Machine Learning in Science

Nottingham University Business School

12 months
21285 GBP/year
7290 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain advanced training into the fundamentals of modern Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with particular focus on their application to problems across the sciences.


This MSc is aimed at students with an undergraduate degree in one of the following subjects: physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science or engineering.

This one-year course consists of 180 credits, split into 120 credits of taught modules during the autumn and spring semesters, and a 60-credit research project that is completed in the summer period.

Modules are delivered through lectures and problem classes. There are a wide range of core compulsory modules and optional modules, as well as three alternative strands which allow you to select core and optional modules in different combinations. This allows you to choose modules to fit your undergraduate background and personal interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Physics of Deep Learning
  • Professional Ethics in Computing
  • Computer Vision
  • Quantum Information and Quantum Computing
  • Computational Neuroscience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in one of the following areas: physics, mathematics, computer science, chemistry, engineering. A 2.2 (or international equivalent) may be considered if the applicant has relevant work experience or another supporting factor

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21285 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21285 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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