Apply by:
19 October 2021
To start:
2 November 2021
  • 180 credits
  • 2 years part-time
  • £6,600 total fees
  • QAA-commended university

Choose Wolverhampton

  1. 100% online master's degrees completed within 24 months
  2. Commendation from Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
  3. 85% of research ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally important’ (latest REF)
  4. Providing education and opportunity since 1827
  5. Courses developed with industry partners
  6. Option to pay per module
  7. Alumni discount available

A launchpad for an exciting career in artificial intelligence

An entirely online master’s for forward-thinking individuals who may not have a background in computer science.

The 100% online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence provides you with an exciting opportunity to launch a career into a high-tech field that is characterised by its exponential growth and its rapidly increasing importance to modern industry and society.

Studying this course, you will experience the application of AI in the real world, from image and speech processing through to web chatbots. The emphasis of the course is not only on the theoretical, but also the practical application of this technology in new and ever-evolving domains.

This master’s degree equips you with knowledge and skills to recommend solutions and apply existing AI tools to real-world challenges in areas such as business, health, industry. The course has been designed in close consultation with AI experts and leverages unique tools and platforms to deliver the core skills and capabilities required in this field. You will be equipped for innovative roles in areas such as the creative industries, product design and the games industry.

On-demand study, from anywhere

A flexible online course design that can be accessed all over the world.

The online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence has been developed to facilitate learning in parallel with a busy work and family life. The flexible course design means that you can study in your spare time, on demand, at the times that work for you. This ensures that you can study around your other commitments, rather than having to put them on hold. You can continue to earn while you learn, enabling you to apply your new knowledge and skills to your role as you progress in your studies.

All teaching is delivered online through our cutting-edge learning portal, which means that you don’t ever need to visit campus and can study from home, or indeed from anywhere in the world.

An interactive online learning community

Online teaching and learning with inclusion, interaction and collaboration at its core.

At the University of Wolverhampton, everything we do is with our students and learners in mind. We’ve specifically designed the online learning experience to encourage teamwork, collaboration and group-led learning. On discussion boards and forums, you will discuss course content with fellow learners and the academic team, and work with peers on group tasks and learning exercises. Moreover, studying this online master’s represents a golden opportunity to grow your network by making new and potentially valuable connections with fellow professionals from a range of industries all over the world.

What you will learn

Studying the online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, you will develop a critical understanding of the processes, techniques, methodologies and hands on applications of artificial intelligence using contemporary software. It equips you with the key skills needed to apply AI tools and techniques to complex real-world situations. You will also develop the communication, management and organisational skills needed to lead data science projects and to
communicate findings to the wider organisation including to non-technical audiences.

Knowledge and skills taught include:

  • Data science
  • Machine learning
  • AI technologies
  • Applications of AI
  • Intelligent agents
  • Data mining
  • Informatics
  • Project management

Specialist AI expertise and teaching excellence

Studying the online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, you will benefit from the deep expertise in AI of a research-active team, many of whom are engaged in leading-edge projects. Our research credentials are reflected by the fact that 85% of the research at The University of Wolverhampton was recognised as ‘world-leading’ or of ‘international importance’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework. We are also proud to have received a commendation from the Quality Assurance Agency – the highest award that it can give to a university. Our computer science students have partnered with industry on a number of innovative projects, examples of which include app and software development for the NHS and the West Midlands police.

Entry requirements

You should normally have, or be about to complete:

  • A recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) from an accredited college, institution or university, equivalent to or higher than a UK bachelor’s degree with honours
  • GCSE Maths or equivalent

Or:

  • If you do not hold a recognised degree or hold an ordinary degree, you should have at least two years of relevant work experience in a professional, managerial or supervisory role
  • GCSE Maths or equivalent

You will need to have access to a computer with administration access so that you can install the software to be used on the course.

Fees

Total fees: £6,600
Per 15-credit module fee: £550

If you are based in the UK, you may be eligible for a government postgraduate loan to cover the full costs of the course.

University of Wolverhampton alumni discount: If you have successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you are eligible for a 10% tuition fees reduction.

Modules

QAA commendation (the highest accolade that can be awarded)
85% of research 'world-leading' or 'internationally important' (latest REF)
Industry partners have helped develop our courses
2 years get a master’s within 24 months
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