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Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics

University of Liverpool

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
21600 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics programme offered at the University of Liverpool,  formerly MSc in Computation and Game Theory, is intended for you if you already have a first degree in Computer Science, or in Economics, or a closely related subject.

Overview

This Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics programme offered at the University of Liverpool is suitable for you if you wish to extend your knowledge with more advanced specialised material reflecting current research at the cutting edge of the discipline of Algorithmic Game Theory, which lies at the intersection of economics and computer science.

It is a novel and unique programme, the first of its kind in Europe, offering a range of modern topics that range from optimisation and computational game theory to network games, and modern applications in electronic commerce, such as Google sponsored search auctions.

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 included:

  • Introduction to Computational Game Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Optimisation 
  • Research Methods in Computer Science 
  • Advanced Algorithmic Techniques
  • Web Programming 

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.

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

180 with a dissertation

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Applicants who do not offer a 2:1 (or higher) honours degree will still be considered if their performance in mathematics and/or foundational computer science and/or foundational economics courses during their studies is at least in the 2:1 range. The applications will be considered in a case-by-case basis.
  • Students with an Economics (and related) honours degree are required to have a mathematical element in their first degree equivalent to first year undergraduate basic maths, e.g, basic set theory, basic logic, basic graph theory. This requirement is fulfilled by the students offering BSc degrees in Computer Science.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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