Computer Science (Virtual and Augmented Reality), M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science (Virtual and Augmented Reality)

12 months
17400 GBP/year
8925 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study for a Masters in Computer Science (Virtual and Augmented Reality) at Liverpool John Moores University. A pioneering MSc in the UK that will prepare graduates for a career in industry or academia.


The Computer Science (Virtual and Augmented Reality) programme from Liverpool John Moores University, focuses on the development and application of tools and techniques of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality with a view to producing capable professionals to work in this field.

Virtual and Augmented reality content is expected to expand in all domains, from sport and leisure to training, entertainment, advertising, health applications, tourism and many more.


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.

Graduates from this programme can expect to secure technical employment in a wide range industries such as: media, advertising and games, as well as developing applications for health, tourism, industrial training and simulation, building and urban planning, and many others.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Software Engineering Concepts for AR/VR
  • Virtual Worlds for Shared Spaces Technologies
  • User Experience Design for Immersive Technology
  • Advanced Topics in Augmented Reality
  • Advanced Topics in Virtual Reality
  • Project Dissertation

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
Additional information
  • Non-standard applications are welcome. Admission will be at the discretion of the Programme Leader. Applicants may be required to submit a CV and references. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information

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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