M.Sc. On Campus

Artificial Intelligence

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
35900 GBP/year
16200 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Artificial Intelligence programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is taught at the UK’s longest established centre for artificial intelligence, which remains one of the best in the world.


Many of the courses in the Artificial Intelligence programme offered by The University of Edinburgh will be taught by internationally known researchers spanning a wide range of areas in artificial intelligence and also drawing on research in related fields such as neuroscience, cognitive science, linguistics, and mathematics. We aim to give you the fundamental knowledge and practical skills needed to design, build, and apply AI systems in your chosen area of specialisation.

Career opportunities:

Our students are well prepared for both employment and academic research. The emphasis is on practical techniques for the design and construction of intelligent systems, preparing graduates to work in a variety of specialisms, from fraud detection software to recommendation systems and assistive robots.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accelerated Natural Language Processing
  • Advanced Vision
  • Automatic Speech Recognition
  • Decision Making in Robots and Autonomous Agents
  • Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition
  • Natural Language Understanding, Generation, and Machine Translation
  • Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Robotics: Science and Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics or psychology.
  • Entry to this programme is competitive. A typical offer will normally require a UK first class honours degree.
  • Competence in programming is essential. During your degree you must have completed a programming course in at least one of the following: C/C++, Java, Python, R, Matlab, Haskell, ML.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc 2 years part-time fees

  • Home - £8,100
  • International/EU - £17,950

MSc 3 years part-time fees

  • Home - £5,400
  • International/EU - £11,970

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /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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