Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Artificial Intelligence (Taught)

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Course summary

From driverless cars to voice recognition, Artificial Intelligence (AI), is progressing at a rapid rate and has become part of our everyday lives. With the research and development of new technologies, AI is fast becoming an essential part of how businesses and institutions operate. It is also becoming a vital part of the Industry 4.0 vision with the government estimating that AI could contribute £232bn to the UK economy by 2030.  On our MSc Artificial Intelligence course, you’ll be taught by academics who are experts in the area, many of whom are currently conducting research into the subject as part of our Centre for Advanced Computational Science research group. This ensures that our curriculum is based on research-informed content at the leading edge of this fast-paced field. This course will build on your existing computing knowledge. We aim to equip you with the fundamental principles of AI to be able to critically evaluate the theories, techniques, tools and systems used in the field. And the interdisciplinary applications, allowing you to specialise in this exciting, developing area. You’ll also complete an in-depth masters project with the support of our academic and technical team. By the time you complete our postgraduate degree in AI, you’ll be well placed to succeed in this high growth industry and ready to tackle the challenges facing businesses. Optional Placement Year This course is available with an optional industrial placement year, giving you the chance to tailor your knowledge to suit a specific industry or skill-set. This is an excellent opportunity to put theory into practice and gain transferable workplace skills, providing a real boost to your CV when you graduate. Features and Benefits

  • Excellent facilities – The department has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories, together with the support of our dedicated technical staff.
  • Qualification with prospects – Qualification with prospects follow in our MSc graduates’ footsteps, charting a career path in a wide range of industries, or going on to study at PhD level.
  • Leading research – Our research is rated ‘internationally excellent’ with some rated ‘world-leading’ in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  • Thriving technology sector – Manchester is home to one of the largest creative and digital technology sectors outside of London, making us well placed to deliver this course.
  • Institute of Coding - The Department of Computing and Mathematics is part of the new £40m national Institute of Coding (IoC). Our masters students will have access to the IoC’s cutting-edge computer lab to hone their skills in this area.
  • Professional standards – We’re an academy for the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) - we deliver their partner programme which provides a pathway for students towards a rewarding, high-growth IT career.
  • Optional placement year – Boost your career prospects and put theory into practice with an industry placement.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

This course is open to anyone with a UK honours degree in a computing-related subject – at least a 2:2 – or the international equivalent. We might also consider your application if you have a different kind of computing qualification, together with substantial experience in a computing-focused role. International students please see mmu.ac.uk/international


Fees and funding

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Artificial Intelligence at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS