Course Description

Artificial Intelligence (MSc)



Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field of computer science that enables computers and machines to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Its many applications range from chess-playing robots and autonomous cars to speech, image, and language processing, robotic manufacturing, and surveillance systems. In the twenty-first century, AI has experienced a resurgence following concurrent advances in computer power, large amounts of data, and theoretical understanding. AI techniques have now become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to solve many challenging problems in computer science. This masters programme provides a technical deep-dive into the area of AI. It aims to produce AI engineers with a highly relevant skillset in AI topics. Students will learn how to use and develop intelligent computer systems that can learn from experience, recognise patterns in vast amounts of data and reason strategically in complex decision-making situations. The programme content will deliver a comprehensive range of topics integral to the study of AI.

CollegeCork Institute of Technology (CIT)
Course LocationCork
Course CategoryIT & Computers
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course DurationFull-time: One Academic Year. Online: 24 months
Entry RequirementsSuccessful applicants will hold at least a second-class honours degree in Computer Science, Computing, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or a cognate discipline. Furthermore, all successful applicants are required to have a proficiency in mathematics, including statistics, and an advanced level of coding competency in a modern high-level computer programming language.
Carear PathStudents will be presented with opportunities to work on industry focused projects and research opportunities linked to the domain expertise of each lecturer. Staff in the Department of Computer Science have built an excellent national and international record in the application of AI and Machine Learning research in sectors ranging from renewable energy to life science. Research funding has been provided by Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Irish Research Council, Health Research Board, and the European Commission.
Phone353 21 4336140
Course CodeDr Ted Scully
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