Computing and Information Systems at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

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. Computing and information technology are ever changing. LJMU’s approach ensures that you are kept up-to-date with technical innovations and that you widen your experience, by combining your technical skills with an understanding of information technology and its management. The course aims to provide you with a fuller, systematic understanding of current and developing computer technologies and help you to: explore the issues surrounding the Management of Information Technology in Business and Industrial contexts and develop expertise in the areas of computer science that you are interested in. You will become an advanced, autonomous learner with a comprehensive understanding, critical awareness and ability to conduct evaluation of current research issues. You will work with originality in applying analytical, creative, problem solving and research skills and will gain awareness of the advanced, conceptual understanding, underpinning career development, innovation and further study for PhD. This course is currently undergoing its scheduled programme review, which may impact the advertised modules. Programme review is a standard part of the University’s approach to quality assurance and enhancement, enabling us to ensure that our courses remain up to date and maintain their high standard and relevancy. Once the review is completed, this course website page will be updated to reflect any approved changes to the advertised course. These approved changes will also be communicated to those who apply for the course to ensure they wish to proceed with their application. Developed in response to the current Advanced Health Care Practice agenda, this well-established Advanced Healthcare programme enables you to specialise in your area of expertise.

Assessment method

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.


Entry requirements

-an undergraduate degree in a cognate subject area or -an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate subject area when supplemented by relevant skills and / or experience or -degree equivalent professional qualifications, e.g. BCS Graduate Diploma in IT or -a HND plus a minimum of three years relevant professional experience -RPL is accepted on this programme International requirements: -IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9370 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9370 Year 1
Scotland £9370 Year 1
Wales £9370 Year 1
International £18250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing and Information Systems at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS