About this course
Artificial intelligence (AI) is set to revolutionise work, leisure and travel in ways we can only imagine. It has the potential to solve global health, social and environmental challenges. On this course, you’ll learn to design and build the AI programs and systems behind these exciting developments.
As a highly respected hub for AI research, you'll benefit from a range of specialist modules that few UK universities can match. You’ll also be taught by academics actively involved in the latest advances in AI.
Areas you’ll study include machine learning, computer vision, intelligent agents, game theory and robotics.
You’ll graduate with outstanding career prospects in one of today’s most exciting and rapidly evolving fields of computer science.
As part of your Masters you will:
learn how to design, build and deliver software programs and systems
study AI principles and practice at an advanced level
be taught by academic staff at the forefront of research
do an individual special project in year 3
take part in a group design project in year 4, working with an academic or industry customer
This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of:
fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer
This course is also accredited by the British Computer Society
If you’d prefer a more general approach, or you’d like to focus on a different specialism, you can choose from our other pathways.
- Computer Science
- Specialise in a key area of computer science on this integrated Masters degree. Build software programs and study topics like algorithmics or software design.
- Computer Science with Cyber Security
- Explore computer science and focus on the principles and practice of cyber security. You'll be well prepared for a career in the electronics industry.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.