Make technology more human

Artificial Intelligence

MSc / Postgraduate Certificate

Become the AI expert tomorrow needs with a qualification from one of the UK’s leading universities.

Delivered 100% online, our Artificial Intelligence course offers you the most up-to-date artificial intelligence knowledge that speaks directly to the skills that employers are actively seeking within the AI development sector. With our premium online course, you’ll join a global network of professionals interacting in virtual social spaces and live sessions with our expert academics.

 

Type of online courses
MSc or Postgraduate Certificate

Start dates
Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

Length
Two to four-years (MSc)
Eight months to two years (Postgraduate Certificate)

Cost per module
£1,350
(+ £1,850 research module fee, MSc)

Entry requirements
First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Full entry requirements

Make technology more human

Artificial Intelligence

MSc / Postgraduate Certificate

Become the AI expert tomorrow needs with a qualification from one of the UK’s leading universities.

Delivered 100% online, our Artificial Intelligence course offers you the most up-to-date artificial intelligence knowledge that speaks directly to the skills that employers are actively seeking within the AI development sector. With our premium online course, you’ll join a global network of professionals interacting in virtual social spaces and live sessions with our expert academics.

 

Type of online courses
MSc or Postgraduate Certificate

Start dates
Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

Length
Two to four-years (MSc)
Eight months to two years (Postgraduate Certificate)

Cost per module
£1,350
(+ £1,850 research module fee, MSc)

Entry requirements
First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Full entry requirements

The University of Leeds campus

Why choose Leeds?

We are one of the top 100 universities in the world and ranked 15th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2021) with a global reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

A highly ranked faculty

Our School of Computing, part of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, is ranked 9th for Computer Science in the UK (The Complete University Guide, 2021).

Our specialist Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence for Medical Diagnosis and Care focuses on the innovative technologies in the field of Artificial Intelligence. It gives us strong research capability in this fast-paced discipline of AI.

Over 85% of the School’s research activity in Computer Science was classified as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” in the latest Research Excellence Framework. 100% of the School’s research was deemed to have either “outstanding” or “very considerable” impact in the same exercise.

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Why study AI?

Our cutting-edge course allows you to specialise your intelligence, regardless of your sector. This Masters in Artificial Intelligence is one of few courses that is purely AI-focused, covering an extensive range of AI, Robotics and Machine Learning tools and techniques.

Delivering an academic experience equivalent to that of an on-campus student, it is taught by computer scientists for professionals who recognise the importance of AI to their sector. This course is perfect for you if you are:

  • Looking to reskill to enter the AI Developer
  • Looking upskill to develop, manage and plan AI solutions within your current organisation
  • Seeking a route to higher level study to develop academic prowess further within this field.
The University of Leeds campus

Why choose Leeds?

We are one of the top 100 universities in the world and ranked 15th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2021) with a global reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

A highly ranked faculty

Our School of Computing, part of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, is ranked 9th for Computer Science in the UK (The Complete University Guide, 2021).

Our specialist Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence for Medical Diagnosis and Care focuses on the innovative technologies in the field of Artificial Intelligence. It gives us strong research capability in this fast-paced discipline of AI.

Over 85% of the School’s research activity in Computer Science was classified as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” in the latest Research Excellence Framework. 100% of the School’s research was deemed to have either “outstanding” or “very considerable” impact in the same exercise.

Young caucasian woman using a touch sensitive display while standing on the street with night lights on background, female touching futuristic smart bus station display for self service information

Why study AI?

Our cutting-edge course allows you to specialise your intelligence, regardless of your sector. This Masters in Artificial Intelligence is one of few courses that is purely AI-focused, covering an extensive range of AI, Robotics and Machine Learning tools and techniques.

Delivering an academic experience equivalent to that of an on-campus student, it is taught by computer scientists for professionals who recognise the importance of AI to their sector. This course is perfect for you if you are:

  • Looking to reskill to enter the AI Developer
  • Looking upskill to develop, manage and plan AI solutions within your current organisation
  • Seeking a route to higher level study to develop academic prowess further within this field.
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Meet your faculty

“Throughout the course, our team of high-profile academics will create an exceptional study experience guided by industry knowledge and research. You will see the importance of Artificial Intelligence and its impact on industries across the world. The breadth of expertise represented in the Artificial Intelligence MSc course will give you an understanding of complex technologies such as Robotics and Algorithms, as well as the strategy behind AI.”

Professor Eric Atwell, Programme leader

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Meet your faculty

“Throughout the course, our team of high-profile academics will create an exceptional study experience guided by industry knowledge and research. You will see the importance of Artificial Intelligence and its impact on industries across the world. The breadth of expertise represented in the Artificial Intelligence MSc course will give you an understanding of complex technologies such as Robotics and Algorithms, as well as the strategy behind AI.”

