Study online from China

Join a world-class UK university

Consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide1 and a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities, the University of Liverpool offers ambitious working professionals the opportunity to advance their career by earning a postgraduate degree while they work. The 100% master’s, doctoral and postgraduate programmes are ideal for professionals who want to broaden their global knowledge and earn a widely recognised degree from a leading research-led international university. Each degree programme is highly collaborative, connecting professionals from across the globe, and leading to increased professional impact.

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Choose the degree that fits your career

Open up new opportunities in your career in China and abroad. The University of Liverpool offers you a highly collaborative experience as you study with fellow professionals from around the world. Each degree programme is 100% online with a flexible format that allows you to be online at any time that suits you. You will have the opportunity to make new professional contacts and gain practical knowledge and strategies that you can use immediately in your work.

The University of Liverpool online student experience

The University’s highly interactive master’s, doctoral and shorter postgraduate programmes have been refined and developed to suit the needs of working professionals across the world.

Collaborative, interactive learning in small groups
Small learning groups of around 20 students enable you to gain valuable feedback and have real discussions.

Faculty feedback
Enjoy continuous feedback from international faculty who are experienced academics and practitioners in their field.

International knowledge and network
Join a global network of around 8,000 current students, mostly working professionals, and more than 12,000 graduates from over 160 countries as you gain global insights into your field online.

Academic rigour
Learning with a top-ranked university can be challenging, but, ultimately, your degree will be an achievement you can be truly proud of.


89% of online graduates rate their overall experience studying with the University of Liverpool as excellent or very good.2

88% of online graduates say they are likely to recommend the University of Liverpool to a friend, family member or colleague.2


The Online Learning Experience
Online Learning Experience
What does the online classroom look like? How to interact with your classmates? How to search academic resources and submit your assignment? Find out more about our online classroom.
Study online, Graduate on campus
Study online, Graduate on campus
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1 The University of Liverpool is consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide in several of the main university league tables: Times Higher Education’s World Rankings 2017-2018 – 177th; QS World University Rankings® 2018-19 – 164th; Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 – in the top 150.
2 Results gathered by the University of Liverpool in 2016 from 1,393 online alumni who responded to our survey (15% of those contacted).