will be exposed to cutting-edge IT knowledge and global best practices. Choose from a wide range of elective modules including Big Data, Social Computing and People, Technology and Management.

* Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.... [-]


MSc in International Accounting and Finance (International Financial Reporting)

Online Part time 3 - 4  Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

The fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in International Financial Reporting is for accounting professionals looking to develop the highly specialised reporting and analysis skills that global organisations require. You will learn how to apply International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and evaluate [+]

The fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in International Financial Reporting is for accounting professionals looking to develop the highly specialised reporting and analysis skills that global organisations require. You will learn how to apply International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and evaluate both short-term and long-term effects on an organisation’s financial performance. Specialised modules include Advanced International Financial Reporting and Analysis and a choice between Accounting Information Systems and Technology or Financial Analysis and Valuation.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in International Accounting and Finance (Strategic Finance Practice)

Online Part time 3 - 4  Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice teaches financial management through applied practice within the corporate financial environment and financial markets. You should graduate from this [+]

The MSc in International Accounting and Finance with a specialisation in Strategic Finance Practice is designed to equip students as financial decision-makers in global organisations. It provides an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of international finance and accounting principles as well as a balance of strategic and tactical management skills. The programme looks at treasury management, capital structure, and market theory, and how these strategic financial practices tie in with core accounting competencies. Elective modules include International Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Ethics, and Entrepreneurial Finance.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

This 100% online MSc in Management has been designed to provide you with the skills required to make a tangible difference to your own performance as a manager and leader in any organisation. Access the University of Liverpool’s AACSB accredited Management School, and study as part of a global classroom as you develop critical and analytical thinking skills, study current business trends and learn to become a decisive professional, capable of thriving in a range of sectors amid today’s global economy. [+]

This 100% online MSc in Management has been designed to provide you with the skills required to make a tangible difference to your own performance as a manager and leader in any organisation. Study as part of a global classroom as you develop critical and analytical thinking skills, study current business trends and learn to become a decisive professional, capable of thriving in a range of sectors in today’s global economy. Tailor your degree to your career by choosing from a range of elective modules including Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Organisational Design and Change.

The MSc in Management programme is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Management (Oil & Gas)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Choose the fully online MSc in Management with a specialised track in Oil & Gas to gain a systematic understanding of the theory and practice of general management, and the elementary economic patterns of the oil and gas industry in the context of today’s global economy. [+]

Choose the fully online MSc in Management with a specialised track in Oil & Gas to gain a systematic understanding of the theory and practice of general management, and the fundamental economic patterns of the oil and gas industry in the context of today’s global economy. The programme will give you a sound theoretical grounding in a broad range of business and management issues and help you develop a range of analytical, professional and personal skills needed for leadership in the energy sector. Modules include Oil and Gas Management, and Management of Energy, and a choice of elective modules including International Business, and Management of Strategic Operations. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Marketing

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Based upon the latest industry trends, this 100% online MSc in Marketing has been designed to provide the skills, insights [+]

Based upon the latest industry trends, this 100% online MSc in Marketing has been designed to provide the skills, insights and understanding required for a successful career in today’s digitally focused world of marketing. Familiarise yourself with financial and statistical software used in marketing management as you study alongside international peers from a range of backgrounds and cultures before applying your learning directly in your career. Promoting critical thinking and analysis, this programme will advance your skills set, and hone your ability as a marketing manager or practitioner. Modules include Data-Driven Marketing Research and Analysis, and Integrated Marketing Communications.... [-]


MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Equip yourself for senior management positions as an operations, logistic and supply chain strategist of the future with this globally oriented fully online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Connect with fellow professionals [+]

Equip yourself as an operations, logistics and supply chain strategist with the knowledge and skills to help businesses achieve their goals with this CIPS-accredited,* fully online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Connect with fellow professionals around the globe as you increase your specific ops & supply chain knowledge and learn how general management concepts relate to this field. Designed with input from industry experts and employers, the programme has a business focus, blending theory and practice, and covering up-to-date developments across a variety of sectors.

This highly international MSc is one of the first fully online master’s to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). CIPS accreditation is a globally recognised credential. Upon graduating, students are automatically eligible to apply to join CIPS’ worldwide network of 115,000 procurement and supply professionals.... [-]


MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Oil & Gas)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Choose the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to fundamentally grasp the economic nature and structure of the oil, gas and energy sectors and explore the intricacies associated with sourcing energy, energy distribution, and sustaining energy supply chains. [+]

Choose the CIPS-accredited,* fully online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to fundamentally grasp the economic nature and structure of the oil, gas and energy sectors and explore the intricacies associated with sourcing energy, energy distribution, and sustaining energy supply chains. This specialisation offers a theoretical and practical examination of the factors necessary for effective operations and supply management in today’s global and highly competitive markets. Modules include Strategic Operations Management, Oil and Gas Management, and Management of Energy.

