Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • We have hundreds of established collaborations and associations with international, national and local organisations including major tech companies, banks, police forces and government agencies
  • Opportunity to undertake a years paid Industrial Placement
  • Practical, Hands-on Experience incorporated into Modules wherever possible
  • State-of-the-art Computing Facilities, including Dedicated Labs, available to students on site.
  • Excellent career prospects
About your course The BSc (Hons) Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University is informed by industry requirements and internationally important research. There are many exciting paid placement opportunities thanks to our extensive links with employers. You will gain the required academic and theoretical skills to pursue a career in computer science plus advanced practical skills relating to the theory, practice, tools and applications of contemporary software technologies. You will also secure an understanding of architectures, frameworks and strategies for building software computer systems, should you wish to seek a career in software development, for example. You will have access to industry-standard facilities, including nine specialist teaching laboratories, with over 400 workstations, featuring high specifications and the latest software and specialist applications. Our state of the art facilities in Computer Science, with the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) commended teaching and staff support, will allow you gain the necessary practical, technical and analytical skills required of a Computer Science professional. Why study computing at LJMU? The School of Computer Science and Mathematics is highly rated for its research in computing and the science behind the systems. This research directly informs what you will study on the degree. In addition, the Department has extensive links with industry, and regularly hosts guest speakers from industry and an invited industry advisory panel. Our graduates enjoy excellent career prospects thanks to our extensive links with hundreds of international, national and local organisations, from industries such as tech companies, financial services, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and defence, healthcare, retail, government and local government agencies and telecommunications. Such links also help ensure that students enjoy excellent work-related learning and paid placement opportunities throughout their degrees. Work-related learning There are many paid work placement options for you to choose from in your third year and extensive support is provided to enable you to apply for and gain a relevant placement in the computing industry. The department maintains wide-ranging links with industry, promoting successful placements, with global companies such as Microsoft, Barclays, Experian, GlaxoSmithKline, Sony, IBM, etc. as well as many local software and IT businesses. These placements facilitate the practical application of the skills learnt on the course and provide invaluable industry experience. The vast majority, if not all, students completing this Computer Science sandwich degree go on to obtain full-time employment in the computing industry.


Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose. You will be assessed by a combination of coursework and exams and a personal independent project. Your tutors will give prompt and constructive feedback via Canvas (our virtual learning environment), face-to-face or as written comments.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You can access the Clearing entry requirements for this course by clicking the direct link provided on this page.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 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

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Computer Science at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS