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MSc Artificial Intelligence

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Broaden your expertise through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques in Cambridge. Gain transferable skills in AI, and boost your employability with an optional 12-week placement.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

Why Artificial Intelligence at ARU?

  • Gain skills in vital areas of AI, including machine learning algorithms, neural computing, deep learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP).
  • Study in the Silicon Fen, known for its tech market and range of jobs in data science industry – the perfect opportunity to connect with top employers.
  • This course has been designed in response to the high demand for experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence learning, data analysis and modelling.
  • Experience hands-on learning with real-life data sets to practice skills required for the diverse AI industry.

In a world reliant on data to improve processes and monitor success, our Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence will help you gain the knowledge and skills to improve systems in your industry – or create better ones. It's been designed in response to the high demand for experts in data analysis and modelling.

Study at ARU in Cambridge and build on your existing skills. Our course is suitable for computer scientists, software engineers, IT professionals or established professionals in the areas of computing, mathematics and/or data analysis. Before starting the course, we strongly recommended that you have basic programming knowledge of Python.

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Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


Companies are looking for graduates with skills in machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques that our Masters degree provides.

After graduating you may wish to apply your skills in job roles where there is a need for AI-enabled business strategies and marketing, management of database records, e-business technologies, IT system development and design or IT project management.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our PhD in Computer Science or a Professional Doctorate in Science and Technology. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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