University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Advanced Computer Science

This course is intended for graduates who already have a 1st 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 information technology (IT) industry that require a degree of research and development.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 Honours degree, or above, in computer science or a closely related subject. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language, qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English; language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5) in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: research methods in computer science; Msc project. Optional modules: knowledge representation; privacy and security; advanced algorithmic techniques; biocomputation; safety and dependability; applied algorithmics; data mining and visualisation; multi-core and multi-processor programming; computational intelligence; multi-agent systems; technologies for e-commerce; semantics of programming languages; advanced web technologies; research methods in computer science; geographic data science; image processing; optimisation; algorithmic game theory; information theory and coding; machine learning and bioinspired optimisation; reasoning about action and change; web mapping and analysis.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,850 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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