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Liverpool John Moores UniversityMerseyside, Liverpool View All Courses
NameLiverpool John Moores University
Tel0151 231 5090
Fax0151 231 3462
Background and HistoryThe University was named after John Moores, an English businessman and philanthropist most famous for the founding of the Littlewoods retail company. Prior to this, the university was known as Liverpool Mechanics' School of Arts and later Liverpool Polytechnic before gaining university status in 1992, thus becoming Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). The university is now a member of the University Alliance, a mission group of business orientated British universities established in 2007.
Location and Accessibility
The university is accessible via rail, bus and car. Liverpool is an easy city to get to due to great links train links via Lime Street Station and the M62 motorway.
City Campus: Located close to the William Brown Street area, near to St Georges Hall, the Walker Art Gallery, the Liverpool Museum and Central Library.
Mount Pleasant: Located mainly between the city's two Cathedrals. Most of this area is covered by designated conservation areas and several university buildings are statutorily listed as being of architectural or historic interest.
IM Marsh: Located approximately 4 miles south of the City Centre. Holmefield House is a listed building in the IM Marsh Campus. The site area of the IM Marsh Campus is 7.5 hectares.
The University also has a dedicated Disability Advice Team who offer advice and support for disabled students. If you have any queries about campus accessibility you can contact the team at [email protected]
What's on OfferLJMU is the only institution in the North West of England to be awarded Skillset Media Academy status. It is therefore specialised in offering media training programmes. Other key areas include: public health, teacher education, subjects allied to medicine, engineering, computing science, astrophysics, sport and exercise sciences.Types of qualification offered are: Foundation Degrees, Undergraduate (BA, BSc, LLB, BEng)Postgraduate (MA, MSc, PG Dip, MRes, M.Arch, MPhil, Phd)LJMU also offers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals in their career path.
Entry RequirementsEntry requirements for prospective undergraduate students typically range from 260 - 320 UCAS points.
University AccommodationLJMU guarantees all new students a room in city centre based accommodation combining cosmopolitan, city centre living in a top European destination, with study in one of the UK's most economical student cities.
Private AccommodationFor those wishing to live privately, Liverpool has a large range of property available for rental which can be viewed by using standard search engines online.
Courses and Fees
Faculties and DepartmentsThe university is organised into six faculties (which are each split into schools or centres): the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure-, the Faculty of Health and Applied Social Sciences, the Faculty of Media, Arts and Social Science, the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Technology and Environment. LJMU stands apart from other universities in the UK because of its extensive links with employers operating in all sectors of the economy.
Tuition FeesTuition fees vary depending on the course of study and whether you wish to study an undergraduate, postgraduate or laboratory based course. For more detailed information regarding tuition fees it is advisable to contact the university directly or visit their website.
Academic FacilitiesLJMU has three modern Learning Resource Centres (LRC), and the two largest LRCs are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week in University term-times. Every subject, every topic, every interest is covered in the Learning Resource Centres - in formats ranging from DVDs and CDs to journals. LJMU's facilities are designed to replicate 'world of work' environments.
Other on-site AmenitiesOther university facilities include: an award-winning art and design academy, a life and sciences building with world-class laboratories, an indoor running track and a body scanner. With industry-standard TV and radio studios, the £37m Redmonds building houses the faculty of arts, professional and social studies and the Liverpool screen school.
Social and Medical CareStudent Advice and Wellbeing services at LJMU are committed to ensuring that students benefit from their time at the University.
What's on in the area
With its world class attractions, spectacular events, top level sport and unrivalled musical heritage, Liverpool is the ideal destination for students. In addition, students are able to live a cheaper lifestyle in the North of England.