Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Computing and Information Systems

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a good honours degree in computing or a computing-related subject or an equivalent professional qualification Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Project Dissertation (60 credits) Advanced Software Engineering Concepts (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Computer Systems Technology (20 credits) Management of E-Business (20 credits) Database Design and Technology (20 credits) Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms (20 credits) Software Development with Java (20 credits) Computer Forensics (20 credits) Computer Security (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on the programme comprise: coursework, examinations, laboratory work, reports, project work and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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