Royal Holloway, University of London

251–300 th
World University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom

Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

Our advanced, four-year MSci with a dedicated Artificial Intelligence (AI) pathway is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and practical experience to pursue a high level career in computing and AI. It offers a thorough grounding in computing as well as an in-depth study of the latest trends and technologies in the rapidly evolving world of AI. You will explore an AI related topic of your choice and showcase your abilities in an extended final year project. You will also have the chance to take courses from our MSc programmes and to graduate with an integrated masters qualification. It is particularly recommended for students who want to go on to postgraduate study or a scientific or technical career. You will not only enhance your knowledge and understanding of the subject but also gain a competitive edge over graduates from standard three-year BSc programmes. AI is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing aspects of 21st century technology. On this programme you will learn from leading researchers in the field, covering topics such as computer learning, intelligent agents, neural networks, bioinformatics, information security and computational finance, and benefit from access to our internationally renowned Computer Learning Research Centre. All this will be underpinned by a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of computing and the essentials of application development, from programming to software engineering, databases to web development, computer graphics to robotics. From the outset you be experimenting with programming games, robots, Gadgeteer kits, Subversion, JUnit testing, Scrum-based Agile software and more, in our well-equipped laboratories. Alongside our core modules you will have the flexibility to choose from a range of optional courses. There is also the possibility of transferring onto our five-year, year in industry programme subject to good academic progress. We are a highly respected, research-focused department with a friendly approach and award-winning teaching. We offer a summer work placement programme and a dedicated personal adviser to guide you through your studies. You will also be welcome to join our Computing Society, a thriving community of more than 400 computer enthusiasts from across the College. We are one of only seven departments in the UK to hold the Athena SWAN bronze award for our commitment to increasing female participation in computer science. + Get ahead of the game by studying at an advanced level, drawing on elements of our masters level programme. + Prepare yourself with the knowledge, skills and practical experience to pursue a high level career in artificial intelligence or computing. + Join an elite department, ranked 11th in the UK for the quality of its research output (Research Exercise Framework 2014). + 97% of our students said our programmes are well organised, and 92% said they are intellectually stimulating, (National Student Survey 2015). + This programme is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE).

  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site,Egham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £17,500
  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,Egham
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £17,500