Taught course

Artificial Intelligence

Northumbria University · Computing

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any subject. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing an ever-increasing role in business and society, helping support exciting developments and revolutionising the way people live now and in the future.

Northumbria University’s Artificial Intelligence MSc course provides an exciting opportunity to those with any background, who want to change direction into the fast developing area of AI. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of AI and provide you with a holistic understanding of digital intelligence and its effects on society. It will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to explore and recommend solution-based, commercial applications of AI for competitive advantage.

As part of the course, you will develop a strong understanding of the capability of AI and how best to utilise existing AI tools allowing you to successfully implement this in practice. You will learn to identify requirements before the application of AI and become aware of the implications that these tools have from a governance and operational perspective.

Opportunities for employment in this area are vast. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to adapt and advise on the practical application of AI tools and techniques in organisations across multiple industries, both nationally and internationally.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0191 227 4453