MSc in Artificial Intelligence

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Program Description

MSc in Artificial Intelligence

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Overview

Our MSc in Artificial Intelligence aims to impart the understanding and skills to develop intelligent software applications, such as those involving evolutionary computation and learning.

Students will develop skills in specialist areas with clear applications in industry, including data mining, pattern recognition and machine learning. The MSc project in some cases can be carried out in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.

This programme is accredited by the BCS, the chartered institute of IT.

Course content

Full-time students take 4 courses each semester and must normally take all core courses.

Core courses

  • Biologically Inspired Computation
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Research Methods and Project Planning
  • Masters project and dissertation

Optional courses

  • 3D Graphics and Animation
  • Advanced Interaction Design
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
  • Computer Games Programming
  • Software Engineering Foundations
  • Big Data Management
  • Intelligent Robotics

After semester 2, students continue full-time on the MSc project.

Project

In the third semester (May-August) students undertake a specialist MSc project which is written up as a 15000-word dissertation. This project enables further development and consolidation of skills introduced in the taught courses, applying them to a challenging practical problem in this subject area.

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above). Applicants who have completed secondary and tertiary education will need to provide documentary evidence. A minimum of one-year full-time study in English will be required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
81,900 AED
All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
Information
Deadline
Locations
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Dates
Sept. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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