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Theoretical Computer Science MSc

University of Liverpool

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This programme was previously named MSc in Advanced Computer Science with Internet Economics.

The MSc Theoretical Computer Science aims to provide you with an in depth understanding of the area of Theoretical Computer Science. A particular focus of the programme is on Computational Game Theory, an area of on the intersection of computer science and economics which has seen a recent rapid growth and in which there is expected to be a significant skills shortage.

The programme also provides a solid foundation for you if you are aiming at a research degree in Theoretical Computer Science. It will provide a strong background and exposition to research topics in the area.

Why Computer Science?

Learn from leading experts in a culture of research excellence

The Department is a Centre of Excellence with respect to teaching and research. The latest Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of our research outputs as being world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest proportion of any Computer Science department in the UK. With our close industry partners, and our Russell Group status, we enjoy strong funding from a mixture of European, national and industrial sponsors, providing a balanced portfolio of activity that feeds back into teaching.

Career prospects

Here are some of the fields/jobs in which our MSc graduates of this programme can work:

  • IT Consultant
  • Enterprise Risk Consultant
  • Network Optimisation Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Information Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Impl. Support Analyst
  • Customer Service Adviser
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    137 61%

    44th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    46th

    8

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