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Artificial Intelligence, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Cork, Ireland| Online
The Artificial Intelligence programme at Cork Institute of Technology content delivers a comprehensive range of topics, integral to the study of AI. These include machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, optimisation and big data processing to name but a few

Overview

Artificial Intelligence at Cork Institute of Technology is a field of computer science that enables computers and machines to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Its many applications range from chess-playing robots and autonomous cars to speech, image, and language processing, robotic manufacturing, and surveillance systems. 

Learning outcomes

In the twenty-first century, AI has experienced a resurgence following concurrent advances in computer power, large amounts of data, and theoretical understanding. AI techniques have now become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to solve many challenging problems in computer science. This master’s programme provides a technical deep-dive into the area of AI. 

It aims to produce AI engineers with a highly relevant skillset in AI topics. Students will learn how to use and develop intelligent computer systems that can learn from experience, recognise patterns in vast amounts of data and reason strategically in complex decision-making situations. The programme content will deliver a comprehensive range of topics integral to the study of AI. 

These include machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, optimisation, and big data processing to name but a few. The programme contains challenging and interesting modules delivered by lecturers who are experts in AI. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practical Machine Learning
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Metaheuristic Optimisation
  • Big Data Processing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

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    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree Equivalent with a grade of at least 2.2
  • Some courses require a grade of 2.1 and upwards so please check specific couse page
  • English Language equivalent (if applicable). 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      12000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      5507 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5507 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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    Online Mode of Study: €7,500 in total. Three instalments of €2,500 are possible.

    Living costs for Cork

    • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
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