Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

University of Liverpool · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Please see the course page on the University website for full details.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to extend your knowledge gained during undergraduate study with more advanced specialised material reflecting current research at the “cutting-edge” of the discipline.

Designed for graduates of the highest calibre, the MSc in Advanced Computer Science is directed at graduates with a previous Computer Science or IT degree.


  • A deep and systematic understanding of selected issues at the forefront of current research in the academic discipline of Computer Science
  • A depth of knowledge of Computer Science to provide an effective basis for students to continue to a research degree either at The University of Liverpool or elsewhere
  • A broad-based understanding of current research issues in Computer Science
  • A comprehensive understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to extend, create and interpret knowledge in Computer Science and how that knowledge may be applied
  • The opportunity to participate in current research
  • An understanding of (research) project management and control.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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