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What can I study?

Our course offerings cover a broad spectrum of Humanities, Science, Education, Sport and Performing Arts subjects. You can create your own personal programme by selecting up to four different courses from our course listings. With lots of subjects to choose from, you can start browsing to create your perfect study plan!

Subject areas

We cover a wide range of subjects taken from our Bachelor Degrees - choices are varied across the Fall and Spring Programmes - some subjects have several choices, others are limited to one choice. The following list gives an idea of the type of subjects on offer - please see the Course Lists for availability and individual course cetails:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Management or Marketing Management
  • Childhood and Youth, Sociology or Social Policy
  • Creative and Performing Arts - Music, Dance or Drama 
  • Criminology or Law
  • Disability Studies or SEN
  • Early Childhood or Education Studies
  • English Studies
  • Film and Visual Culture
  • Fine Art, Art and Design History or Design
  • Geography, Environmental Science or Tourism
  • History
  • Mathematics or Computer Science
  • Nutrition
  • Politics or International Relations
  • Psychology (limited avaiablility - please check)
  • Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
  • Sports Science Studies

Course Lists

For full details of what is available in each subject, see the link to our course lists below:

Apologies for the lack of information at this time. The listings should be here by May 2021!


Course levels

Liverpool Hope degrees are taught over three years and the courses you choose will be from Years One, Two or Three, sometimes referred to as Level C, I or H. 

  • Level C means it is a Year One course, you can think of this as a Freshman year course
  • Level I means it is a Year Two course, you can think of this as a Sophomore or Junior year course
  • Level H means it a Year Three course, you can think of this as a Senior year course



You will earn UK Credits while you study with us - the 12-week Programmes are each worth 60 UK credits and the Double and Full Year Programmes are worth 120 UK credits. See below for how our credits convert to your country's system.


European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

ECTS credits are a numerical value allocated to course units to describe the student workload required to complete them. 60 ECTS credits represent the workload for a full academic year of study and therefore 30 credits normally represent a half year.

The ECTS equivalent of a Study Abroad course at Liverpool Hope is usually calculated by dividing by 2 (1 ECTS credit = 2 Liverpool Hope credits)


US Credit Transfer 

US Credits tend to reflect the amount of contact hours in a class room with a professor. 24-30 US credits represent a full academic year of study and therefore 12-15 credits represent a half-year. This can vary by institution so please check with your Study Abroad Avisor to check how many credits you will gain from our Programmes. 

The US equivalent of a Study Abroad course at Liverpool Hope is usually calculated by dividing by 4 (1 US credit = 4 Liverpool Hope credits)