18 months
12576 USD/year
12576 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MRes Computer Science programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  provides you with the knowledge and skills to work at the industry forefront. It aims to develop and enhance your research skills while allowing you to explore a specific field, such as artificial intelligence, visual analytics, big data analytics, robotics, virtual/augmented/mixed reality and so on.

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We are living in a world where computer science has transformed almost every aspect of our daily lives. This rapidly changing field is always looking for innovative professionals who can improve the way people work and live.

The MRes Computer Science programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University will prepare you for the IT industry or industrial research and development. Graduates can also pursue a PhD degree and further their academic careers.


Graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for positions such as research and development engineer, systems developer and project leader in IT companies. The programme also offers an ideal foundation to pursue a PhD degree and a career in academic research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Technological Project Management
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Cloud Computing
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Interactive Systems
  • Fundamentals of Machine Learning
  • Data Mining and Big Data Analytics

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 or equivalent academic qualification/experience in a relevant area to computer science with suitable programming and program design experience
  • Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements but have substantial relevant work experience will be considered for enrolment of 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 for the entire programme.

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.


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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