Founded in the middle of the 19th century, Liverpool Hope University has a rich history of providing the best in education for the mind, body and spirit. There are around 7,000 students currently studying at the university. Liverpool Hope welcomes students from around the globe and today over 700 international students from 70 countries study alongside students from the UK.

Liverpool Hope University is located in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Liverpool – renowned for its sport, music and culture. As the city prepares to celebrate being European Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool Hope will be playing its full part in the cultural events leading up to the year..


A wide range of qualifications are available at Liverpool Hope University at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Taught options include a MSc Computer Science and an International Masters of Business Administrations (IMBA). The programme is delivered by Liverpool Hope’s Business School, one of only 8 business schools in the UK to achieve a maximum score of 24 out of 24 in the last national Quality Assurance Agency subject review of management provision in Higher Education. The research options include the MPhil and PhD degrees.


Hope Park, Liverpool Hope’s main campus, is a mini village set within 30 acres of landscaped grounds in South Liverpool. We offer an attractive and safe learning environment with high quality study facilities.

Dedicated to the creative and performing arts, Hope at Everton is Liverpool Hope’s second major campus offering residential accommodation close to the city centre. Plas Caerdeon, Hope’s outdoor education centre in North Wales, is set in 20 acres of woodland in Snowdonia. This refurbished and modernised Victorian mansion offers a base for both academic and other activities including canoeing, climbing, mountaineering and orienteering, mountain biking, riding, dry slope skiing, and dinghy sailing.

At Hope Park, students have access to The Sheppard-Worlock Library, which provides free internet access, e-learning programmes and HopeLIVE – Liverpool Hope’s online student resource centre. Hope Park Sports Centre has a multi-purpose sports hall and the latest fitness equipment. There is also an astroturf, football and rugby pitches and squash courts.

On-campus medical services are available at Hope Park. Daily clinics with the University nurse and twice-weekly services by two medical doctors are also offered to students.

The International Support Coordinator welcomes overseas students and helps them adjust to their new lives. An airport collection service at Manchester Airport ensures students are met and brought safely to Liverpool Hope. An orientation programme is also offered. Social and cultural activities are organised to help new students integrate with the University community and make them feel at home.

The chaplaincy – a support service at the heart of university life – is dedicated to the well-being of all students and staff. There are two chapels – Anglican and Roman Catholic – and a prayer room, open to all faiths. Strong career guidance and support are also available to all students.

Hope Park Refectory serves hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks all day. Fresh Hope, the continental style café bar, serves freshly made sandwiches, hot snacks and a variety of beverages.


Derwent House is the student bar and social centre and is the focus of student life. Students have the opportunity to become involved in a number of clubs and societies, both sporting and non sporting. The Students’ Union also provides a welfare service offering advice on finance, housing and personal health.

Courses Offered


Hot Courses

  • MSc Computer Science
  • International MBA
  • MA Business Management

Other Courses

  • Advanced Therapeutic Supervision (PgCert)
  • Areas of research at Liverpool Hope (MPhil/PhD)
  • Business Management (with specialist areas available*) (MA)
  • Chaplaincy in Education* (PgCert)
  • Children & Young People in Society (MA)
  • Children’s & Young People’s Rights & Services (PgCert)
  • Christian Educational Leadership (PgCert)
  • Computer Science MSc
  • Computing (MSc)
  • Creative Practice (MA)
  • Criminal Justice (MA)
  • Education (MA)
  • Educational Research* (MSc)
  • Environmental Management (MSc)
  • European MBA
  • Graduate Certificate in Psychology
  • Health, Exercise & Nutrition (MSc)
  • Humanities (MA)
  • International MBA
  • International Perspectives on Education (MA/PgDip)
  • Introduction to postgraduate research degrees (MPhil/PhD)
  • Introduction to postgraduate taught programmes (MBA/MA/MSc/PgDip/PgCert)
  • Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (MA/PgCert)
  • Mathematics Development Programme for Teachers
  • Music Since 1900 (MA)
  • Play Therapy (MA/PgDip)
  • Postgraduate certificates for teachers and education professionals (PgCert)
  • Research centres (MPhil/PhD)
  • Research Methods(Sciences & Social Sciences)* (MA/MSc)
  • Research projects (Mphil/PhD)
  • Student Assessment* (MSc)
  • The Moving Image* (MA)
  • Theology & Religious Studies (MA)
  • Therapeutic Child Care (MA)