Professor Eric Atwell, Programme leader

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e.g. physics/physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, econometrics, business analytics


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You can choose from two options

We offer a Masters and a Postgraduate Certificate course in Artificial Intelligence. Our Masters provides in-depth knowledge on AI applicable to a variety of sectors. The Postgraduate Certificate is a gateway to the full Masters. Both awards are taught at the same academic level, and cover the same core modules: Programming for Data Science, Data Science**, and Algorithms**.

Masters

  • Two to four-year course
  • Nine taught modules, one research project
  • Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
  • Fees: £1,350 per module + £1,850 research module fee (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Apply with a First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Full entry requirements
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Algorithms, Robotics, and Machine Learning.
  • Ideal for developing AI solutions to the real world in your current role to address a work-related challenge.

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis.

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Eight months to two-year course
  • Four taught modules; no requirement to complete a research project
  • Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
  • Fees: £1,350 per module (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Apply with a First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Full entry requirements
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Programming for Data Science, and Algorithms.
  • A stepping stone to the full Masters course
  • Ideal for: quickly progressing or upskilling

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis

** For the Postgraduate Certificate you must select from either Data Science or Algorithms.

Masters

  • Two to four-year course
  • Nine taught modules, one research project
  • Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
  • Fees: £1,350 per module + £1,850 research module fee (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Apply with a First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Full entry requirements
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Algorithms, Robotics, and Machine Learning.
  • Ideal for developing AI solutions to the real world in your current role to address a work-related challenge.

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis.

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Eight months to two-year course
  • Four taught modules; no requirement to complete a research project
  • Six start dates a year: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov
  • Fees: £1,350 per module (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Apply with a First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any mathematical or highly numerate discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied Full entry requirements
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Programming for Data Science, and Algorithms.
  • A stepping stone to the full Masters course
  • Ideal for: quickly progressing or upskilling

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis

** For the Postgraduate Certificate you must select from either Data Science or Algorithms.

Speak to our enrolment advisors

Why study online

Your learning will be delivered 100% online via our virtual learning environment, Minerva. Each week you will study through live face-to-face sessions with our world-class academics in a mixture of structured and open-ended learning techniques.

  • Every module is supported by a series of interactive and collaborative activities to bring students’ online learning experience to life.
  • Our award-winning virtual learning environment is designed so that students can fit their studies around a busy professional and personal life.
  • Our online learning course is designed to ensure professionals living and working across the world together can share experiences and knowledge with each other.
  • Collaborate and learn from like-minded professionals during regular interactive activities, including live seminars, virtual discussions, and group projects.
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Why study online

Your learning will be delivered 100% online via our virtual learning environment, Minerva. Each week you will study through live face-to-face sessions with our world-class academics in a mixture of structured and open-ended learning techniques.

  • Every module is supported by a series of interactive and collaborative activities to bring students’ online learning experience to life.
  • Our award-winning virtual learning environment is designed so that students can fit their studies around a busy professional and personal life.
  • Our online learning course is designed to ensure professionals living and working across the world together can share experiences and knowledge with each other.
  • Collaborate and learn from like-minded professionals during regular interactive activities, including live seminars, virtual discussions, and group projects.
White male using iPad at the university of Leeds to study

Your Dedicated Student Success Team

You’ll also have a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will guide you throughout your course:

  • Connecting you to specialist services.
  • Pastoral support.
  • Navigating around the learning platform.
  • Assessment deadline reminders.
  • Access to careers and employability advice.
  • Enrolment and progress to the next module.
  • Fee payment.
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“We pride ourselves in supporting students with the integration into their online learning communities. No matter what work or life challenges they might face outside of their studies, we are always here to listen and have confidence that we can assist students in overcoming obstacles and helping them get over the finish line”

Mark Bennett, Senior Student Success Advisor

Your Dedicated Student Success Team

You’ll also have a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will guide you throughout your course:

  • Connecting you to specialist services.
  • Pastoral support.
  • Navigating around the learning platform.
  • Assessment deadline reminders.
  • Access to careers and employability advice.
  • Enrolment and progress to the next module.
  • Fee payment.
speech or live chat icon

“We pride ourselves in supporting students with the integration into their online learning communities. No matter what work or life challenges they might face outside of their studies, we are always here to listen and have confidence that we can assist students in overcoming obstacles and helping them get over the finish line”

Mark Bennett, Senior Student Success Advisor

Application Deadlines

July 2021 start / 8 June 2021

September 2021 start / 10 August 2021

November 2021 start / 5 October 2021

January 2022 start / 7 December 2021

All suitably qualified candidates will be interviewed by telephone or online as part of the selection process.

Get more information about the course and application process.