BSc Information and Computing Science

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The BSc Information and Computing Science programme will provide a broad knowledge of information science and computing science. It contains designing, developing, building software systems by writing algorithms in order to process, structure and manage information. It also involves in research and development in communications and media systems by using various computing principles and practical skills. The students will learn how cutting-edge information and computer technology are developed and how to apply them creatively to solve practical problems.

Programme instructors have worked at world-renowned institutions and have diverse experience in teaching, research and collaboration with industry.

Why should I study Information and Computing Science at XJTLU?

  • Receive in-depth knowledge about both the theory and practice of information and computing science
  • Engage in research under the supervision of staff with the possibility of presenting your results at international conferences and publishing in leading journals
  • Apply for Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships that allow you to conduct supervised research with financial support
  • Take advantage of student placement opportunities for career development and practical experience to complement your theoretical studies
  • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

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Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from BSc Information and Computing Science, you will have:

  • the ability to design and develop computer-based systems
  • the skills to analyse the effectiveness of computer-based systems and the ways in which they may be developed
  • a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mathematical principles and computational modelling which underpin the study of information and computing science
  • the ability to work as a member of a development team, recognising the distinct roles within a team and different ways of organising teams
  • the capability to perform innovative work using cutting edge technologies.



Graduates will be well prepared for positions as software engineers, information system developers, system administrators and other jobs in the information technology and computing industries. The programme also provides a solid foundation for those who want to start their own companies or find employment within specialist fields such as software development, intelligent systems, data science and analysis, information systems, electronic commerce, mobile development and computer games design.

Graduates will also gain a solid foundation for postgraduate study in information and computer science.


Entry requirements

Please visit the entry requirements page for the comprehensive list of qualifications required to study at XJTLU.

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