A UK leader for research excellence, the University of Liverpool’s Department of Computer Science offers a suite of 100% online master’s programmes that empower working professionals around the world to move into or move up in IT careers:

Each online master’s degree takes an average of 2.5 years to complete.

For professionals interested in furthering their knowledge of IT, the University also offers several 12-month online programmes that consists of four modules of the corresponding master’s degree:

Innovative learning for today’s IT professionals

Our fully online master’s programmes reflect the strategic priorities of organisations in a changing technological landscape. Learning through an innovative, cloud-based server platform that mirrors a real-world IT work environment, you will be able to develop practical, solution-oriented skills in growth areas such as big data analytics, cyber security and information systems management.

Part of the School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, the Department of Computer Science works closely with industry partners to develop innovative technologies and applications in fields ranging from mobile computing to artificial intelligence.

Research excellence

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of the Department’s research as being world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest proportion of any Computer Science department in the UK.

BCS accreditation1

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The University of Liverpool’s online MSc in Information Technology and online MSc in Software Engineering are accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Accreditation is a mark of quality, demonstrating that the programme meets the standards set by BCS. Graduates with a BCS-accredited degree are entitled to professional membership of BCS, which is an important part of the criteria for achieving Chartered IT Professional (CITP) status through the Institute. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by countries that have signed international accords.

Global Career Advisor Network

As an online postgraduate student with the University of Liverpool you’ll gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture. In addition to these advisory and coaching services, you’ll also have the opportunity to gain insight into different industries through a series of specialised webinars.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

1 Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of the United Kingdom, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your programme.

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