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Multimedia Computing (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Liverpool, United Kingdom
This BSc Multimedia Computing (Hons) course at Liverpool John Moores University will prepare you to be a computing and digital media development professional ready to work and succeed in this challenging and exciting industry.
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BSc Multimedia Computing (Hons) course at Liverpool John Moores University incorporates a number of distinct themes embedded in a solid framework of professional computing development. Major themes include; computer systems development, web and digital media production, database design, development and management, project management and image processing and mixed reality development. The topics typically covered in this course include:

  • Computer programming in Java
  • Fundamentals of multimedia
  • Database Development
  • Digital multimedia production
  • Web-based development
  • Project management
  • Advanced multimedia development
  • Mixed reality technologies
  • Innovations in software development

On this course you will have direct access to experts in the field as well as state-of-the-art facilities at the University.


The growth in online services and the digitisation of many sectors of the economy have fuelled an unprecedented demand for IT and multimedia experts.

Virtually every organisation and facet of daily life is now dependent on multimedia enabled internet based computing systems. Thus the technology underpinning such systems becomes crucial to understanding how best use can be made of computing wherever it arises. Thus the BSc (Honours) Multimedia Computing programme leads to a vast range of careers in the digital media industry. With the department’s practical and theoretical, industry-recognised excellence in this area and outstanding research, students are assured of receiving the best training in applying digital media to the development of computing solutions. Many major recruiters are aware of the quality of computing graduates from LJMU and actively seek to employ our graduating students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Four years including an opportunity to spend one year on industrial placement

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modules to introduce and develop effective computer programming skills to apply to multimedia developments
  • Learn the basics of how computers operate and how they can be grouped to form networks of ever-increasing size until we have the internet
  • Learn how to use internet technologies to build effective web sites
  • Learn the basics of database development
  • Gain the fundamental knowledge needed to practice and develop multimedia artefacts
  • Lay the foundations of a successful professional career development path
  • Many of the themes introduced at level 4 continue to be developed throughout the remainder of the programme


We are proud of our academic staff’s high quality teaching standards and approachability. Informal staff-student relationships are excellent. If you decide to study with the School, you will be joining a relaxed and friendly department in which staff are committed not only to their students’ welfare but also to ensuring that courses are continually developed to meet the needs of employers. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
  • Additional information: 26 IB Diploma Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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