MSc Artificial Intelligence (2 Years)

Programme Director: Ron Petrick

Programme Code: F2Z4-TAI

This programme is available in  Edinburgh.

Programme Structure and Progression Rules

Computer Science Postgraduate Handbook

Programme Structure

Year 1

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F21SF Software Engineering FoundationsF21AS Advanced Software Engineering
F29AI Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
F27ID Introduction to Interaction Design
Semester 1 (Optional – choose 1)Semester 2 (Optional – choose 3)
F21DF Database and Information Systems F20AD Advanced Interaction Design
F21SA Statistical Modelling and Analysis F21SM Software Engineering Master Class
C69RP Research Preparation in English 1 F29OC Operating Systems and Concurrency
C11PA Project Management
  C69RQ Research Preparation in English 2 *

* C69RQ option requires C69RP

Progression to Year 2 depends on passing 8 courses at grade D or better with an 8 course average of 50% plus getting a grade C or better on F29AI and F21SF, as well as C69RP and C69RQ for entrants with an IELTS below 6.5

Year 2

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F21BC Biologically Inspired ComputationF21RP Research Methods and Project Planning
F21DL Data Mining and Machine Learning 
Semester 1 (Optional – choose 2)   Semester 2 (Optional – choose 3)
F21GA 3D Graphics and Animation F21BD Big Data Management
F21HR Human Robot Interaction  F21CA Conversational Agents and Spoken Language Processing
F21RO Intelligent RoboticsF21DV Data Visualisation and Analytics
F21SC Industrial ProgrammingF21EC e-Commerce Technology
  F21GP Computer Games Programming

Semester 3: F21MP Masters Project and Dissertation