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Computer Science or Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) MSc

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Computer Science is playing a key role in many industries all around the world. Developments in artificial intelligence, apps and cyber security are changing how we live, work and socialise. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a range of high-level careers.

Core modules will develop your knowledge in key topics such as UX design, artificial intelligence and data analysis. Optional modules give you the flexibility to broaden your knowledge in specialist areas, including machine learning and autonomous robotics.

You have the option to tailor your degree with AI once you have registered. During your study, you are required to study 40 credits of AI modules, as well as to undertake the Research Project in Computer Science (AI) module. This allows you to graduate with the degree titled MSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence).

Research project

You will undertake an individual research project in an area of your choice. This could be in collaboration with an industry partner to build your experience and connections. You can also work with one of our world-leading research groups. Previous projects have included:

  • Autonomous robot navigation and path following via RFID tag detection
  • Deep Learning for Plant Phenotyping
  • A multi-platform mobile application to prevent and cure obesity in Mexico
  • Real world neural networks for interactive music composition in real time

Pathways

The Artificial Intelligence pathway allows you to graduate with a degree titled 'MSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)'. You will study 30 credits of compulsory AI modules and undertake an AI-focused research project.

Another pathway is offered for those without a computer programming background. This includes compulsory modules in fundamental mathematics and computer science.

Careers

This course prepares its students for careers in advanced software development, particularly where reliability and efficiency are vital requirements. Its graduates are likely to assume leading roles in major software-development projects in one of the areas of specialisation.

This course also provides an excellent foundation for further study and you may decide to progress to a PhD in order to continue your research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 113 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    154 69%

    23rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    30th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    7

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