The course

Delivery type
Weekdays (full-time) / Weekends (part-time)
Duration
1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time)
Intake date
September
Location
Dubai

Contact

Overview

Our MSc in artificial intelligence gives you the understanding and skills to develop intelligent software applications, such as those involving evolutionary computation and learning.

You 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.

Accreditation

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

The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai.  All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.

Detailed course information

Course content

Detailed course guide

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
  • Applied Text Analytics

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.

Entry requirements

For MSc entry , a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

To find out about the entry requirements for this programme, kindly call +971 4 4358700 or please send an email to dubaienquiries@hw.ac.uk

English language requirements

Fees

  • AED 81900*

* All tuition fees inclusive of VAT

Scholarships and bursaries

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