Taught course

Computing and Information Systems

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

  • an undergraduate degree in a cognate subject area
  • an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate subject area when supplemented by relevant skills and / or experience
  • degree equivalent professional qualifications, e.g. BCS Graduate Diploma in IT
  • a HND plus a minimum of three years relevant professional experience
Additional information:
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component)

Months of entry


Course content

LJMU's Computing and Information Systems MSc focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software, covering the latest innovations in this subject area.
  • Learn from academics active in research
  • Carry out a novel research project in an area of your choice
  • Benefit from high-quality teaching and excellent learning resources commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • Access £6 million state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities
  • Look forward to excellent career prospects in areas such as project management, system design and IT management
This MSc in Computing and Information Systems focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software systems, together with a study of their operational and managerial environment.
Computing and information technology are ever changing. LJMU’s approach ensures that you are kept up-to-date with technical innovations and that you widen your experience, by combining your technical skills with an understanding of information technology and its management.
The course aims to provide you with a fuller, systematic understanding of current and developing computer technologies and help you to: explore the issues surrounding the Management of Information Technology in Business and Industrial contexts and develop expertise in the areas of computer science that you are interested in.
You will become an advanced, autonomous learner with a comprehensive understanding, critical awareness and ability to conduct evaluation of current research issues. You will work with originality in applying analytical, creative, problem solving and research skills and will gain awareness of the advanced, conceptual understanding, underpinning career development, innovation and further study for PhD.

This course is currently undergoing its scheduled programme review, which may impact the advertised modules. Programme review is a standard part of the University’s approach to quality assurance and enhancement, enabling us to ensure that our courses remain up to date and maintain their high standard and relevancy.

Once the review is completed, this course website page will be updated to reflect any approved changes to the advertised course. These approved changes will also be communicated to those who apply for the course to ensure they wish to proceed with their application.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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