Students on Liverpool's Albert Dock.

Why choose LJMU International Study Centre?

Find out why LJMU and the International Study Centre is the best choice for you.

Start your journey to career success

Liverpool is one of the most loved student cities in the UK, and is home to around 70,000 students. Students choose Liverpool for its vibrant city life, where you can visit theatres, restaurants, sports and music events - and much more. Studying at LJMU International Study Centre will give you a route to study a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at LJMU in a friendly, lively city. 

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University was founded in 1823, and has been teaching students for almost 200 years. Degrees at Liverpool John Moores University are founded on high-quality teaching and extensive links with employers, entrepreneurs and business leaders. 

As a student at LJMU you will benefit from expert teaching in top teaching and learning facilities. You will also enjoy an active and varied student life, where you can join many clubs, societies and sports teams.

Facilities include:

  • State-of-the-art science, technology and engineering laboratories
  • A forensic scene-of-crime lab
  • A 360° ship simulator
  • A mock courtroom
  • Clinical practice suites
  • Broadcast-quality TV and radio studios
  • Award-winning libraries

Why the International Study Centre?

If you are concerned you don’t have the required academic or English skills to gain a place at Liverpool John Moores University, we are here to help. The International Study Centre runs specialist programmes, which prepare international students for undergraduate and postgraduate study in the UK. Programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University, to ensure you gain the skills you need for university study.

Once you have successfully completed your preparation programme and met the progression criteria, you can begin your chosen university degree. In 2022, 90% of students who completed their preparation programme at the International Study Centre were offered a place to study at Liverpool John Moores University.

The International Study Centre is in the heart of Liverpool. It’s the perfect location to get the most out of your course, while also enjoying student life. By studying at the International Study Centre, you will be improving your future prospects.

Study Group is a private pathway provider to be accepted on to the Office for Students (OfS) Register of English higher education providers. This means we meet the OfS requirements for course quality, academic standards, student support and student protection, meaning International Study Centre students can now access the same range of benefits as students attending other UK public universities.

Liverpool's iconic skyline at night.

About the University

At Liverpool John Moores University you learn from experts in a supportive environment with excellent facilities.

Two students in Liverpool's Chinatown

Student life

With great facilities, expert teaching, and a variety of activities, Liverpool John Moores University has it all.

Two students in LJMU's accommodation.

Find a place to call home

Liverpool is an incredibly vibrant, welcoming and safe city with plenty of comfortable accommodation options.

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Great career prospects

Extensive links with employers, CareerSmart programme and CareerAhead help you become career ready.

A student using a petri dish.


We offer a range of programmes that will prepare you for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Liverpool John Moores University.