Aston University, Birmingham

Artificial Intelligence (Taught) Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Postgraduate Awarded by: Aston University


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Course summary

This course aims to enable you to develop a systematic understanding of the Artificial Intelligence domain and the associated research and professional skills necessary in practice. You will develop the expertise to plan, design and implement appropriate AI solutions in practical scenarios.

The programme provides deep knowledge of Artificial Intelligence techniques and develops intellectual skills to create well-justified solutions. Through design and planning, implementation, testing, evaluation and documentation, you will gain susbstancial practical experience, and learn to prepare for the future challenges of AI.

Course details


This MSc has a total of 180 Credits.

Core Modules:
AI: Vision and Reality
Machine Learning
Mathematics for AI
Multi-Agent Systems and Strategic Decision Making
Research Methods and Professional Practice
MSc Major Dissertation

Choose 3 out of the following options:
Computational Intelligence
Deep Learning
Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Data Mining

Assessment method

The learning hours may include but are not limited to lectures, seminars, tutorials, lab sessions, practicals, online activity, reading, other independent study, reflecting on assignment feedback, field trips and work placements. Assessment types used on the programme include Examinations, Coursework, and Practicals.

Entry requirements

We expect applications from graduates of BSc with honours in Computer Science or related disciplines with a qualification equivalent to UK 2:2 or higher. Evidence of knowledge of Mathematics and Programming foundations should also be provided when the degree is not in Computer Science (i.e. transcript of degree programme or work experience). When a transcript is provided, the Mathematics and Programming grades should be equivalent to UK 60% or higher. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the offer decision.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements. For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,350 Year 1
International £19,450 Year 1
England £9,350 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,350 Year 1
Scotland £9,350 Year 1
Wales £9,350 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Sponsorship information

You can find out more about our Postgraduate scholarships for international students. If you are a UK or EU student, please email for information on funding. The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

Provider information

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

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