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A first, 2.1 or good 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject. You should also have mathematical skills equivalent to a grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
For 2021, in response to the challenges caused by Covid-19 we will consider applicants either holding or projected a 2:2. A second class honours degree (2.2 or above) in a relevant subject; a good honours degree in other subjects together with relevant practical experience.
This response is part of our flexible approach to admissions whereby we consider each student and their personal circumstances. If you have any questions, please get in touch.
Months of entry
The Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) course focuses on how computer science and artificial intelligence can solve complex problems in the world. This is a rapidly evolving field for the transformation of our society from self-driving cars, robotics, finance and healthcare.
This conversion course is open to graduates from any discipline, no prior knowledge of computer science is required. It has been designed to provide graduates from any discipline with an introduction to computer science and artificial intelligence, to develop skills to restart your career, get into technology and succeed within an evolving industry.
The Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) course prepares graduates for a career in computing, or a career involving the application of computing and artificial intelligence for problem solving in any professional field. Working with the latest technologies, you develop skills which will boost your career prospects as computer science is used for problem solving in every industry. You can explore a wide range of personal interests and career ambitions through a wide range of optional modules.
Graduates from our computer science conversion courses have successfully achieved careers with leading software, technology, and commercial global companies such as IBM, Cisco, Logica/CMG, Pfizer, Reuters, Shell and Zurich Financial.
This programme is available with an optional industrial placement of between eight and 50 weeks. The industrial placement provides an opportunity to work in real-world, technical and business roles, enhancing your study experience and having a dramatic impact on your choices after graduation.
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Information for international students
If you are an international student, visit our International Student website for further information about entry requirements for your country, including details of the International Foundation Programmes.
English language entry requirements
The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level.
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.
Need help with English?
Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
Please see our funding pages for the most current information.
We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.
Search our scholarships finder for possible funding opportunities. You may find it helpful to look at both:
- · University and external funds
- Scholarships specific to the academic school delivering this programmes
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- CEMS Admissions
- +44 (0)1227 764000