Application Checklist


If you have not yet made an application for postgraduate study, please visit the University of Liverpool website which will you guide you through the application process at

The majority of postgraduate applications require the following documents in order for the Admissions Team to make a decision on your application. Please include all of these items when you apply to avoid any delays to the application process.

University Transcript

Include the transcript from your current or previous institution with your application. The transcript details your full module results to date and helps the Admissions Team assess your application.

Two Academic References

Most programmes require two academic references at the application stage. If you are not able to obtain two academic references please contact the Admissions Team for advice. Some programmes may require a current employer reference such as Masters in Business Administration. The Admissions Team will contact you if they are needed to complete your application.

English Language Qualification

All students applying to the University of Liverpool must demonstrate that they are competent in the use of the English language and satisfy the University's requirements. The list of english language qualifications deemed acceptable for entry can be found at

Personal Statement

All applications should contain a personal statement that demonstrates a passion and commitment to the programme you wish to study.

Research Proposal

Applicants applying for postgraduate research programmes should include a research proposal as part of their application.