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Our Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science BSc degree programme will equip you with both the computing and scientific skills to solve real-world problems in one of the leading centres for Artificial Intelligence teaching and research in Europe. At the University of Birmingham our research expertise allows us to offer an unusually rich and innovative programme for undergraduate study which enables our students to leave us ready for a career path in industry or research. Our three-year Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science BSc degree is structured to give you a thorough understanding of the field of computer science whilst providing you with the opportunity to develop a strong theoretical grounding in Artificial Intelligence with many opportunities to put this in to practice. Artificial Intelligence is one of the current hot topics in Computer Science and society more broadly. It is at the heart of everyday technology and the understanding and application of AI holds the key to solving many current and future real-world problems. This is why our wide range of modules allow you to delve deep into the areas of AI that interest you most and that will set you up for your future career, from Intelligent Robotics to Complex Adaptive Systems. We know how competitive the graduate job market can be, that’s why you also learn computer programming in Java – a language widely used in business and industry that will ensure you stand out in future applications. During your time with us you will take part in group work which will allow you to develop key skills essential for both a career in industry or research.
A full breakdown of modules and credits are located on our website. This is accessed by clicking on the 'view course details' link towards the top of this page. From there you can access specific module information in the module section on the 'course details' tab.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAA||A level Mathematics grade A required. If you are taking any reformed science A levels, which include Biology, Chemistry and Physics taught from 2015, you must pass the practical element. General Studies or Critical Thinking not accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D* plus A-level Maths at grade A. BTEC Extended Diploma/Diploma qualifications will only be considered if accompanied by A level Mathematics.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||6, 6, 6 required at Higher Level (including 6 in Mathematics), with a minimum of 32 points overall. We also require 5 in Standard Level English.|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|