How prestigious is an online qualification from the University of Liverpool? 

The UK has an impressive international reputation when it comes to academia and continues to be a popular higher education destination of choice. Pursuing an online postgraduate qualification with the University of Liverpool gives you the flexibility to study from anywhere in the world and advance your career. In this blog post, we will discuss why an online postgraduate qualification from the University of Liverpool – the original red brick university and member of the Russell Group representing 24 leading UK universities – is well respected.  

World-class teaching and learning  

The University of Liverpool is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide and our ambition is to be recognised as a top 100 university by our 150th anniversary in 2031. We proudly provide students with a first-class teaching and learning experience which is reflected by our Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. We believe that throughout your study journey as an online student, our career-driven curriculum will help build skills that are sought after by employers.   

Powerful in research  

The University is a place of discovery and creativity, and our research collaborations extend worldwide. Results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 show 91% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent, and we ranked 19th in the UK for our research power. Our online programmes are international-focused and research-informed, as well as being delivered by subject experts and industry leaders.   

Gold standard accreditations  

Our world-class teaching and research are reflected in our online programmes and department accreditations. Our Management School is amongst an elite group of business schools to hold triple accreditation from each of the main international agencies AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Bodies including the Association for Project Management (APM); the Agency for Public Health Accreditation (APHEA); the British Psychological Society (BPS); and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, give their accreditation to online programmes in their discipline area.    

Collaborative environment 

With an online student body encompassing over a hundred countries, studying online allows you to build your professional network and meet like-minded peers from across the globe. The University of Liverpool learning experience is collaborative and supportive, not only between online students from many different backgrounds, but also in terms of academic support from module tutors who are experts in their field. What’s more, you will also receive non-academic support, including help developing study skills, from our Student Services Team.   

High-quality curriculum  

Our online postgraduate degrees are taught with the same standards as on-campus programmes, with no difference in the end qualification received. The Liverpool Curriculum Framework is embedded within all online programmes and is characterised by the University of Liverpool hallmarks of research-connected teaching, active learning and authentic assessment. These hallmarks have student understanding and engagement at their heart, making sure students are engaged in their learning whilst developing the knowledge and skills for their professional careers.   

I have decided to study at the University of Liverpool because it is among the best universities in the world. It has high teaching standards which help students learn many aspects of their selected field with high quality. 

Khalid Younis – Computer Science MSc  

Large global alumni network 

We are proud to say that over the past 20 years, more than 20,000 students have graduated from our online programmes and joined the same 270,000-strong alumni network as those from our on-campus programmes. Studying with the University of Liverpool gives you the unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of respected alumni, and our graduates pave the way for original and aspirational thinking.

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

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