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Advanced Computer Science (MSc)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will make you highly employable, having developed practical skills in computing systems and software development. Computer Scientists are in more demand today than ever before due to the increasing reliance on Computer Systems and Software, this is further compounded with the continual introduction of cutting edge and new technologies. You will be ideally placed to gain employment in a wide range of high-demand jobs including software engineering, systems development and other related fields. This course aims to equip postgraduate students with core skills in: Data Analytics, Numerical Methods, Theoretical Computer Science, Programming and Applied Computer Science. In addition, students will also undertake a selection of courses such as: Data Communications, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, High Performance Computing, Advances in Computer Science, Visualisation, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Graduates will have developed scientific and analytical skills which are highly valued in the computing, engineering, IT and business industries. These skills are also transferable to a range of other careers, including research and development in the software and other IT industries, science and engineering consultancy and management roles. In addition, the course provides an excellent foundation for further postgraduate research study through PhD studies.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

JAN

Modules

Applied Computer Science
Data Communications
Visualisation, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
High Performance Computing
Advances in Computer Science
The Internet of Things
Theoretical Computer Science
Programming
Cyber Security
Data Analytics
Numerical Methods
Artificial Intelligence

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students normally have a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in Computer Science, Computing, Science, or engineering-based discipline. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) may be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more

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