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About this courseLJMUs Computing and Information Systems MSc focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software, covering the latest innovations in this subject area.Learn from academics active in researchCarry out a novel research project in an area of your choiceBenefit from high-quality teaching and excellent learning resources commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)Access £6 million state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilitiesLook forward to excellent career
About this course
LJMU's Computing and Information Systems MSc focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software, covering the latest innovations in this subject area.
Learn from academics active in research
Carry out a novel research project in an area of your choice
Benefit from high-quality teaching and excellent learning resources commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
Access £6 million state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities
Look forward to excellent career prospects in areas such as project management, system design and IT management
This MSc in Computing and Information Systems focuses on the technological aspects of hardware and software systems, together with a study of their operational and managerial environment.
Computing and information technology are ever changing. LJMU’s approach ensures that you are kept up-to-date with technical innovations and that you widen your experience, by combining your technical skills with an understanding of information technology and its management.
The course aims to provide you with a fuller, systematic understanding of current and developing computer technologies and help you to: explore the issues surrounding the Management of Information Technology in Business and Industrial contexts and develop expertise in the areas of computer science that you are interested in.
You will become an advanced, autonomous learner with a comprehensive understanding, critical awareness and ability to conduct evaluation of current research issues. You will work with originality in applying analytical, creative, problem solving and research skills and will gain awareness of the advanced, conceptual understanding, underpinning career development, innovation and further study for PhD.
How learning is monitored on your programme
To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.
Assessment methods on the programme comprise: coursework, examinations, laboratory work, reports, project work and presentations.
You will need: an undergraduate degree in a cognate subject area or an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate subject area when supplemented by relevant skills and / or experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications, e.g. BCS Graduate Diploma in IT or a HND plus a minimum of three years relevant professional experience.
With around 200 years of history, Liverpool John Moores University has established itself as a well-regarded uni with a friendly and diverse teaching staff and student body. Itâs also a relatively large uni, with around 20,000 students coming from more than 100 different countries. Student satisfaction levels are high and the city of Liverpool is a student-friendly, historic place to live with plenty going on, including thriving music, nightlife, sporting and cultural scenes. Students can choose from around 200 undergraduate courses across five faculties, with subject areas including business, the arts, law, health, science and technology. State-of-the-art facilities and equipment, as well as ongoing investment plans, make sure students are taught in high-quality learning environments.
Where you'll study
Egerton Court (Headquarters)
2 Rodney Street