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What will I learn?

If you want to go into a highly technical career, you will likely need a strong education in Science or Engineering. The hard sciences all require specialised skills and knowledge, and can lead you to a range of fascinating careers. This course will give you a base of scientific understanding that you’ll need to succeed on a related master's degree.

This pathway course can lead to following degree courses.


  • MSc Advanced Biological Sciences
  • MSc Advanced Chemical Sciences
  • MSc Environment and Climate Change
  • MSc Environmental Assessment and Management
  • MSc Environmental Sciences
  • MSc Geographic Data Science
  • MSc Marine Planning and Management
  • MSc Palaeoanthropology


  • MSc (Eng) Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology
  • MSc (Eng) Advanced Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering
  • MSc (Eng) Energy and Power Systems
  • MSc (Eng) Microelectronic Systems
  • MSc (Eng) Risk and Uncertainty
  • MSc (Eng) Sustainable Civil and Structural Engineering
  • MSc (Eng) Telecommunications and Wireless Systems

Your path, your way: a course to fit your needs

  • Your Pre-Master’s course will have a special combination of modules designed to fit your degree and career aspirations. This means your course is matched to your unique goals.
  • Some of these modules will be taken by you and all other students on your course. This gives you a solid base of common study skills that you’ll need at university.
  • In many cases, you can also customise your course by choosing some or all additional modules from a selection, and / or by selecting some project topics based on your interests and degree subject.
  • During your Pre-Master’s, you’ll have frequent assessments to check you’re on track to progress to your University of Liverpool degree.

Which department am I in?

Liverpool International College

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£28,960.00 (US$ 39,845) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee
Start date

March 2022, June 2022


Liverpool International College

Sir Alastair Pilkington Building,

Mulberry Street,



L69 7SH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma (Grades and relevant background requirements vary dependant on the university degree and pathway course). Students need to have a UKVI IELTS score of: 4.5 (no less than 4.0 in any skill) for course duration with 4 terms.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.