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.
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.
Our Artificial Intelligence degree course has been designed with the industry and employers in mind, meaning you have the opportunity to learn the professional skills you’ll need after graduation. The course is supported by our Employers’ Advisory Group, which includes experts from companies like ARM, Redgate, Amazon and Cambridge Spark.
During your time at ARU, you'll work on live brief assignments proposed by companies like Mathworks or Redgate and you will have 12-month access to Pluralsight professional online training courses for programmers, which is included in and guided through the Introduction to Programming module. This gives you enhanced opportunities to experience real-world professional training as part of your academic course.
You’ll learn all about the history of AI, the systems that underpin AI and the advanced algorithms that are employed. To achieve this, you’ll be using the most up-to-date technologies including software packages and hardware infrastructure.
As part of your studies with us, you will be able to access online educational resources from the Intel AI Academy and AWS Educate programme. Our specialist facilities include a Cisco and AI lab, and we use tools such as Microsoft Imagine Premium and VMware IT Academy. We encourage collaboration, so you’ll also learn through activities with your peers, and lectures and seminars from industry experts.
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As a BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence student at ARU you’ll have access to:
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.
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
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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.
Informed by employers, our courses support an integrated approach to employability. You’ll have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities they are looking for and gain a deeper understanding of how your academic learning relates to the world of work through Live Briefs and Ruskin Modules.
To amplify your career ambition, you will need to actively dedicate time outside of your studies, whether you choose to explore placements, internships or volunteering. Or you could make a social impact by collaborating with our partner organisations through our volunteer scheme Students at the Heart of Knowledge Exchange (SHoKE). These all give you an edge, providing you with experience that you will be able to evidence on your CV and talk about in interviews.
Our Employability and Careers Service offers a range of expert advice and support to build your unique professional profile, including tailored career appointments, advice on writing your CV, and help to complete job applications. You’ll have 24/7 access to the Careers Centre, our comprehensive online digital resource, which empowers you to start building a Personal Career Development Plan from the very start. Design your future at ARU.
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