MRes Computer Science

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Program Description

MRes Computer Science

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University


The MRes Computer Science programme is designed to develop your understanding of the research process. It is for graduates from a computer-related discipline who wish to investigate research as a possible career, or who wish to extend their knowledge of one particular facet of computing. This programme provides you with an MRes that allows you to focus on your desired specialism, whilst our international staff provide all necessary support.

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.


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.

Elective modules:

• Cloud computing

• Data mining and Big Data analytics

• Interactive systems

• Object-oriented programming.

Additional learning activity modules


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 a PhD candidate.


RMB 90,000 for the entire 18 month full-time programme.

University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us.

Entry requirements:

academic background

An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a computer science-related discipline with suitable programming and programme design experience.

English language requirements

• IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections)

• TOEFL iBT: 80

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated August 4, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
18 months
Full time
90,000 CNY
June 30, 2017
Start date Sept. 2017
China Suzhou
Application deadline June 30, 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 18 months
Price 90,000 CNY
For the entire programme