University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence (Taught)

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Course summary

The MSc Advanced Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence is an advanced Masters degree for graduates with significant programming experience and a degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. The programme has been designed to meet the growing worldwide demand for skilled computer science professionals who have expertise in artificial intelligence. Throughout the MSc Advanced Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence you’ll develop an understanding of how artificial intelligence algorithms and technologies are designed, developed, optimised and applied to meet business objectives. You’ll learn to use a range of software systems that can be used to build reliable, scalable and quality artificial intelligence solutions, and how to apply rigorous AI methodologies through experimental design and exploratory modelling. You’ll also study the ethics of artificial intelligence applications and how different applications require different AI technologies.

Course details


Compulsory modules - Legal, Ethical & Professional Issues for the Information Society, Quantitative Methods for Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning Theory & Practices, Planning with Uncertainty, Deep Learning in Visual Computing Applications, Game Theory & Multi-agent Systems and Research Methods. Compulsory summer research project. Elective modules (You can choose 30 credits of elective classes from the following options to tailor your studies to your personal and career aspirations) - Mobile Software & Applications (20 credits), AI for Finance (20 credits), Distributed Information Systems (20 credits), Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Data Analytics (10 credits), Information Retrieval (10 credits), Business Analysis (10 credits), Evolutionary Computation For Finance 1 (10 credits), Big Data Tools & Techniques (10 credits)

Assessment method

Assessment is through a combination of individual work, group work, exams and practical work in laboratories. Around half the classes are assessed entirely by coursework, the others are a combination of coursework and examination.

Entry requirements

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in computer science or a closely related discipline. Significant programming experience, preferably in an imperative programming language e.g. Java, Python etc. The majority of modules will use Python. Other disciplines who have significant programming experience should contact us to discuss applying for this course. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9050 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9050 Year 1
Scotland £9050 Year 1
Wales £9050 Year 1
International £20650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence at University of Strathclyde - UCAS