18 months
12576 USD/year
12576 USD/year
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The MSc Applied Informatics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in computing areas such as finance informatics, information systems or telecommunications.

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By the time you graduate from the Applied Informatics programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  you will have:

  • theoretical and practical knowledge of key technological and business areas in the IT industry
  • practical skills in research, analysis, realisation and evaluation of IT systems including the write-up of technical and research documents
  • the ability to apply your skills in management, design and implementation of IT-based solutions in different application domains.


Graduates from this programme are well prepared for roles such as systems analyst, manager, software engineer, application architect, developer and project leaders in the IT industry. The programme also offers a solid foundation for graduates interested in pursuing a PhD programme either in China or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Data Mining and Big Data Analytics
  • Software Architectures
  • Technological Project Management
  • Dissertation Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in related fields, such as computing, engineering, business, or financial mathematics or equivalent experience
  • Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements but have substantial relevant experience will be considered for enrolment on the programme on a case-by-case basis


  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent


  • Top 100 of 2021 Shanghai Ranking or World-class universities or First-class disciplines (MoE, People’s Republic of China): 75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Other universities: 80 - 85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    12576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

RMB 120,000

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /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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