This highly international MSc is one of the first fully online master’s to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). CIPS accreditation is a globally recognised credential. Upon graduating, students are automatically eligible to apply to join CIPS’ worldwide network of 115,000 procurement and supply professionals.... [-]


MSc in Organisational and Business Psychology

Online Part time 3 - 4  Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects as an expert and strategist for organisational improvement – an area of growing demand internationally – or prepare yourself for doctoral degree success with this fully online masters in organisational and business [+]

Enhance your expertise as a strategist for organisational improvement – an area of growing demand internationally – or prepare yourself for doctoral research with this fully online master’s in organisational and business psychology from a world-class UK University. The programme builds on your work experience, without requiring an undergraduate degree in psychology, balancing practical and research skills and connecting you with a diverse range of working professionals in a dynamic online classroom. Gain the knowledge, skills and cultural sensitivity required to apply psychology as a tool for organisational success and individual wellbeing in workplaces across the globe.*

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MSc in Project Management

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The MSc in Project Management provides the skills necessary to lead and deliver advanced and effective project management, along with a valuable academic qualification. It does .... [+]

Continue in your career as you gain the skills to become a highly effective project leader with our fully online MSc in Project Management. Benefit from a flexible approach to learning and from contact with experienced faculty as you apply critical thinking and key concepts from the programme directly in your career. Designed by experienced academics and practitioners, this programme is designed to equip you with the very latest industry theory and practice. Modules include Planning for Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity, and Leading and Managing Project Teams.

The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). In addition, the online MSc in Project Management is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Project Management (Construction & Infrastructure)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

The MSc in Project Management (Construction & Infrastructure Specialisation) is designed to give students an understanding of the theory and practice of all fundamental project management disciplines and phases. [+]

Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage large-scale construction and complex public infrastructure development projects with this fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Construction and Infrastructure. You will explore project management implications associated with the technical, organisational, financial, and governmental aspects of large projects and the changing external context. Modules include Leading and Managing Project Teams, Project Management in Construction, and Integrated Infrastructure Project Management.

The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).... [-]


MSc in Project Management (Information Technology)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Advance your career as an expert leader of complex IT projects with this fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Information Technology. Focusing on real-world contemporary information systems applications, this degree will [+]

Advance your expertise as a leader of complex IT projects with this fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Information Technology. Focusing on real-world contemporary information systems applications, this degree will provide you with both a theoretical framework for successful management of modern Information Systems/Information Technology projects and the tools and techniques for implementation. You will gain sought-after knowledge and skills on all aspects of IS/IT project management from technology development cycles, architecture awareness, to management of virtual teams in globally distributed (onshore/offshore) environments, and on negotiating and managing change in complex, culturally diverse business environments.... [-]


MSc in Project Management (Oil & Gas)

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that are [+]

Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that can be applied globally in every sector. Modules include Sustainable Programme and Portfolio Management, Oil and Gas Management, and Management of Energy.

The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

This online MSc in Project Management programme is offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


MSc in Psychology

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Open up new career prospects with a fully online masters that takes a cross-cultural, international approach, providing you with a solid foundation in psychology – without the rigid requirement to have psychology as an undergraduate degree. [+]

Explore human behaviour, gaining knowledge and skills for a range of career paths with this fully online MSc in Psychology from a world-class UK university. Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS),* this master’s is designed for people without a bachelor’s degree in psychology. The programme takes a cross-cultural, international approach, offering students the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in psychology for use in careers from marketing and sales to education and community relations – across the globe. You can also undertake the master’s in preparation for a doctoral degree or as a step on the way to establishing a counselling practice.**

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MSc in Software Engineering

Online Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Equip yourself for success in software – one of the fastest growing areas of IT – with this fully online masters degree. Benefit from a balanced approach covering both general management in an IT context and specific software- and [+]

Equip yourself for success in software – one of the fastest growing areas of IT – with this fully online master’s degree. Benefit from a balanced approach covering both general management in an IT context and specific software and IT-related knowledge as you interact with international IT professionals in a dynamic online environment. Choose from elective modules that include Cloud Computing, Social Computing and Big Data. This programme is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, which 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.*

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Master

MSc in International Accounting and Finance

Online Full time 3 - 4  Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire [+]

Gain advanced skills for your career with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire the strategic and tactical accounting and management skills needed to measure performance and assure that financial goals are met. Set in the context of a global organisation, the online MSc aims to develop you as an informed decision-maker who understands the dynamics of emerging markets and can assess the accounting approaches best suited to position a global organisation for long-term success.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


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