Liverpool Hope University
||Across the curriculum
||3.0 GPA, All majors, junior or senior standing
|Language of Instruction
||Fall, Spring, Year
|Liverpool Hope website:
Liverpool Hope welcomes students from all over the world to study for a semester or full academic year. Students are welcomed into a college campus community of 7,500 students. Liverpool Hope is a place where professors often know their students by name, as the average class size is only twenty students.
The city of Liverpool has just celebrated its 800th birthday. It is one of the UK’s most popular student cities with a student population of nearly 60,000. Students find the city to be welcoming and a safe place to live, study, and enjoy life.
This partnership program is open to all majors. Students may choose from a variety of courses in areas such as the sciences (biology, geography, math, and computer science), humanities (English, history, and religious studies), social sciences (criminology, psychology, political science, and legal studies), business, education (early childhood, special education, and physical education), media and communication, and the arts (dance, theatre, music, studio art, and art history).
Students attending Liverpool Hope will take a course load of 60 UK credits per semester. The majority of courses offered at Liverpool Hope are 15 UK credits (4 US credits) or 30 UK credits (8 US credits).
Complete course information can be found in the Liverpool Hope course catalog (course offerings reflect 2018-19):
Keep in mind the following notes on courses at Liverpool Hope:
- Level C are first year courses, similar to freshmen courses
- Level I are second year courses, similar to sophomore/junior courses
- Level H are third year courses, similar to senior course
Please be sure to review Liverpool Hope's student guide on choosing courses: LPH course selection guide.pdf
Study abroad students stay in Aigburth Park residence halls at Liverpool Hope, where they live in single rooms with access to a shared kitchen and common room. The two residence halls for study abroad students are St. Michael's and St. Julie's. The price of on-campus housing is included in the Liverpool Hope program fee. The program fee also includes five meals per week in any campus cafeteria. Students living on campus are provided a free bus service that transports students between the campuses throughout the day. For more information on accommodation, click here
Student Life and Surroundings
Liverpool Hope University has an active student life. Students are encouraged to join clubs and societies that the university has to offer including sports such as; rugby, Gaelic football, and cricket, as well as societies including; unity, psychology, and show choir.
Additionally, the Student Union provides students with an opportunity to travel throughout the United Kingdom by organizing trips to various locations throughout the U.K. such as, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Wales, and York.
The city of Liverpool is exciting and lively. With a population of about 800,000 people, it is one of the largest cities in England. In 2008, Liverpool was named the cultural capital of Europe due in part to its diverse population as well as its expanse of museums, theaters, and religious landmarks, maritime activities, sporting events, shopping centers, and unique restaurants, bars, and clubs. At night, the city comes alive through dancing, live music, and festivals.
Liverpool also has train stations, buses, and an airport allowing residence to travel inexpensively and with ease throughout Europe.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships
As a partnership program, UW-Whitewater students are required to pay Liverpool Hope University tuition fees. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
Other fees for this program such as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)
*Liverpool Hope program fees will vary depending on term abroad. For fall semester, program fees are estimated at 4950 GBP (~6500 USD); spring fees are 7400 GBP.(~9700 USD).
|Billed By UW-Whitewater
(includes tuition, housing, orientation, airport pickup, bed pack, some transportation and meals)
|Additional Estimated Expenses
|Passport and Passport Photos
|UK Student Visa
|Meals (excluding those in program fee)
**For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the UW-W campus for one semester to be $7,400.
Passport and Visa Requirements
Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program. Students in this program are not required to apply for a visa unless they plan on studying in England for a period longer than 6 months.
Office of Global Experiences
||Mid September to Early June
||Mid September to Mid December
||Early January to Early June
Office: McCutchan 204