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Why study at LJMU?

Your university experience will be unique to you – shaped by your ambitions, needs and interests. It's our job to support you along the way and provide you with opportunities to get the most from this exciting time.

Here are just a handful of reasons why you should choose LJMU.

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The location is fantastic

Liverpool attracts students from far and wide. It boasts more galleries than any other city outside London, it has an unrivalled nightlife scene and hosts a range of exciting annual events.

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You'll learn from the experts

96% of our research is of international quality or better (Research Excellence Framework, 2014). Our research not only makes a real difference to society but it also greatly enhances the learning experience of our students.

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You’ll be spoiled for choice

With 200+ undergraduate courses to choose from, there's something to suit your interests and career goals. Whatever course you choose, we strive to ensure you receive high-quality, inspirational teaching.

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You'll learn beyond the lecture hall

We encourage our students to learn as much from experience as from traditional learning – that’s why we’ve created a range of go abroad programmes. You'll experience a different culture, gain skills, make new friends and enhance your CV.

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You’ll feel right at home

Wherever you’ve come from and wherever you’re planning to get to, you’ll fit right in at LJMU. There are plenty of opportunities to meet new people, have fun and broaden your outlook.

Life at LJMU

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We’ll prepare you for your career

Our programmes focus on student employability with industry-informed practical learning and opportunities for work placements. Our Careers Team can support you on your journey and help you land your dream job.

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Come to an Open Day

One of the best ways to help you decide where to study is to visit an Open Day. Liverpool John Moores University hosts a number of Open Days where you can hear from current students and lecturers about the courses that interest you. You’ll get a feel for what it’s like to study at LJMU.

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