24 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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University of Guelph's Artificial Intelligence specialization provides thesis-based Master’s students with a diverse knowledge base in artificial intelligence (AI) methodologies and ethical issues. Students learn from a multidisciplinary team of faculty members, while conducting AI-related research guided by a faculty supervisor.


Key facts

Through a combination of online learning, lectures, and experiential learning opportunities, students gain expertise in programming, algorithmic thinking, mathematical foundations and statistical analysis for AI, optimization, and data visualization.

Students enrolled in University of Guelph's Artificial Intelligence specialization must complete at least 2.25 credits in AI-related courses, as well as their home program requirements. 

Note that some credits in AI-related courses can satisfy both Collaborative Specialization in AI and home program requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Natural language processing
  • Computer vision
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Automation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Robotics
  • Precision agriculture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline is ongoing.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective students must first meet the admission requirements of a participating home program, which includes Bioinformatics (MSc), Computer Science (MSc), Engineering (MASc), and Mathematics and Statistics (MSc). Once the student is admitted to a home program, their application will be forwarded to the Collaborative Specialization’s Graduate Program Coordinator for review. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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