MSc Artificial Intelligence

Online University of Essex Online    Online Masters Degree Programmes

Part time February, September MSc 2 Years Part Time

About the course

Start Dates: February, May, September

In the ever-evolving modern world, traditional technology is constantly being reimagined. Become qualified in this growing field with our innovative conversion degree. This 100% online and part-time degree will provide individuals that don’t have a background in IT with the skills to work professionally in artificial intelligence (AI).

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Entry Requirements

Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
• an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience entry route
You must meet the following criteria:
• at least three years’ relevant work experience

English language requirement
Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency.


Full tuition fees – £11,836 (2022-23)

Our MSc Artificial Intelligence tuition fees are the same for all students, in the UK and internationally – and it includes all teaching materials and required reading. There aren't any hidden charges for assessments or resits!

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Michelle Franklin

The course is amazing. It isn’t easy.

I needed an online course as running the business does take up a lot of my time. I looked into the different options and their course was well explained and the information given by the team was very straight forward and easy to understand.

The course is amazing, it isn’t easy, and you need to be focused and make time to read the literature and complete your modules but it has ignited a passion for learning that I had forgotten I had. It is important that you learn how to manage your time and ensure you make the most of any study time you get.

The course is well structured, and the online forum is easy to use. There is a lot of ongoing support so if you are unsure of something you can always contact either your student support team or your tutor. You are never made to feel that any question is silly, being new to study and being older I was worried that I would look daft and ask silly questions but not once have any of the team made me feel that way.

There is so much support from the team at the University of Essex Online. They are on hand all the way through the process of applying for your course, the funding options available and they support you as you go along.

I was hesitant and put off doing this for years as I doubted my ability and didn’t feel confident enough but now I wish I had taken the leap years ago.


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5% discount


We’ll offer you a 5% discount if you pay your full course fee up-front. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.

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You will be required to write a statement (up to 500 words) in support of your International scholarship application. This will need to include details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study our course and how a scholarship could help you.

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International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our postgraduate online courses. Scholarship applications are assessed on a merit basis and will take into consideration previous qualifications and level of work experience.

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