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MEng Artificial Intelligence / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
MEng
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades A*AA
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

38 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics and a science subject.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

The School of Computer Science receives in the region of 1700 applications per year for 225 places across our undergraduate degree courses.

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
G702
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

One of the challenges in computing is to make computers demonstrate intelligent behaviour, so that they can solve new problems or cope with the unknown. Current achievements include image and voice recognition, and NASA's Mars Rovers. By combining the study of artificial intelligence and traditional computing techniques with an understanding from psychology of how humans learn, these degree programmes prepare you for a career applying computing in challenging applications.

Artificial intelligence related topics covered include techniques for representing and reasoning about knowledge, including approaches in machine learning in which general patterns are learned from examples. These programmes give you the opportunity to study these techniques, and their application in areas such as computer vision, games, natural language processing and the semantic web.

This four-year full-time MEng programme enhances the contents of the equivalent three-year BSc programme by enabling you to study specialised topics to a greater depth and broaden your skills and experience with a period in industry, enterprise related courses, and industrially-focused project work. The enhancements enable you to develop an in depth specialist knowledge across a range of computing subjects, including some covered by the MSc in Advanced Computer Science. They also allow you to understand the business skills needed to develop and manage a successful business exploiting computing technology.

Detailed programme and course unit information is available here

Fees

Fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

Scholarships/sponsorships

All new UK/EU (home tuition fee) students, applying for first year entry, who achieve an A*AA (A* in maths) or equivalent will be awarded the Kilburn Entry Scholarship worth £1,000.

Well qualified international students will be considered for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships.  For further details please see  EPS International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships .

Contact details

Academic department
School of Computer Science
Contact name
Sophia Lewis-Martyr
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 6124
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 6204
Email
Website
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/
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