Taught course

Artificial Intelligence with Speech and Multimodal Interaction

Heriot-Watt University · School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Entry requirements

Admission requires a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or its equivalent in Computer Science or IT. Candidates holding less than a good honours degree or its equivalent but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exam and course work are at MSc level.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Artificial Intelligence with Speech and Multimodal Interaction aims to impart the understanding and skills to develop intelligence software applications, such as those involving evolutionary computation and learning, but with a specialist emphasis on developing interactive multimodal and spoken interface.

It will cover multi-modal system engineering, data-driven machine learning techniques, experimental design, natural language processing and social interaction. The MSc project in some cases can be carried out in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS overall 6.0 (with no score lower than 5.5 in any individual category). or equivalent. We also offer a range of pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirement prior to starting your masters programme.

Fees and funding

For details of all scholarship opportunities and current fees please visit our website or contact us by email.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

June Maxwell
+44 (0)131 451 4152
+44 (0)131 451 3327