Taught course

Advanced Computer Science

Institution
University of Liverpool · Department of Computer Science
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2:2 honours degree (or above) in Computer Science or a closely related subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Advanced Computer Science is intended for graduates who already have a first degree in Computer Science or a closely related subject, and who wish to extend the knowledge gained in their undergraduate study with more advanced specialised material reflecting current research at the “cutting-edge” of the discipline.

The programme comprises a sequence of modules focussing on the research strengths of the department. The programme is directed at careers in the IT industry that require a degree of research and development. This programme is accredited by the British Computer Society as follows

  • CITP (Chartered IT Professional) with Further Learning Elements
  • Partial CScii accreditation
  • Partial CEng accreditation

The programme is organised as two taught semesters followed by an individual project undertaken over the summer. During each semester MSc students study a number of modules adding up to 60 credits per semester (120 in total). This will be followed by a dissertation, also 60 credits, making an overall total of 180 credits.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,600
International students
£19,550

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
PG Recruitment
Email
pgrecruitment@liverpool.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)151 794 5927