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How to apply

Most postgraduate applications should be made directly to Liverpool Hope University. Your application will be checked by our admissions team and will then be sent to the relevant School or Department for approval. We aim to respond to your application within two weeks.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for our Postgraduate degrees, you need to have a minimum of a Second-Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline awarded by a UK university, or an equivalent higher education qualification.

Full entry requirement details can be found on our Postgraduate Course A-Z

Applying for a Postgraduate Master’s Degree

To apply for a Postgraduate degree, you should complete the online form using the link below.

Before you complete the form you will need the following documents –

  • A scanned copy/photograph of your passport
  • A scanned copy/photograph of your academic qualifications
  • A scanned copy/photograph of your English Language/Proficiency qualification
  • A scanned copy/photograph of any previous UK Visa’s (if applicable)
  • Your references (must be dated within last 12 months)

Once you have submitted the online form you will need to send the documents to us by email.  You will see the email address when you submit your application form.

If you do not provide the required documents your application cannot be processed.

For February entry the deadline for the submission of your application form and the supporting documents is:

Students requiring a UK Visa – 2nd August 2024

Students not requiring a UK Visa – 23rd September 2024

Apply here

Applying for a PGCert Online Course

Please email the PLD Team for an application pack for the following PGCert online courses: 

Postgraduate Certificate in Education Leadership & Management 

Postgraduate Certificate in National Award for SEN Coordination

Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mentoring & Coaching

PLD Team

*Applicants who require a Visa to study in the UK need to complete Appendix 3, further details available here

Applying for an MA Social Work

If you are applying for the MA Social Work, you need to make your application through UCAS  UCAS Website

The UCAS number and abbreviated name for Liverpool Hope University are L46 and LHOPE. The course code for MA Social Work is L501.

Applying for a PGCE or School Direct Course

To apply for a Teacher Training course, you need to go to the Department of Education website.

Direction applications are not accepted for these courses.

Applying for a Professional Doctorate

If you are applying for the Education Doctorate (EdD), Social Work Doctorate (DSW) or Health & Social Care Doctorate (DHSC), then you should apply online.

When to apply

International October PG applications close on Friday 2nd August 2024 5.00 pm UK time

Home/EU* PG applications close on Friday 8th September 2023 5.00 pm UK time

*EU applicants who requires a visa to study, please refer to the International closing date.

We advise you to apply for a Postgraduate degree as early as possible. Liverpool Hope University has two main intakes a year for postgraduate study - January and October. Please note, not all programmes are available at each intake, please check individual postgraduate course pages for full details.