BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence

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Introduction

Meet the future head-on and help to shape the world with the science of machine learning with our Artificial Intelligence BSc (Hons) degree in Cambridge.

Hands-on learning

Learn programming techniques relevant to AI, including languages such as Python, C, C++, Matlab, and explore advanced Python-based machine learning libraries and pre-trained deep neural networks.

Our specialist facilities are perfect places to develop practical skills and get experience of working with industry-standard tools, such as VMware IT Academy and AWS. We encourage collaboration, so you’ll also learn through activities with your peers, and lectures and seminars from industry experts.

From self-driving cars to chess-playing computers, artificial intelligence (AI) has been shaping our world for some time now. With our BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence degree in Cambridge, you’ll explore the science of machine learning and develop the skills to firmly place yourself at the forefront of technological innovation.

Our degree course, accredited by both BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology), will help you stand out to employers in a range of industries, both in the UK and overseas. Once you graduate, you’ll be able to register as an Incorporated Engineer and, with further study, you can become a Chartered Engineer.

During your time at ARU, you’ll also get the opportunity for a placement year in industry which will see you linked with a high-tech hub company in Cambridge, the region and beyond. You’ll build up experience working and make industry contacts to benefit your studies and enhance your long-term career prospects.

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Facilities and accreditation

World-class facilities

As a BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence student at ARU you’ll have access to:

  • Computer labs and skills spaces to support your learning
  • a Cisco lab with hands-on routing and switching equipment
  • the latest industry-standard software and hardware for harnessing AI Intel’s AI Academy, an online resource for data processing
  • Microsoft Imagine Premium’s professional developer and designer tools
  • VMWare IT Academy’s virtualisation software and tools
  • award-winning library and IT facilities.

Intel AI Academy

Designed to fill a skills gap and meet a growing need for talented graduates, our BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence degree is supported by the Intel AI Academy.

BCS and IET accreditation

This course is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

It is also accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer

Careers

With our Artificial Intelligence degree, you’ll build the skills you need to work in both the development and application of artificial intelligence. You will develop the technical and analytical skills to approach data science projects in a variety of fields, from business forecasting to digital healthcare.

Alongside these skills, you’ll also acquire a solid understanding in the areas of computer science relevant to AI including programming, computer systems and digital security, providing a foundation for any number of careers including web development, IT systems or even creating your own apps.

As part of your studies, the option of a placement year could see you working in industry, making contacts and building up your experience and knowledge in the kind of environment you might ultimately work in.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us, of course. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters, such as continuing further with AI with our MSc Artificial Intelligence and Big Data or MSc Artificial Intelligence with Cybersecurity. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

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This course offers a foundation year – an extra year of study to help you prepare for university, and build your knowledge and skills.

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