From Amazon's Alexa to Tesla's self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how we work and live. Combining a constellation of technologies and methods, the University of Bolton's BSc (Hons) in Artificial Intelligence offers vital knowledge and skills in key AI areas. You'll study machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, natural language processing, and essential computing disciplines, ready for a career in this rapidly developing field. It's estimated that artificial intelligence (AI) could contribute over $15trillion to the global economy by 2030 (1). Major industries such as healthcare, financial services, entertainment, manufacturing and retail all offer significant and growing employment opportunities in AI. A wealth of career opportunities await ambitious and talented graduates with expertise in AI design, development and deployment. The University of Bolton's BSc (Hons) in Artificial Intelligence is an ideal choice if you seek a career in this innovative and fast-moving field. Our expert team will support you in developing wide-ranging knowledge of AI, programming and computing methods and techniques, along with strong practical skills in applying these technologies. We'll cover the essential areas of computer and software systems science that underpin AI, and explore specialised AI topics and the latest trends shaping the future of computer science. While studying at our town centre campus in the North of England, you'll explore the latest methodologies and development techniques based on industry standards. We'll support you in developing your understanding in areas such as machine learning, computer vision, deep learning and natural language processing. Our dedicated tutors will also promote lifelong learning skills, creativity and critical thinking so you're ready to adapt as the computing and AI industry evolves throughout your career. Our degree is tool-based. For each topic, we focus on developing your conceptual understanding and then support you as you learn to apply this theoretical knowledge in a practical setting. We use realistic scenarios developed with industry partners to test your skills and understanding. During the course, you'll build a coursework portfolio demonstrating your ability to solve real-world AI problems. This vital experience will help prepare you for a successful graduate career. Interpersonal and transferable skills are also essential, so we'll challenge you to develop sought-after communication, problem-solving, analytical, self-management, and decision-making skills. Our dedicated team will focus on helping you gain the skills employers value and a detailed understanding of the technologies and methods underpinning computing and AI. (1) https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/issues/data-and-analytics/publications/artificial-intelligence-study.html accessed on 22 October 2022
Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.
Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics. We'll be happy to consider your application if you don't meet the standard entry requirements but have non-traditional qualifications and/or relevant experience. You'll be required to undertake an assessment to determine your suitability for the course. You'll be assessed on your problem-solving skills and ability to participate in group work. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).|
We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.