Learn to leverage the power of technology to build competitive advantage in businesses and to drive innovation and growth in organisations around the globe. Study in a 100% online environment as you access data sets and software, and conduct simulations through a cloud-based server platform that mirrors real-life. You’ll connect and interact with like-minded international professionals, increasing your strategic knowledge and skills as you learn the latest trends in information systems management and gain knowledge you can apply immediately. This master’s allows you to tailor your learning to suit your career, choosing two elective modules from a wide range of modules – including cyber security and big data analytics.
General admission criteria
In keeping with its standing as a high-ranking institution, the University of Liverpool sets high standards for applicants to its online postgraduate programmes.
You will generally be expected to have a suitable combination of these three elements:
- Work experience. You may be expected to have a minimum amount of relevant working experience.
- Educational qualifications. This will usually be a bachelor’s or master’s degree, depending on the programme for which you are applying; vocational and professional qualifications can also count
- A good standard of written English. If English is not your native language, you will be asked to demonstrate a particular level of English proficiency
The University believes in treating applicants as individuals and in making offers which are appropriate to their personal circumstances and background. For this reason, admissions staff may take into account a range of factors, both academic and non-academic, in assessing applicants’ merit and potential.
Your work or professional experience is important. If you are successfully admitted to a University of Liverpool online programme, you will draw on your professional experience in order to complete assignments and participate fully in the online classroom. In return, you will gain practical knowledge, skills and insights into best practices that you can apply immediately in your work.
Specific admission requirements – master’s programmes
Computer science programmes: Generally, two years of relevant work experience. This may be less if you have a bachelor’s or master’s in IT or more – five years or above – depending on your educational qualifications.
Applicants for whom English is not a mother tongue will need to demonstrate English proficiency comparable to IELTS 6.5, TEEP 6.5, and TOEFL scores of around 600 (paper-based test) or around 90 (internet test), or GCSE C.
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Last updated January 4, 2018