AI is science and art combining in the pursuit of progress. It’s Siri, Alexa, your recommended playlists on Spotify. It’s an AI-powered robo-medic to help doctors save lives, chatbots and neural network art. A new generation of real-life jobs are needed to manage AI, and to understand it across a myriad of different industries and sectors. To creatively manage it and to add your uniquely human intelligence will make you an indispensable member of the future work force. Future-proof your career prospects with our innovative Applied AI degree. The course is built around current and predicted industry requirements. It explores the complexities and potential for AI technologies and teaches the knowledge and skills needed to create innovative solutions. In the first year, students will work in teams to develop a number of different AI solutions. They will build a biometric recognition system (e.g: face or fingerprint recognition), a user profiling system (making recommendations to users or identifying potential fraud based on user data) and a system to analyse real-time data (e.g: real-time traffic information). The second year will allow students to work in a specialised area, which could include the design of healthcare diagnostic systems, the analysis of company credit card ratings, or the development of a virtual healthcare assistant. In the final year, students will work with an industry client and gain experience of developing cutting-edge AI solutions to solve real-life problems. The course will appeal to students with an interest in one or more of the following: computing, technology, engineering, mathematics, science, and design.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.