Liverpool John Moores University
Postgraduate research opportunities in Computer Science
Expert supervision is offered in the following areas: computing science; network and information security; critical infrastructure protection; networked appliances; computer games; technologies; serious gaming; internet of things; distributed and autonomic software engineering, applied computing; neural computation and allied computing.
The programme route you undertake will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most of our students initially register for MPhil/PhD and go on to complete their PhD via successful progression from MPhil.
On joining LJMU you will be allocated up to three supervisors (including a Director of Studies) who will work with you during your studies. Progression monitoring is undertaken formally and informally by this team on an ongoing basis.
Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU's Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance to those enrolled on MPhil and PhD programmes.
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: You will need:
a minimum 2.1 Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject
research training relating to your chosen subject area for a PhD direct
IELTS 6.5 minimum 5.5 in each component)
58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme
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To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.
Final examination for both the MPhil and the PhD is by thesis and oral examination.
The MPhil differs from the PhD in terms of the depth of study required and the extent of your personal contribution to knowledge. It requires competence in conducting an independent enquiry as well as in the use of appropriate research methods and techniques. Examiners will expect you to display satisfactory background knowledge of the subject.
To gain a PhD you are expected to show mastery of a special field and to have made an original personal contribution to the understanding of a problem, the advancement of knowledge, or the generation of new ideas. Examiners will expect you to be at the forefront of understanding in your chosen topic.
If you are studying for an MPhil you may be able to progress to a PhD, via written and oral assessments in Year 2 (for full-time students) or Year 3 (for part-time students).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||September 2019||48 Months|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||January 2019||4 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||June 2019||48 Months|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Full-time||January 2019||48 Months|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||January 2019||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||June 2019||2 Years|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||June 2019||4 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||June 2019||84 Months|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||September 2019||84 Months|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Full-time||September 2019||2 Years|
|Doctor of Philosophy - PhD||Part-time||January 2019||84 Months|
|Master of Philosophy - MPhil||Part-time||September 2019||4 Years|
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