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MScArtificial Intelligence

University of Surrey
United Kingdom, Guildford, Surrey
Tuition fee £21,000 per year
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Overview

The University of Surrey’s new MSc in Artifical Intelligence (AI) is the only course of its kind in the UK (2020). It covers the three most important aspects of AI – vision, speech and 5G – each backed up by a world-leading research group at Surrey. The course also encompasses the business, regulation and ethics aspects of modern AI.

AI is rapidly changing the way we live, work and learn. However, there’s currently a real shortage of AI talent worldwide, both to serve the industry and to drive future research.

Studying on Surrey’s MSc will enable you to capitalise on the wide spectrum of career opportunities provided by AI, preparing you to work in industry, take an entrepreneurial route or pursue further research.

This one-year full-time MSc will teach you the fundamental concepts of AI and universal machine learning tools essential for any AI job role, as well as specific practical and research skills in all three key AI topics: vision, speech and 5G.

You will gain experience with cutting-edge tools such as Deep Neural Networks (DNN), Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) and Deep Reinforcement Learning (Deep RL), through regular hands-on exercises and practical labs.

Why Surrey?
Surrey is uniquely placed to offer this MSc, which draws on expertise across the University. It is supported by two world-leading research centres at Surrey:
• Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) – which has been at the cutting edge of machine learning and AI research for three decades. The University is ranked No. 1 for Computer Vision research in the UK (CS Rankings)
• 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) – the UK’s largest academic research centre focused on the future communication network which will support AI technologies.

Programme structure

If you’re studying this course full-time, you’ll study eight modules across the year – four in each semester. During the first semester, you’ll also apply for and agree on a project with an academic supervisor and begin initial work on the project, before working on it full-time after the end of the second semester. From that point, you’ll have approximately two and a half months to complete the work and write up your dissertation.

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.

60 CREDIT STANDARD PROJECT Core Year-long
Semester 1:
ETHICS AND REGULATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Compulsory
INTERNET OF THINGS Compulsory
COMPUTER VISION AND PATTERN RECOGNITION Optional
FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING Optional
FUNDAMENTALS OF MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS Optional
SPEECH & AUDIO PROCESSING & RECOGNITION Optional

Semester 2

IMAGE PROCESSING AND DEEP LEARNING Compulsory
ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS Optional
ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING Optional
AI AND AI PROGRAMMING Optional
INNOVATION MANAGEMENT Optional

Career opportunities

- AI scientist at a global technology company (e.g. Adobe, Google, Facebook, Samsung)
- AI analyst in Finance/Banking and other jobs requiring a systematic understanding of AI
- Entrepreneurial roles, e.g. business start-ups focused on AI technology
- Industry-sponsored PhD studentship at the cutting edge of AI research

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States