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Social Computing 

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
Duration
8836 USD/year
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About

The MSc Social Computing programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  addresses this market demand by providing you with training for understanding, managing, developing, implementing and commercialising interactive social media on the internet.

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Overview

There are growing employment opportunities in this emerging field with many international software development enterprises such as Microsoft and Google, equipped with their own social computing and media development teams. A number of IT enterprises, including Apple and Oracle, own products with social computing functions while many companies successfully turn significant profits through social network sites such as Facebook, Amazon and TaoBao.

After this MSc Social Computing programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  you will graduate equipped with the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career in the new interdisciplinary area of social informatics and internet computing.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for positions such as research and development engineer, systems developer, e-marketing director and project leader in IT companies. The programme also offers a solid foundation to pursue further study at a doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Cloud Computing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Web Programming
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Project Management
  • MSc Dissertation Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 July
    • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

UK

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

CHINA

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85 percent or above, depending on your undergraduate institution

NORTH AMERICA

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    8836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 90,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Funding

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

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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