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Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University has a history of 175 years and has developed a strong tradition of scholarship and research in key disciplines in that time. There are two main campuses: Hope Park which is situated in a green suburb of Liverpool and the Creative Campus which is located in Liverpool city centre and home to the creative and performing acts subjects.

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Liverpool Hope University

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Liverpool Hope University.

  • Rankings

    Liverpool Hope University has consistently been placed as the best university in the city in the Guardian League Tables and is in the top three in the North West region. It is also ranked in the top 25 for six subjects, with Computer Science being ranked at 8th in the country.

  • Employability

    The number of Liverpool Hope University graduates in employment or further education six months after graduating has risen to 98.1 per cent, putting it in second place in the UK and first in England for employability. The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey also showed that there has been a rise in graduates who have gone into professional-level employment or postgraduate study.

  • Fees

    All undergraduate students attending Liverpool Hope University from the UK pay a fee of £9,250 per year for their course. Liverpool Hope University determines the international tuition fee status in accordance with UK government legislation. Which rate you are charged depends on your nationality, your immigration status in the UK, where you have been living and what you have been doing prior to the start of your course. Assessments of fee status are carried out on an individual basis and take into account the circumstances of each applicant - you will be informed by an email from admissions

  • Bursaries

    In addition to a number of government bursaries that can be offered through the University, Liverpool Hope University also run scholarship schemes and student support funds. This is provided for students experiencing financial difficulty and can be applied for through the website.


Liverpool Hope University has halls of residence across three campuses: Hope Park, Creative Campus and Aigburth. There is a range to choose from, meaning undergraduates, postgraduates, PGCE students and international students should be able to find something that suits them. For some suggestions of private accommodation options, have a look at AFS’s page on Liverpool properties

Students' Union

Liverpool Hope University puts great focus on the utilising the Student’s Union as a base for an enriched student experience and healthy lifestyle. This can be fulfilled through joining extra-curricular clubs and societies which encourage students to meet new people and get to know one another. The Union also gives students the opportunity to network and form working partnerships and get involved with voluntary work.

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Liverpool Hope University Students' Union
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Famous for

Liverpool Hope University is the only university foundation in Europe where Catholic and Anglican colleges have come together to form an integrated, Christian foundation.


A new range of innovative courses at Liverpool Hope University for 2024 has recently been released. The degrees cover a number of different topics, from audience-please performing arts to cutting-edge biomedical science.

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"Liverpool feels like such a familiar city. It’s got the perfect mix of a hectic metropolitan city like London, combined with some of the simple comforts of your hometown".

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