Students - postgraduate study

Get the future you want

With world-leading expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and the warmest of welcomes, it's no wonder so many postgraduates choose LJMU.

Some use postgraduate study to move up the career ladder, others to change direction and many simply to update their skills or enhance their knowledge. 


Excellent career prospects

LJMU postgraduates are involved in worthwhile and exciting projects, developing new ideas and ground-breaking approaches to 21st century challenges. Our strong business links, first class facilities and practice-based teaching ensure that an impressive 96%* of our postgraduates are in work or further study six months after graduation.

Great earning potential

When it comes to reaching their career potential, our postgraduate taught students earn an average £6,000** more than undergraduates. Research students, on the other hand, often earn £20,000 more than their undergraduate counterparts. And if you want to set up on your own, LJMU is ranked in the top 25 UK universities for graduate business start-ups.

First class support

Throughout the University we have a real commitment to support, be that helping you to arrange funding or improving your academic writing. As well as access to your Personal Tutor or Supervisor, you will benefit from our excellent study skills workshops offering assistance with everything from statistics to IT skills.

Our flexible study options mean you can fit your education around your career, family and caring obligations. And our Student Advice and Wellbeing team are there to assist with a whole range of issues from finance and accommodation to career planning.

*HESA 2017
**Prospects June 2017

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Staff here are really helpful and always available to talk to you.

Lee Schwarz -
MSc Maritime Operations Management

Taught or research?

Once you've decided to study at postgraduate level you need to choose between taught and research opportunities. To help you find the right option, take a look at our choosing the right course page.

Contact us

Get in touch using our online form or call +44 (0) 151 231 5090.

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