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Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
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23750 EUR/year
7690 EUR/year
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This Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is aimed at graduates with a primary qualification in Computer Science or related subject area. It is not a conversion course, but expects students to be already at a very high technical standard with regard to their Computer Science education. 

Overview

Artificial Intelligence is one the most exciting and fastest growing areas of the ICT industry and research. It has the potential to positively transform every aspect of all our lives, from Smart Cities and Autonomous Vehicles, through to improved healthcare services and low-carbon economies. Artificial Intelligence has the capacity to provide intelligent solutions that can help us to tackle many today’s greatest societal challenges. 

The full-time MSc in Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence at National University of Ireland, Galway is taught by renowned, interdisciplinary NUI Galway experts in the field. It covers over two semesters many complementary areas of Artificial Intelligence, including Meta-Heuristic Optimisation, Deep Learning, Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. 

Furthermore, students reinforce their newly gained skills in a 30-credit project that is completed during the summer. Here students may have the opportunity to collaborate with a research group or with an industry partner.

Career Opportunities

AI skills will be required in every industry and could create—according to a recent Forbes report—globally up to 22 million new jobs by 2022. The World Economic Forum estimates that by 2025 machines are expected to perform more current work tasks than humans compared to 71% being performed by humans today, and their recent report concludes that artificial intelligence, robotics and smart automation technology could contribute up to $15 trillion to global GDP by 2030.  

Within the AI space, there is a diversity of jobs requiring various levels of expertise:

  • More foundational jobs include data architects, software engineers and machine and deep learning engineers.
  • Advanced roles include specialist research engineers, including those that specialise in computer vision, language and speech, and AI architects.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Information Retrieval
  •  Meta-Heuristic Optimisation
  •  Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
  •  Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Candidates must be EU/EEA nationals or working in Ireland on an Irish Employment Permit

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

This MSc is targeted at high-performing graduates of level 8 computer science programmes, or level 8 science / engineering programmes that offer sufficient training in computing.

The minimum academic requirement for entry to the programme is a First Class Honours (or equivalent) from a recognised university or third-level college. However, a good Second Class Honours (or equivalent) can be deemed sufficient on the recommendation of the Programme Director. 

Overall, entry to the MSc in Computer Science—Artificial Intelligence requires a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in the writing ability category and no less than 6.0 in the other categories.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23750 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7690 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7690 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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