This programme will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in computing areas such as finance informatics, information systems, or telecommunications.
Studying this programme will equip you with:
• theoretical and practical knowledge of key technological and business areas in today’s IT industry and research • practical skills in research, analysis, realisation and the evaluation of IT systems including the write-up of technical or research documents • key tools enabling you to enhance and apply your skills in management, design, and the implementation of IT-based solutions to different application domains
You will choose five required modules, a dissertation project and three optional modules from areas such as financial mathematics, telecommunications, interactive systems, social computing or information security.
• Data Mining and Big Data Analytics • Object-Oriented Programming • Project Management • Research Methods • Software Architectures • Dissertation Project
• Computational Methods in Finance • Computer Systems Security • Image and Video Processing • Interactive Systems • Mobile Communications • Social Network Analysis • Social Web Programming
What are my career prospects?
Graduates from this programme will find employment in the IT sector as systems analysts and managers, software engineers, application architects and developers or project leaders. Some students choose to continue as a PhD candidate.
The programme is designed to be industry oriented with the possibility of pursuing in-depth academic studies. You will take five required modules from the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering in addition to the dissertation project. You will also take three options from a wide range of modules offered by the Departments of CSSE, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
50% ScholarshipXJTLU offers a generous scholarship of 50% of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes. All applicants will be considered for this scholarship based on academic merit. Note: There are currently no scholarships available for part-time programmes.
The University of Liverpool discount If you are a graduate of XJTLU, the University of Liverpool or Xi’an Jiaotong University, you will automatically receive a discount of 20% of the tuition fee.
Corporate and Association Discounts
We are pleased to offer corporate and business/professional association discounts for managers
Value of Scholarship(s)
50% off the tuition fee
All applicants for full-time programmes will be considered for this scholarship, based on academic merit.