Information for international postgraduates 2017/18

Fees for postgraduate students

How much are your tuition fees?

Below you'll find information about tuition fees for international postgraduates. You'll also find details about how to pay your fees. Remember, if you are a former Liverpool John Moores University student, you could be entitled to a 20% tuition fee discount.

If you have any questions about tuition fees, please get in touch with one of our student advisors.


Please note, tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Type of programme Tuition fee

English Language Preparation Course (one semester)


Pre-sessional English Language validation courses

6-week course: £1,840
12-week course: £3,680
20-week course: £6,120

Laboratory-based (postgraduate)


Classroom based (postgraduate)



£12,360 (total course fee*)

MSc Engineering Programmes

£12,360 (total course fee*)

MSc Maritime Programmes

£11,330 (total course fee*)

Legal Practice Course

£11,700 (total course fee*)

*Total course fee assumes you do not have to undertake a period of repeat study, which would incur an additional charge 

Don’t forget your living costs

LJMU Alumni Award – 20% tuition fee discount

If you’re a former Liverpool John Moores University student, you could be eligible for a 20% discount on your postgraduate tuition fees. The fee reduction will apply automatically to eligible students. You do not need to apply.


  • You have successfully completed a degree programme from Liverpool John Moores University student
  • The Award can apply to either a taught masters of a research degree programme
  • You can either be paying your own fees or be in receipt of sponsorship (see Exclusions below)
  • The LJMU Alumni Award is open to students from the UK, EU or international students


  • PGC/DE (initial teacher education) programmes are excluded as fees are charged at an undergraduate rate
  • Students who receive a fee bursary for the following programmes will be excluded: MA Social Work, MSc Environmental Planning
  • CPD programmes are excluded
  • Liverpool John Moores University staff who are fully sponsored under the University’s Staff Development Policy will be excluded
  • Students in receipt of an LJMU Fee Scholarship will not be able to receive both awards and will be allocated the Award with the highest value

If you would like to find out more about the LJMU Alumni Award, please contact the Academic Registry team.

Contact Academic Registry

How can you pay your tuition fees?

You can either:

  • pay your tuition fees in full when you register
  • pay 50% of your tuition fees when you register and pay the rest in four months’ time

You can pay your tuition fees online, using Flywire.

Fees and Funding Guide 

More information

Your Fees and Funding Guide contains information about postgraduate tuitions fees and the type of funding support that might be available to you.

Read your Fees and Funding Guide
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