Taught course

Artificial Intelligence

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Computer Science

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from computer literate graduates who have a good honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification in a subject such as Computer Science or a related subject.

Applicants will possess a 2:1 honours degree in computer science, computing or a cognate subject. Applicants with a 2:2 honours degree in computer science, computing or a cognate subject may be invited to participate in a telephone or remote interview.

If your first language is not English you must provide evidence of competence in English. Our standard requirement is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no area less than 5.5. The University offers English language courses that can help you achieve this.

Please feel free to supplement your application with a detailed CV or any other supporting material you may consider to be appropriate.

Programmes start in September each year but applications are considered as they arrive throughout the year.

You apply directly to the University online for a postgraduate taught course

Find out more about English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Access to “big data” is now a defining innovation of the 21st century and is a precursor to enhanced Artificial Intelligence through machine learning and reasoning. This can lead to major economic and social benefits. Our MSc Artificial Intelligence aims also to develop students’ understanding of ethical and social impacts of Artificial Intelligence technologies, whilst developing your critical judgement, intellectual integrity and practical skills.

Graduates from the programme will be ideally placed for employment in the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science industry—including industries closely related such as finance, defence, retail, manufacturing. High-performing graduates from this programme will be well-prepared for commencing a research career in AI.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Dr Leigh Hodge
+44 (0)29 2087 9342