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ACS: Artificial Intelligence MSc - 2014 entry | The University of Manchester
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ACS: Artificial Intelligence MSc

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Selected entry requirements

Academic entry qualification overview

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in computer science, or in a joint degree with at least 50% computer science content. Applicants with extensive computer science industrial experience and a good honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission.

English language

All students are required to be proficient in spoken and written English. In order to be accepted onto an MSc programme in the School of Computer Science applicants need to provide evidence of having achieved the required level in one of the following english language qualifications:

  • IELTS score of 6.5 minimum (Writing 6) 5.5 in other sub-categories
  • Internet based TOEFL 100ib(w24) Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20
  • Cambridge Proficiency Grade 'C'
  • Pearson English overall 59 (writing 51)

If you envisage any difficulties in satisfying our English language requirements then please do let us know. The University offer a number of excellent pre-sessional English courses designed specifically to help international students meet our requirements prior to the start of their courses.

English language test validity

Some English language test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.