Taught course

Artificial Intelligence MSc

Northumbria University · Computing

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

Northumbria University’s master’s in artificial intelligence provides an exciting opportunity to take your career into the rapidly developing area of AI. We welcome applications from candidates of any background, whether you wish to specialise your existing knowledge, or want to completely change your career direction.

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence 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 this Artificial Intelligence master’s degree, 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.

This master’s course is an excellent option if you hope to pursue further research into the area of AI, including PhD study.

Opportunities for employment in this area are vast. The demand for AI experts continues to grow, so graduates will have high earnings potential. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to adapt and advise on the practical application of AI tools and techniques in national and international 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 (or approved equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4453