The programme leads to a wide range of careers in the IT industry; in many cases students seek employment at the interface of the IT domain and the subject matter of their first degree.
Computer Science at the University of Liverpool is research-driven and internationally renowned for its cutting-edge work. Our lecturers are international leaders in their research specialities, coming first in the UK for research excellence at 3* and 4* (REF 2014).
The four main research groups: Agents; Algorithmics; Logic and Computation; and Economics and Computation provide a critical mass of expertise, strong group support and collaboration.
MSc research projects offer the opportunity to contribute to, and shape, cutting-edge research and innovative technologies of the future.
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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.
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The MSc in Computer Science programme is intended for graduates without a Computer Science first degree, but with a 2:2 honours degree in a subject with some appropriate mathematical or scientific content. Relevant work experience will also be taken into consideration. With respect to applicants who have computing related BSc honours degrees, but where those degrees provide only partial coverage of the content and/or do not achieve the standard of a UK computer science BSc degree such applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis and an appropriate selection of modules identified.
International Qualifications Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.
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