• Aberystwyth University Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Derby Online Learning Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Bristol Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Northumbria University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Southampton Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses

Postgrad LIVE! Study Fair

Birmingham | Bristol | Sheffield | Liverpool | Edinburgh

University of Stuttgart Featured Masters Courses
Barcelona Technology school Featured Masters Courses
University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
University of Bedfordshire Featured Masters Courses
Teesside University Featured Masters Courses
  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas

    Computer Science

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full-time or 2-3 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    01 December 2017

Course content

This MSc is taught at the UK’s longest established centre for artificial intelligence, which remains one of the best in the world.

Our research draws on neuroscience, cognitive science, linguistics, computer science, mathematics, statistics and psychology to span knowledge representation and reasoning, the study of brain processes and artificial learning systems, computer vision, mobile and assembly robotics, music perception and visualisation. We aim to give you practical knowledge in the design and construction of intelligent systems so you can apply your skills in a variety of career settings.

Programme structure

You follow two taught semesters of lectures, tutorials, project work and written assignments, after which you will learn research methods before individual supervision for your project and dissertation.

Compulsory courses:

  • Informatics Research Review
  • Informatics Project Proposal
  • Introduction to Java Programming (for students who do not already meet the programming requirements for the taught masters)
  • Dissertation

You will choose a 'specialist area' within the programme, which will determine the choice of your optional courses:

  • Intelligent Robotics
  • Agents, Knowledge and Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

You can choose from a variety of optional courses including:

  • Advanced Vision
  • Algorithmic Game Theory and Its Applications
  • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Robotics: Science and Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Software Architecture, Process and Management
  • Text Technologies for Data Science
  • Computational Cognitive Neuroscience

Career opportunities

Our students are well prepared for both employment and academic research. The emphasis is on practical techniques for the design and construction of intelligent systems, preparing graduates to work in a variety of specialisms, from fraud detection software to spacecraft control.

Recent graduates are now working as software developers and engineers, programmers and data analysts for companies such as HarperCollins, J.P. Morgan, Nokia, IBM, Amazon, Soundcloud and the Bank of England.


Visit the Artificial Intelligence (MSc) page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...


Enquire About This Course

Recipient: University of Edinburgh

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully



Meet University of Edinburgh at

Postgrad LIVE! BIRMINGHAM
Postgrad LIVE! BRISTOL
Postgrad LIVE! EDINBURGH

Cookie Policy    X