Taught course

Computer Science

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally require one of the following: •an Honours Degree in Computing •or a Computing-related subject, including subjects with a significant core of computing •or professional qualifications with equivalent standing Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to a minimum of IELTS 6.0. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement

Months of entry


Course content

You will study cutting-edge developments in computing solutions on this Masters degree at Liverpool John Moores University. You will learn how to critically evaluate algorithms and tools plus how to design innovative software solutions.

  • Course available to study full time (1 year)
  • Delivered by academics active in research
  • Opportunity to carry out research project in an area of your choice
  • High-quality teaching and excellent learning resources
  • £6 million state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities
  • Excellent career prospects in areas such as Systems Design
  • Curriculum informed by ongoing research and links with employers

This MSc Programme in Computer Science will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be able to respond and adapt to new technologies and new ideas.

The course aims to provide you with a fuller, systematic understanding of current and developing computer science and help you to:

  • explore the issues surrounding Computer Science in Industrial contexts
  • develop expertise in the areas of computer science that you are interested in
  • become an advanced, autonomous learner
  • develop a comprehensive understanding, critical awareness and ability to conduct evaluation of current research issues
  • work with originality in applying analytical, creative, problem solving and research skills
  • gain awareness of the advanced, conceptual understanding, underpinning career development, innovation and further study for PhD

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

For up-to-date information regarding fees please contact:

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
T: 0151 231 2777
E: fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090