Computing and Information Systems, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
17400 GBP/year
8925 GBP/year
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The Computing and Information Systems MSc at Liverpool John Moores University focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software, covering the latest innovations in this subject area.


This Computing and Information Systems MSc at Liverpool John Moores University  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 


Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

Studying computing enhances your transferable skills, such as IT, problem solving, report writing, giving presentations and working in teams. These skills allow you to operate effectively in an ever changing world of work and are highly regarded by employers. 

You can expect career opportunities in areas such as: E-commerce application development; software system analysis/programming; project management; IT management; software quality assurance; system design and further research via an MPhil / PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Dissertation 
  • Advanced Software Engineering Concepts 
  • Research Methods 
  • Computer Systems Technology 
  • Management of E-Business 
  • Database Design and Technology 
  • Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Software Development with Java 
  • Computer Forensics 
  • Computer Security 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an undergraduate degree in a cognate subject area
  • an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate subject area when supplemented by relevant skills and / or experience
  • degree equivalent professional qualifications, e.g. BCS Graduate Diploma in IT
  • a HND plus a minimum of three years relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8925 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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