Taught course

Artificial Intelligence

Loughborough University · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a Computer related degree such as: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Security, Software Engineering. Modules in Networking and Programming must have been completed.

Months of entry


Course content

Our new master's in Artificial Intelligence has been developed with input from UK and international organisations to equip you with the cutting-edge practical skills sought by employers across a range of sectors.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the world and the advances being made in this fast-paced field of computer science creates a demand for forward-thinking and highly-skilled individuals possessing the skills and knowledge with which our MSc programme is designed to equip you.

Drawing on the Department’s research strength, our MSc Artificial Intelligence will appeal to students seeking to build on a first degree in Computer Science by specialising in the quickly evolving fields of AI, data mining and machine learning – areas that are already having a profound impact in everything from business and finance to health and the environment.

Modules, reflecting the expertise of our academic staff, will enable you to develop your professional skills and specialise in such areas as image processing, artificial intelligence, robotics and data science.

Our strong links with industry and academic excellence put us at the forefront of technological development. Our research not only informs the curriculum, but also provides opportunities to work on collaborative projects with industry partners.

As a student of the Department of Computer Science, you will enjoy 24-hour access to computer labs, supported by a team of systems specialists. Based in the Haslegrave Building, your studies will benefit from specialist labs for hardware and robotics work and the latest state-of-the-art equipment.

Who should study this programme?

Our Artificial Intelligence master's is for students who want to build on a first degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with specialised modules in AI technologies and their applications. It will make ideal training for students seeking to develop the knowledge and skills to become a specialist in this growing and highly competitive field, opening up careers within the wide range of industries that recognise the transformative potential of AI.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see our website for a list of master's degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 223600