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LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY - [LJMU], LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - ADMISSION

Liverpool, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1823Established Year
  18752Enrollment

Liverpool John Moores University 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Liverpool John Moores University is a family of 20,772 students including 3224 international students, and 1324 academic staff at present. This University offers courses in 27 subjects for undergraduate and graduate programs including Engineering, Business, Management and Marketing, Health and Nutrition, and Biological Sciences as its most popular courses.

  • Applicants can start submitting their application to UCAS from September 1st for entry in September of the following year
  • The final application deadline for international aspirants is 30th June 2020
  • If the student has missed the admission deadline they can still be done through UCAS Clearing
  • LJMU offers scholarships to international students enrolling at the University every September
  • Eligible aspirants are offered a scholarship of GBP3,000 during the first year of their study at LJMU and a partial tuition fee discount of GBP1,000 for each additional year of study
  • No separate application form is required for the “International Achievement Scholarship”. If the student is eligible, LJMU will send an update of the applicant’s scholarship status in their unconditional offer letter.
  • Sports scholarships are also provided by this University
  • Personal statements are an important part of the application for admission where students need to mention their skills, interests, hobbies, and the reason stating why they want to study the course.
  • Any work experience or voluntary work can be mentioned with the application and aspirants should mention what they learned from it and how they enjoyed it

Highlights

Application portalOnline application system
Application fee (non-refundable)GBP20 (single choice)
GBP25 (double choice)
Minimum SAT score1200 (Reasoning)
600 (Three SAT subject tests)
Minimum ACT score26
Minimum AP score3 (Three AP exams)
Academic CalendarSemester based
Intake monthSeptember
Financial aidScholarships are available
Work experienceFor some graduate programs

Liverpool John Moores University Application deadlines

Students need to submit their applications by the deadlines mentioned below. If the student has missed the admission deadline they can still be done through UCAS Clearing.

Undergraduate courses:

  • For courses like medicine, veterinary or dentistry, the application deadline is 21st September 2020 for 2021 entry
  • For the other courses, the deadline is 15th January 2021 for the 2021 entry

Liverpool John Moores University International Admissions

Liverpool John Moores University accepts international students from all over the globe. The students are required to complete their applications by the given deadlines, meet the eligibility criteria set by the University, submit the documents required while applying, and provide the proof of financial support for a year to be admitted to this university.

The application procedure is nearly the same as that of the domestic students but some extra requirements need to be met for successfully applying for admission at this University.

Application portal: Students need to register themselves on the UCAS website and apply for LJMU.

Application fee (non-refundable): GBP 20 (single choice) and GBP 25 (double choice)

Admission requirements: These requirements enlisted needs to be met by the applicant for successfully applying for admission at this University:

  • Previous qualifications- secondary education onwards
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Mention work experience (if any)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency by sending in TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, Language Cert ESOL, Pearson Versant English Placement Test scores.
  • Official SAT, ACT or AP exam score reports

English Proficiency Test scores for international students

The international applicants need to submit scores of test scores like TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, ACT, or SAT as a proof of English Language Proficiency. The following minimum requirements need to be met by the student to be eligible for admission at LJMU:

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL-IBT78
IELTS6.0(overall) and 5.5 (in each component)
PTE academic57
Cambridge CPEGrade C
Cambridge CAEGrade C or Minimum of 169 with no skill less than 162
Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level IVThe applicant has to pass in all skills
Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level IIIThe applicant has to pass in all skills
Duolingo English Test100-109 (if IELTS 6.0- minimum 5.5)
110-119(if IELTS 6.5- minimum 6.0)
Language CertTo be confirmed
NCUK English Language TestPassword score of 6.0
West African Examination Council Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)C6
ACT26
SAT1200

Visa process for international students

As soon as you have received the offer letter, you need a visa for entry into Britain. To find more information regarding student visa for the UK you need to contact the Entry Clearance Office at the British Embassy, British High Commission, or Consular Office in your own country. The visa application process usually takes a long time, so the applicants are advised to take this action as soon as possible.

