Leading the way in online education

The University of Liverpool has been home to bold thinkers leading the way since 1881. We are the original ‘redbrick’ University, dedicated to world-leading research and with a strategic ambition to be recognised as a global top 100 university in time for our 150th anniversary in 2031. In this blog post, discover how the University of Liverpool is keeping at the forefront of online study. 

Pioneers in online learning since 2000

Since online programmes launched two decades ago, more than 20,000 students from over 170 countries have completed their studies with us, joining the 270,000-strong alumni network who have studied our on-campus programmes. Fast-forward to today, and we remain as passionate as ever about helping online students to stand out from the crowd and realise their ambitions.

High quality curriculum framework 

The Liverpool Curriculum Framework is embedded in all online programmes. The curriculum is characterised by the three Liverpool Hallmarks of research-connected teaching, active learning and authentic assessment. Alongside developing academic knowledge, skills and understanding, online students are supported to build the graduate attributes of digital fluency, confidence and global citizenship. 

Research that informs our programmes 

The University of Liverpool is proud to push the boundaries of discovery and has over 1,300 research collaborations that span across the world. What’s more, we are ranked 19th in the UK for our research power and 91% of our research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021). Our online programmes are aligned with this research focus and are developed by industry experts with the professional advancement of students in mind.  

Collaborative online learning experience 

Our online programmes provide an international education on-demand. Academic resources can be easily accessed through the virtual learning environment at any time. The platform contains a comprehensive library of ebooks and journals, as well as interactive study materials and discussion forums to engage with peers across the globe. Read our blog post from the ‘online learning’ series to explore how the University is committed to providing an enriching learning experience for online students. 

From digital marketing to healthcare leadership, and cyber security, we have a wide range of postgraduate programmes to suit all interests. Find out more in each subject area below: 

Respected Russell Group status 

As a Russell Group member, the University is consistently ranked among the top UK institutions for academic excellence. Our online programmes are designed to be studied remotely on a part-time basis so you can enjoy the prestigious University of Liverpool experience, from wherever you are in the world, and around your personal and professional commitments.  

Gold-standard teaching and learning

The University of Liverpool prides itself on teaching, learning, and student support, which is reflected in the 2023 Gold rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award also recognises excellent student experiences and reflects the range of innovation, research and professional practice across courses and subjects.  

We are proud to be #leadingtheway in online education. Take the next steps today with the University of Liverpool. 

To find out which online programmes we offer, visit the  subjects section of our website.  Alternatively, contact our friendly Admissions Team to find out how the University of Liverpool can help you achieve your ambitions. 

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