Master of Science in Computer Science

Learn in-demand skills and grow your Software Development career with a Master's in Computer Science from Liverpool John Moores University, a globally recognized university. Start your journey today by paying Rs.13,825/- per month.

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  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • Dec 30, 2021
    Start Date
  • 18 Months*
    Recommended 12 hrs/week
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 13,825*
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Master's Curriculum
  • Specialisation
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Partners
  • Reviews
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Placement Assurance or Money Back
  • 6 Unique Specialisations
  • 500+ Hours of Learning
  • 30+ Projects and Assignments
  • Fortnightly Group Mentorship with Industry Mentors
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • IIIT Bangalore & LJMU Alumni Status
  • Global Access to job opportunities
  • Job Placement Assistance with Top Firms
  • Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for non-tech & new coders (new)

Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Six unique specialisations to choose from:
1. Full Stack Development
2. Blockchain Development
3. Big Data
4. Cloud Computing
5. DevOps
6. Cyber Security

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Software development using languages like Java & Python & specialize in any of the mentioned fields
  • Job Opportunities
    Software Developer/Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Blockchain Developer, Cloud Expert/Architect, Cyber Security Engineer, Data Engineer and DevOps Engineer & much more
  • Who Is This Program For?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions. 

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Master's Degree from LJMU

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from LJMU.

  • Learn & connect with Global Faculty from LJMU
  • Get access to complete digital library of LJMU
  • Earn a Master's degree which is recognised by WES, at 1/10th the cost of an offline program
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Learn from India’s leading Software Engineering faculty and Industry leaders

M.Sc. Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions.

  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 weeks
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning
    • 3 Weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 8 weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 8 weeks
  • Career Transition Bootcamp (Optional)
    • 8 Weeks
  • Full Stack Development
    • 28 Weeks
  • Cloud Computing
    • 28 Weeks
  • Cyber Security
    • 28 Weeks
  • Big Data
    • 28 Weeks
  • Blockchain Development
    • 28 Weeks
  • DevOps
    • 28 Weeks
  • Computing Systems
    • 8 Weeks
  • Research Methodologies
    • 8 Weeks
  • Thesis
    • 18 Weeks
  • 500+
    Hours of Content
  • 30+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 30+
    Tools and Software


You can choose any one Executive PGP specialisation, based on your interest.

  • Full Stack Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain Development
  • DevOps
  • Topics Covered

    Full Stack Development
    • 28 Weeks
    User interfaces & Frontend Development
    Backend Development
    Software Architecture and Deployment
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cloud Computing
    • 28 Weeks
    Distributed Systems & Cloud Databases
    Design & Development of Microservices
    Serverless Development and Deployment of Cloud-Native Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cyber Security
    • 28 Weeks
    Information Security and Applied Cryptography
    Network Security in Ethical Hacking
    Application Security in Ethical Hacking and Advanced Concepts in Cyber Security
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Big Data
    • 28 Weeks
    Big Data Fundamentals and Platforms for Big Data
    Batch Processing
    Real Time Data Processing
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Blockchain Development
    • 28 Weeks
    Blockchain: Basics and Applications
    Building a distributed application on Hyperledger Fabric
    Foundations of BlockChain/ Distributed Computing and Architecting Blockchain Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    • 28 Weeks
    DevOps Essentials
    Web Applications at Scale
    CICD Pipeline, System Provisioning and DevOps Advanced Concepts
    Capstone Project
  • - upGrad reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module delivery & the curriculum, after due consensus with the University partner.

  • - The specialisation batch of – a) Blockchain and b) Big Data will start once in a quarter and frequency of commencement of all other specialisation courses will once every month. Learners are advised to choose their specialisation course accordingly. Please get in touch with our counsellor for more details on commencement of cohort for each specialisation in sections indicated below.

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Project OOPs
    The aim of the project is to apply one’s knowledge of OOP to build a simpler...
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  • Secure Programming
    Secure Programming - Identify and cover different flaws occur while writing ...
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  • Project Scribbler
    Project aims at creation of the front-end of a blogging website using HTML, ...
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  • Bank KYC
    Build a distributed KYC platform for banks on Ethereum network.
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  • Credit Card Fraud Detection
    Develop an end-to-end big data solution for detecting credit card frauds in ...
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  • Fully Automated Deployment
    Project revolving around the Fully Automated Deployment aspect of DevOps.
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  • Cloud as Platform
    Use various AWS managed services to design and develop a web application.
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  • Pharma Supply Chain
    Build a blockchain solution for pharmaceutical supply chain management to ta...
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  • Applied Cryptography
    Use cryptographic and encryption techniques for computer security.
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Benefits with upGrad
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you in the program.
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback for improvement
    Student Support
    • Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative, and career building workshops
    • Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Career Transition Bootcamp

  • Learn skills to help you transition to Software Development roles (SD1, SD2, SD3, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Developer)

  • Personalized content basis your level of knowledge

  • 1:1 Mentorship Sessions with Industry Experts

  • Additional Employability Tests

  • Exhaustive list of Interview Questions curated from Top Companies such as Amazon, Google & Microsoft

  • Relevant for preliminary rounds of interview in Tech Companies

  • Get Data Structures & Algorithm Bootcamp Completion Certificate from upGrad

  • Career Transition Bootcamp

    Career Impact

    Average Salary Hike
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    Jobs Sourced
    Hiring Partners
    Career Counselling
    Get personalised career pathing from experts to chart out the best opportunities.
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    Resume Feedback
    Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content.
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    Interview Preparation
    Receive one-on-one mock interviews conducted by industry mentors and detailed feedback after an interview.
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    Job Placement
    Get an opportunity to interview for 250+ hiring companies partnered with upGrad.
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    Program Fee - Indian Residents
    Rs. 4,99,000 (incl. taxes)
    Starting at Rs 13,825/month. No cost EMI options available.
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      • Placement Assurance or get your money back
      • Alumni status from IIIT Bangalore & LJMU.
      • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
      • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
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      • 19 Months of learning duration. Actual duration would vary between 19-21 months depending on grade sheet approval from the University.

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