News | PR Team | 13/09/18
News | PR Team | 13/09/18
Liverpool – 13 September 2018 – The University of Liverpool’s online computer science master’s programmes have all received full accreditation from the British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute of IT.
This accreditation recognises the quality of the University’s online programmes and equips students with the knowledge, insights and skills to become a registered Chartered IT Professional (CITP), which is considered the highest benchmark of IT excellence. The CITP standard has been developed in consultation with public and private sector employers and the academic community.
“The BCS accreditation for our computer science portfolio reinforces the University of Liverpool as a leading provider of quality online education,” said Dr Frans Coenen, Professor of Computer Science and Director of Studies for the online computing programmes at the University of Liverpool. “The prestigious milestone gives graduates an edge in the competitive job market and reassures employers, recruiters and clients that our students are graduating from a course with the highest standard in the business. It is a mark of integrity and dedication to the industry and we’re so pleased that the online courses have been recognised in this way.”
The five newly accredited programmes include:
Graduates will also qualify for a professional membership with the BCS, providing them with access to a robust network of members and career development tools and resources.
Designed for working professionals, the University of Liverpool’s fully online learning model enables students to earn an advanced academic degree without interrupting their career – from wherever they are based in the world. Students enjoy an engaging, global and highly collaborative learning experience that provides them with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals and to enhance their professional impact.
For more information about the University of Liverpool’s online programmes, please visit online.liverpool.ac.uk.
About the University of Liverpool Online Programmes
The University of Liverpool consistently ranks in the top 200 of universities worldwide in several of the main university league tables* and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of research-led universities. Students from more than 160 countries are studying for postgraduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees online with the University of Liverpool. These programmes are provided in partnership with online learning expert, Laureate Online Education. For more information, visit online.liverpool.ac.uk.
*Times Higher Education’s World Rankings 2017-2018 – 177th; QS World University Rankings® 2018-19 – 164th; Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 – in the top 150.