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Artificial Intelligence (2 years)

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

MSc Artificial Intelligence (2 years) is a new programme available to students looking to enrol from September 2018.

This two year programme offers an opportunity for students looking to transition to a new career path in Artificial Intelligence (AI), yet coming from a background outside Computing. Whether your experience lies in Psychology, Linguistics, Science, Technology or the Arts this pathway programme is a rare opportunity to become well-versed in the advanced, challenging field of AI.

The programme aims to provide intensive and high-quality preparatory graduate and postgraduate education in Artificial Intelligence, all within just two years. The collective programme will be taught by a variety of traditional and innovative means, making use of applied topical material relevant to research and industry. This will create a supply of robustly prepared postgraduates with skills relevant to research and industrial applications of AI, in the UK and internationally.

Entry Requirements

Admission requires a good honours degree at UK 2:2 level (minimum), with evidence of numeracy and familiarity with a programming language.

This programme is designed for students with a non-Computer Science background who would benefit from a foundational year to help them to make a successful transition into AI, and therefore students will only be recruited into Year 1 of this programme.

There is no direct entry into Year 2 of this programme.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

24 months

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Computer Science

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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