Taught course

Artificial Intelligence for Media

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication

Entry requirements

For September 2023 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject.A portfolio/ showreel and/ or online interview may be required if you do not meet our entry requirements.

For 2024 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 (or equivalent) in any subject OR professional experience in a relevant discipline.

Relevant professional experience may include a media-related discipline (such as backgrounds in audio/video/image processing, computer animation, visual effect, digital media, computer games, or related disciplines), a computer science-related discipline or an engineering-related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Artificial Intelligence technologies have brought significant breakthrough in media production. The job opportunities related to machine learning are surging drastically; this course will provide you with the skills to enhance your market competitiveness.

Why study MSc Artificial Intelligence for Media at BU?

  • Reorientate your career following the technical revolution in the media industry on AI automation
  • Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of using the latest AI techniques in media production
  • Work closely with industry partners on solving practical problems
  • Become competent in the job market with both the knowledge of AI and media production
  • Collaborate with students from across the NCCA Master's courses
  • Plan and execute a major project to showcase your talent to industry professionals and potential employers at the NCCA Master's Degree Show.

Study at the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA)

The NCCA is one of the most established and highly regarded centres for computer graphics and animation education and research. As one of very few research-intensive animation centres in the UK, our expertise not only ensures our courses remain at the forefront of education, but also helps to define new industry practices.

The NCCA is ranked as the UK’s top animation school, second in Europe and third internationally (Animation Career Review, 2021).

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiries Team
+44 (0)1202 961916