36 months
22650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Covering all aspects of computer science, including the underlying principles and theory, this Computer Science (Hons) programme from University of Liverpool will ensure that when you graduate you will know what is and isn’t possible with computers and be able to find solutions to the problems you will encounter in your professional life.

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You can choose to maintain a mixture of modules throughout your Computer Science (Hons) programme from University of Liverpool or follow a specialist’s pathway in artificial intelligence, algorithms and optimisation or data science.

The first two years cover a range of compulsory modules including: Programming, Computer systems, Databases, Software engineering, Algorithmic foundations, Complexity of algorithms and decision and Computation and language. You then choose from a selection of modules representing the cutting-edge of computer science today.

These cover topics such as Biocomputation, Introduction to Computational Game Theory and Complex Social Networks, amongst others. This degree includes a second year group software project and an honours year individual project.

Career prospects

Computer science graduates are among the highest-earners globally: there is a huge demand from industry for computer programmers, data scientists, artificial intelligence researchers, systems analysts, software engineers, technical consultants and web developers. In 2016, six out of the 10 best performing global companies had a focus on information technology.

Over 90% of Liverpool’s computer science graduates go onto well-paid graduate jobs and careers such as: computer programmer; software developer; systems analyst; software engineer; technical consultant; web designer.

Recent employers

  • BAE Systems
  • BT
  • Guardian Media Group
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Siemens
  • Unilever.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytic Techniques for Computer Science 
  • Computer Systems 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Designing Systems for the Digital Society 
  • Foundations of Computer Science 
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 
  • Object-oriented Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level requirements: AAB including Maths or Computer Science (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
  • Subject requirements: At least one of the following subjects must be studied at A Level: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Computing.
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma: Acceptable at grade Distinction (any subject) alongside AB at A level. A Levels must include one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Computing or Computer Science.
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: Distinction Distinction in BTEC considered alongside A Level grade B. A Level must include one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Computing or Computer Science
  • International Baccalaureate: 35 overall including 5 in Higher Level Mathematics or Computer Science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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