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MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence

Specialise in a fast-growth
area of computer science

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19 August 2024

To Start

02 September 2024

  • icon_timer_white Programme length: 12 months
  • icon_money_white Fees: £6,600

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Why Abertay?

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Ranked 31st in UK for Computer Science ****

* Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021 | ** Recognised by the UK Government's National Cyber Security Centre | *** Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback, Guardian University Guide, 2020 | **** Guardian University Rankings, 2024

Learn up-to-date skills in the exciting field of AI

An increasing number of organisations are realising the impact artificial intelligence (AI) can have on their future success, and so businesses across a variety of industries are seeking specialists in this exciting area.

Built upon our staff expertise and our strong links to industry, this MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence will equip you with up-to-date knowledge and will enable you to develop the sought-after skills that employers are looking for.

Specialise in the fast-growing field of artificial intelligence

What you'll learn

This master's degree will give you a firm foundation in the field of computer science alongside specialist knowledge of AI. You will build a broad range of skills that will be applicable to technical roles across many sectors.

You will develop core knowledge on networking, databases, and web development, whilst also developing the ability to utilise AI to improve processes, and recognise how businesses and systems can be improved through the application of AI techniques.

On successful completion of this MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, you will be able to:

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principal theories and concepts of computer science, including the principles of software development, databases, networking, and human factors


Develop a critical awareness of current issues in computer science and specialisms such as emergent technologies and artificial intelligence


Apply a range of specialised skills and practices in computer science as informed by developments in areas of coding, networking human factors and emergent technologies


Plan and execute a significant project of research, investigation, or development within a computer science specialism with due consideration of ethical approval and legal requirements


Deal with complex ethical and professional issues and make informed judgements on issues commensurate with current professional and ethical codes or practices

What you’ll study:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Human factors
  • Fundamentals of computing
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Web development
  • Databases
  • Networking
  • Emergent technologies

Designed with your future in mind

This online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence is suited to working mid-level professionals either aiming to change careers into this field or progress their current technical role into a more senior position.

Taught part-time, this degree fits around your current commitments which enables you to continue to work and build your career as you apply your learnings to your current position to boost progression opportunities.

Who our MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence is suited to

Entry requirements for home and international students

To study this MSc Computer Science, you must have:
  • A degree, or equivalent professional experience
English language requirements:
  • IELTS 6.0 and equivalents

Start dates

We have six start dates a year, so you can begin your studies within weeks.

Future-proof your career with this 100% online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence.