MSc ACS: Artificial Intelligence / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

We require a First or strong Upper Second-class honours degree (2:1 with 65% average) from a UK university, or the overseas equivalent, in a Computer Science degree with a minimum of 50% Computer Science content.

When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average, references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification. 

Applicants with extensive Computer Science industrial experience and a 2:I honours degree in Computer Science, or its overseas equivalent, may also be considered for admission. We also require that all applicants have a strong background in Computer Science reflected, for example, in solid programming and software development skills.

We accept a range of qualifications, and welcome applications from overseas applicants:

China: a minimum of 83% in a 4-year bachelor's degree from a well ranked institution.

India: a minimum of 70% (First Class with Distinction) in a BSc Eng, BEng or BTech degree from a prestigious institution

For further information on international entry requirements, please contact pgt.compsci@manchester.ac.uk

English language

In order to be accepted onto an MSc programme in the Department of Computer Science, applicants need to provide evidence of having achieved the required level in a recognised English language qualification.

We also accept many other English language qualifications from overseas, depending on the qualification, the scores obtained and the University's assessment of its academic suitability.

Please contact pgt.compsci@manchester.ac.uk  and we will be able to advise further.

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. Please contact us for further information: pgt-compsci@manchester.ac.uk