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Computer Systems have become an increasingly important part of our society and our working lives. Virtually all modern organisations rely heavily on computer systems and there is a great need for suitably qualified computing professionals.

The MSc Applied Informatics programme will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in computing areas such as finance informatics, information systems or telecommunications.

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

Studying the MSc Applied Informatics programme will equip you with:

  • theoretical and practical knowledge of key technological and business areas in the IT industry
  • practical skills in research, analysis, realisation and evaluation of IT systems including the write-up of technical and research documents
  • key tools enabling you to enhance and apply your skills in management, design and the implementation of IT-based solutions in different application domains

Modules

You will undertake four required modules, a dissertation project and three optional modules from areas such as financial mathematics, telecommunications, interactive systems, social computing or information security.

Core modules

  • Data mining and Big Data analytics
  • Project management
  • Research methods
  • Software architectures
  • Dissertation project

Elective modules

  • Computational methods in finance
  • Computer systems security
  • Image and video processing
  • Interactive systems
  • Mobile communications
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Social network analysis
  • Social web 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

MSc Applied Informatics graduates will find employment in the IT sector as systems analysts, managers, software engineers, application architects, developers and project leaders. Some students choose to continue as PhD candidates.


Visit the MSc Applied Informatics page on the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University website for more details!

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