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Overview

As technology continues to transform the way we live, work and play, there is an increasing demand for professionals with an understanding of the intersection between the fields of engineering and computer science.

The BEng Computer Science and Technology programme combines the core elements of electrical and electronic engineering with those of computer science to equip graduates with detailed knowledge of the design and development of both hardware and software.

You will study in an integrated learning environment where there is a strong focus on developing research and problem-solving skills. You will graduate with the ability to find innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.

Why should I study Computer Science and Technology at XJTLU?

  • Combine the core elements of electrical and electronic engineering with those of computer science to give you a competitive edge in the job market
  • Learn from academic staff trained in globally respected universities and institutes who have collaborated with leading international partners such as Texas Instruments (USA), Synopsys (Ireland/USA), LG (Korea), and IBM (China)
  • Engage in research projects with opportunities to present your results at international conferences, publish in leading journals, and undertake a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
  • Gain practical experience with work experience and internships opportunities
  • 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.
Qualification XJTLU BEng Computer Science and Technology University of Liverpool BEng Computer Science and Technology More about qualifications

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from BEng Computer Science and Technology, you will have:

  • an understanding of the fundamentals of computer science and electrical and electronic engineering
  • technical skills in mathematics, hardware engineering, software engineering, design and management
  • the ability to apply and combine knowledge, skills and understanding effectively to investigate and resolve complex problems in research and industrial environments.
I chose XJTLU because it fit with my plan to complete my undergraduate studies in China and then go abroad for further studies.
Qian Chang
Alumnus, BEng Computer Science and Technology, China

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for careers in the information technology industries, electronic design and automation enterprises, electronic and computer equipment manufacturers, project consultancies, and research institutions. The quantitative and other transferable skills you will acquire mean that you could also pursue a career in a non-technical profession such as banking or management. The programme also provides a solid foundation to pursue further study.