Taught course

Artificial Intelligence (with or without Applied Research)

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Qualifications
MScPGDipMSc by research

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Entry requirements

Applicants must:

(a) have gained

(i) a second class honours degree or equivalent, in the subject areas of computing, engineering, mathematics or related discipline; or

(ii) demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation prior experiential learning

and

(b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent). The minimum requirement for international students for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The new MSc Artificial Intelligence is an intensive one-year specialist programme that has the core aim of preparing students with skills in AI that are in high demand nationally and internationally. The course will enable you to embark on, or further enhance your professional career in the area of AI by providing you with knowledge and skills in areas of Deep learning, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Big Data, Automatic Computing, Robotics, Knowledge Engineering and Data Analytics in the context of AI as well as the experience using the state-of-the-art tools.

The delivery of the course is supported by multi-million pound infrastructure of a large-scale pervasive and mobile computing environment, a suite of contemporary sensing technologies and rapid prototyping facilities. The course content has been informed by internationally leading research being conducted in the School and by our strong industry partnerships, most notably with BT through the jointly established £28.6 million BT Ireland Innovation Centre.

This course has been developed in response to evidence of demand from industry and business for up-skilling of staff in the area of AI and addresses a clear gap in the marketplace for postgraduate study. The new MSc in Artificial Intelligence will strive to address the growing demands in the sector by training computing professionals to follow a career in the AI industry. The course also provides a platform to embark on further research studies.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Shuai Zhang
Email
s.zhang@ulster.ac.uk