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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1.5 years full time

  • Course Type

    MRes

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    20 December 2018

The MRes Computer Science programme is designed to develop research skills and allow students to specialise in a specific field of study, within the broader area of computer science. This will prepare you for future employment in a specialised area or a role involving academic research or industrial research and development.

Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Knowledge and skills

The MRes Computer Science programme will equip you with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of:

  • advanced theoretical fundamentals of current trends in computer science
  • state-of-the-art key research issues in specialised areas of computer science
  • techniques for project management and the design, implementation and evaluation of IT solutions

Modules

You will complete four taught modules in the first semester, followed by a research project for a total duration of 18 months. The precise content of your research project will be discussed and decided with your project supervisor and is subject to approval.

Core modules

  • Research methods
  • Project management
  • Dissertation project

Elective modules

  • Cloud computing
  • Data mining and Big Data analytics
  • Interactive systems
  • Object-oriented programming

Additional learning activities

The completion of additional learning activities is required to complete your masters degree. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester.

Careers

Graduates from this programme will find employment as research and development engineers, systems developers and project leaders in IT companies, or will go on to further studies as PhD candidates.


Visit the MRes Computer Science page on the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University website for more details!

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