The applicant, in order to receive the entry visa, needs to visit the British Embassy or High Commission in their own country. The original documents which need to be presented at the Embassy are as follows:

  • Passport
  • A valid CAS(Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) from LJMU
  • Proof of financial support for the program
  • Two recent passport size photos of the applicant are required to be submitted
  • All educational diplomas and certificates as mentioned in the CAS
  • Declaration of intent to return home after completion of studies at LJMU

Liverpool John Moores University Undergraduate admissions

LJMU offers courses in 27 subjects for undergraduate programs including Engineering, Business, Management and Marketing, Health and Nutrition, and Biological Sciences as its most popular courses.

Application portal: Students need to register themselves on the UCAS website and apply for LJMU.

Application fee (non-refundable): GBP20 (single choice) and GBP25(double choice)

Admission requirements: These requirements enlisted needs to be met by the applicant for successfully applying for admission at LJMU:

  • Previous qualifications- secondary education onwards
  • Personal statements are an important part of the application for admission where students need to mention their skills, interests, hobbies, and the reason stating why they want to study the course.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, adviser, or professional who knows you academically.
  • Mention employment history (if any)
  • ACT/SAT scores

Liverpool John Moores University Graduate admissions

LJMU offers postgraduate degrees for subjects such as Engineering, Business, Management and Marketing, Health and Nutrition, Social Science, Built Environment, Policing, Biological Sciences, and Law as their most popular courses. Students applying need to have a minimum CGPA[16] of 2.5/4.0 (Equivalent to 2:2) or 3.0/4.0 (Equivalent to 2:1).

Admission requirements: The requirements mentioned below need to be met for applying at LJMU for postgraduate admission:

  • Details of qualifications from previously attended institutions including course dates and grades
  • Relevant skills and work experiences details
  • Pre-written personal statement or research proposal
  • Passport details or international agent number (Only for international students)
  • Proof of English language proficiency by submitting test scores like TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, PTE, etc.

After receiving the application form for undergraduate and graduate programs the following will occur:

  1. The applicant will receive a confirmation of receipt via email
  2. A second email containing faculty contact numbers and the unique reference number will be sent
  3. The application will be reviewed and an initial discussion will be made by LJMU as soon as possible
  4. If the application is successful, the university will be contacting the student directly requesting further proof of qualifications and reference

Given below are the specific requirements for some of the popular graduate programs offered by the Liverpool John Moores University:

RequirementsMBABiomedical SciencesComputer & Information systemsCivil EngineeringMaster of Laws (LLM)
Study modePart-time (2 years)Full time (1 year)
Part-time (2 years)
Full time (1 year)Full time (1 year)
Part-time (2 years)
Full time (1 year)
Part-time (2 years)
Minimum credits2:2 honors degree2.1 BSc. honors degree in Biomedical Sc or any Biological science degreeGood honors degree in computing or a computing-related subject2:2 in civil, structural, or another type of engineering2:2 in Law, Criminal Justice, Finance, Politics, Banking or Accounting
TranscriptsRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
Accepted test scoresIELTS, Pearson, RPLIELTSIELTS, RPLIELTS, Pearson, RPLIELTS, Pearson, RPL
Personal StatementRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
Work ExperienceRequired (2+ years)RequiredNot requiredRequiredNot required
Professional CV/ResumeNot requiredNot requiredNot requiredNot requiredNot required
ReferencesRequired (2)Not requiredNot requiredNot requiredNot required
Admission interviewMandatoryBy invitation onlyBy invitation onlyBy invitation onlyBy invitation only

Moreover, the university mainly considers the personal statement written by the applicant which is an opportunity for the applicants to tell the university about themselves. Through this, the students will get a chance to convince LJMU why they want to study the course of their choice. Students can track their applications via UCAS Track.

If students require any help filling the online application form, they need to contact UCAS directly at +44 330 3330 230 between 8:30-18:00 (GMT) from Monday to Friday.

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