The University of Liverpool is a large research intensive university located in Liverpool, England. Considered as one of the original “red brick” universities, it was founded in 1881 and is a member of the Russell Group. It offers its online programs through the Laureate Online Education Programme. The degrees obtained online are awarded by The University of Liverpool. However, unlike US colleges that are typically accredited, The University of Liverpool awards degrees in its own right as established by the Royal Charter. In lieu of formal accreditation, the UK system operates within a framework of recognition of universities.
The Times Good University Guide 2011 gives the university a 28th place ranking. In the US, the university is forging collaborations with universities located in the Atlanta, Georgia area. The University of Liverpool online programs are open to students worldwide and include Doctor of Business Administration, MBA in various specializations, and Master’s degree in Management, Information Technology, Health, Law and Psychology. It is the recognized online extension of the university located in UK.
Queries related to financial aid option are addressed by the Financial Support Team. Some of the options that can be considered include student loans, grants and scholarships. Each program has its own admission requirements although all prospective students are expected to be able to communicate in an acceptable level of English. Some programs may require work experience, a university or college degree and other related qualifications.
Tuition fees are due in full at the start of the course. Self-financing students need to set up a payment plan to complete the registration process. Payment by installment is allowed by the initial payment of one third of the tuition cost using the online payment system with the remaining balance to be collected by the university.