What will I learn?

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 CSci accreditation; Partial CEng accreditation. The taught components of our on campus MScs cover a range of contemporary computing topics and provide you with a strong theoretical basis, as well as develop critical analysis and practical skills.

Careers: Here are some of the fields in which our MSc graduates are now working:- Network systems and data communications analysis; Computer software engineering (both applications and systems software); Network and computer systems administration and Database administration.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,550.00 (US$ 27,512) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

University of Liverpool

The Foundation Building,

765 Brownlow Hill,

Liverpool,

L69 7ZX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students need to have IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component); TOEFL Internet Based Test 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23.

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About this uni

The university’s international community includes more than 8,000 students from over 130 countries.

  • Liverpool is an inexpensive city to live in
  • Named the fourth friendliest city in the world
  • Many scholarships and awards for international students
  • GBP 800 million invested in campus and academic facilities