The Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure, Liverpool John Moores University is based in the green suburb of Aigburth in South Liverpool. The IM Marsh Campus is based around 4 miles from the City Centre, and 3 miles from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Transport links to Liverpool and the UK are also excellent, with 3 local train stations, several major bus routes including LJMU’s free shuttlebus service and one of the fastest growing airports in Europe within touching distance.

Higher Education is an investment in your future and by choosing to study here not only will you get a high quality degree but you will boost your career prospects as well. Whether your needs are undergraduate, postgraduate, professional or technical we will provide you with a rewarding, relevant and high quality educational experience.

If you’re not interested in teaching, or would like to achieve a full degree before taking a PGCE, we also offer courses including Dance Studies, Sport Development with Physical Education, Applied Community and Social Studies, Community, Health and Social Welfare, Community Nutrition, Consumer Studies and Marketing, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics (Food Design and Technology) and Tourism and Leisure Management.

The Faculty also offers several Education Studies routes including Applied Community Studies, Food Studies, Language and Literature, Special and Inclusive Needs, the Outdoor Environment and Tourism and Leisure.

If you’re an outdoor person, why not look into our unique Outdoor and Environmental Education programme, or our Adventure Tourism programme?

The majority of our teaching takes place at I.M. Marsh, a modern University village offering excellent teaching facilities, good quality accommodation in our own halls of residence fully equipped learning resource centre and a student social centre all this plus sporting facilities, which are open to all students studying at the Campus, including an indoor swimming pool, sports hall, dance studio and a floodlit all whether sports surface.

Following recent OFSTED inspections we are the only UK University to achieve TTA category A status for PE secondary initial teacher education training programmes, all other subjects are category B.

So what about Liverpool
John Moores? LJMU is so popular that it receives seven applications for every place. It’s a university which places pride, passion and excitement at the heart of every programme. A university with an ethos of dream, plan and achieve, LJMU is highly rated for its quality teaching and personal tutoring schemes and offers the ideal balance of academic facilities, intellectual excellence and social activities. Situated in the centre of Liverpool, LJMU’s 24,000 students live and learn in some of the city’s most prestigious buildings.
Liverpool John Moores University operates one of Europe’s largest educational computer networks and all students are given free and unlimited email and internet access. Every subject, every topic, every interest is covered in the three Learning Resource Centres, in formats ranging from DVD and CD to journals, satellite TV programmes, magazines and books.

LJMU knows how important it is to provide first rate study facilities – its two largest Learning Resource Centres are packed with over 600 computers giving free access 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, the web-based library catalogue provides reference material in just one click, backed up by on screen help and specialist staff.

LJMU is a technologically advanced university offering well equipped IT suites, interactive media facilities, PCs and Apple Macs across the campus. The virtual learning environment ‘Blackboard’ provides links to materials such as assignments, coursework, lecture notes, useful internet sites and other multimedia resources. There is also specialist screen reading software for students who are visually impaired or have dyslexia. Disabled students are provided with free photocopying and printing facilities.

LJMU is continuously investing in its facilities, with the City/Byrom Street Campus seeing an investment of £6m in new laboratories and teaching facilities and the new £24m digital academy, which is spearheading Merseyside’s new media revolution.

LJMU offers its students a range of services and facilities including money and funding advice, childcare/nursery, a specialist disability advisor, counselling, chaplaincy and careers guidance.
Student accommodation in Liverpool has never been better, or more affordable. Finding the right place to live is a major concern for all students so LJMU places great importance on helping students find accommodation that suits their needs and lifestyles. LJMU students are offered a room in a university-owned hall or in privately owned accommodation that meets their high quality standards. All of the accommodation is self-catering and kitchens are well equipped. Security in all the accommodation is good, many having reception areas with 24 hour staff cover and CCTV systems. For prices and locations please contact our Accomodation Office on 0151 231 4166.

What about Liverpool?
‘Liverpool is a city where anything is possible – of chance meetings, of people looking for a better future – a city of dreams’ (Andrew James and Stuart Clark (LJMU students).

Liverpool is a metropolis famous for its pulsating nightlife, where rubbing shoulders with famous footballers, writers, musicians and even soap stars is a daily occurrence.

Liverpool draws you in and it’s not difficult to understand why. The nightlife is great, the sport is phenomenal and the people are incredible – no wonder it has been recognised as the European Capital of Culture for 2008.

Career prospects in the city are good – 600,000 people are employed in Merseyside businesses and, as the city heads towards 2008, the build-up to the celebrations will make Liverpool the centre of the world again.

The city of Liverpool is located in the North West region of England, less than three hours by train from London. It has its own airport and is a forty minute drive from Manchester International airport.

Liverpool is one of the UK’s top student cities – a city where 50,000 students make up 25% of all 18-24 year olds. Music venues range from the legendary Cavern (home of The Beatles) to world famous super clubs. If art is more your thing, Liverpool has numerous galleries including The Tate and The Walker art gallery. For theatregoers, West End shows, opera, ballet and pop concerts are regularly performed at The Empire Theatre. The Unity and Everyman are both known for their unusual productions along with the Liverpool Playhouse and Neptune Theatre which put on both contemporary and established drama.

Open Days
We are holding 3 Open Days in the Anglican Cathedral on 6th July, 30th October and 31st October.

“Merseyside Teacher Training Fair” to be held at Liverpool John Moores University on Monday 10th July from 3pm to 7pm.

Please visit our websites for more information.

If you have any queries or would like any more information please contact the Recruitment Team at IM Marsh on
0151 231 5340
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