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MSc Artificial Intelligence

Different course options

Study mode

Online

Duration

30 months

Start date

08-JUN-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Artificial Intelligence (Ai) Computer Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Artificial intelligence (AI) is having an increasingly prominent impact on the way in which different industries operate. This is driving employers to seek out highly skilled professionals to maximise system performance.

This advanced programme is designed to develop your expertise within this area, cultivating your practical skills and developing programming techniques, which will enable you to work effectively within the complex field of AI.

To achieve a full master’s degree you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits. Students who complete the PG Cert and PG Dip will have the opportunity to progress to a full master’s degree.

Why study this subject?

This programme will introduce you to the theory and practice of AI programming and development. You will also explore the relevant applications of the discipline and how to practically apply them to a range of industries in which you may choose to pursue a career.

Teaching methods and style

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of ebooks and journals.

Methods of assessment

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries.

Career destinations

Graduates will be able to thrive in a range of demanding roles across many sectors, by combining a strong foundation in computer science from your first degree with an advanced knowledge of AI from this programme.

Potential job titles include: AI consultant, AI developer, data scientist, information strategy manager, machine learning engineer, and research scientist.

Modules

Global Trends in Computer Science (15 Credits)
Reasoning and Intelligent Systems (15 Credits)
Machine Learning in Practice (15 Credits)
Multi-Agent Systems (15 Credits)
Robotics (15 Credits)
Deep Learning (15 Credits)
Natural Language Processing and Understanding (15 Credits)
Research Methods in Computer Science (15 Credits)
Computer Science Capstone Project (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

The tuition fee for the MSc Artificial Intelligence is £18,000 (2020/2021 academic year). There may be slight increase in the year 2021/22.All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

The tuition fee for the MSc Artificial Intelligence is £18,000 (2020/2021 academic year). There may be slight increase in the year 2021/22.All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess either a degree in computer science or a closely related subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years relevant IT professional experience; or Professional work experience in IT or related field, and/or other prior qualifications, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Department profile

The University of Liverpool are recognised as European leaders in 100% online postgraduate education, drawing on more than two decades experience of delivering high quality online learning for a global community of students. More than 10,000 students from over 160 countries have completed the University’s online programmes.  You will receive a highly regarded qualification from the University of Liverpool, a founding member of the UK Russell...more