Taught course

Artificial Intelligence MSc (Distance Learning)

University of Huddersfield · School of Computing and Engineering

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • A BSc or BEng Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Computing or Engineering or scientific related subject or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Applicants are expected to be familiar with and have some aptitude for Discrete Mathematics and Predicate Calculus
  • Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at an Honours degree level - the qualification and experience should be in the area of Computer Science or Mathematics/Engineering

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry


Course content

Jumpstart a rewarding career in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with our AI MSc Distance Learning course at The University of Huddersfield. Aimed at people who aren’t local to our campus or who are in employment, this Artificial Intelligence MSc will equip you with the knowledge and skills to apply appropriate solutions to real-world problems using a range of AI technologies.

Our Artificial Intelligence course seeks to deepen your understanding of a range of areas, including machine learning, data mining and robotics.

Why study Artificial Intelligence MSc (Distance Learning) at Huddersfield?

In the UK, we have seen a huge expansion in artificial intelligence (AI) during the last decade, showcasing that the country’s economy is aiming to use intelligent technologies to position itself at the forefront of the digital revolution. Data shows that the AI sector is now worth over £15.6bn and employs more than 35,000 people.*

Demand for AI talent in this rapidly developing field is therefore high. At The University of Huddersfield, our MSc in Artificial Intelligence will equip you with the skills needed to contribute to the UK AI sector. This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding to an advanced level across a range of areas, including:

  • Autonomous and Autonomic Intelligent Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence Planning
  • Data mining
  • Robotics

Research plays an important role in informing all our teaching and learning activities. Our academic staff are active in research that applies Artificial Intelligence methods to solve key societal changes in areas such as healthcare, transportation and smart cities. Our research expertise spans the whole spectrum of modern AI, from automated planning and knowledge representation and reasoning, to statistical and data-driven AI and machine learning.

We will equip you with an understanding of the fundamental approaches to implementing intelligent behaviour in machines. This should then enable you to match applications with appropriate AI techniques for their solution.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1484 957507