12 months
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23400 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

This programme was previously named MSc in Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics. The Theoretical Computer Science programme from University of Liverpool aims to provide you with an in depth understanding of the area of Theoretical Computer Science.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

A particular focus of the programme is on Computational Game Theory, an area of on the intersection of computer science and economics which has seen a recent rapid growth and in which there is expected to be a significant skills shortage.

The programme also provides a solid foundation for you if you are aiming at a research degree in Theoretical Computer Science . It will provide a strong background and exposition to research topics in the area.

The Theoretical Computer Science programme from University of Liverpool is organised as two taught semesters followed by an individual project undertaken over the summer. During each semester MSc students study a number of modules adding up to 60 credits per semester (120 in total). This will be followed by a dissertation, also 60 credits, making an overall total of 180 credits.

Career prospects

Here are some of the fields/jobs in which our MSc graduates of this programme can work:

  • IT Consultant
  • Enterprise Risk Consultant
  • Network Optimisation Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Information Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Impl. Support Analyst
  • Customer Service Adviser
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Game Theory 
  • Algorithmic Game Theory 
  • Applied Algorithmics 
  • Optimisation 
  • Research Methods in Computer Science 
  • MSc Project
  • Advanced Algorithmic Techniques 
  • Computational Intelligence 
  • MSc Group Project 
  • Safety and Dependability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but we encourage applicants to apply early particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement will be a 2:1 honours degree (or above) in a subject area closely related to Computer Science, Mathematics, or the intersection of these two subject areas.
  • International Qualifications Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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