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  • Postgraduate taught
  • MSc

Computing (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning)

Deepen your knowledge and understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning to prepare for a career in the computing industry.

Deepen your knowledge and understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning to prepare for a career in the computing industry

Build your project management and communication skills through group tasks and an individual project

Course key facts

  • Qualification

    • MSc

  • Duration

    1 year

  • Start date

    September 2024

  • Study mode


  • Fees

    • £22,250 Home

    • £41,750 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • South Kensington

Minimum entry standard

  • First class Honours in a subject with a substantial computing component

View full entry requirements

Course overview

Enhance your understanding of artificial intelligence and knowledge of engineering on this Master's course, aimed at students looking to specialise in this growing area.

This course will develop your expertise in AI, ensuring you understand the state-of-the-art and can apply techniques to solve problems and develop applications.

You'll also explore emerging trends and acquire practical programming skills in suitable languages such as Prolog, Matlab or Python.

We also offer the following MSc Computing specialisms for those looking to advance their knowledge of other areas of computing: 


This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.

Find out more about potential course changes.

Please note: it may not always be possible to take specific combinations of modules due to timetabling conflicts. For confirmation, please check with the relevant department.

You’ll take all of these core modules.

Core modules

In addition to your core modules, you’ll choose between five and eight modules from Group 1 and up to three modules from Group 2.

Group 1

Group 2

Teaching and assessment

Teaching and learning methods

  • Person at lectern giving speech
  • Four students sitting in a tutorial
  • People collaborating and completing practical work.
    Practical work
  • Laboratory
  • A group of people interacting
    Group work
  • Research project

Assessment methods

  • A person completing a written exam
    Written exams
  • Person completing coursework
  • Lab work
  • Person making a presentation
    Presentations and demonstrations
  • Papers from a written report
    Technical report
  • Dissertation

Entry requirements

How to apply

Applications are now closed for 2024 entry.

Tuition fees

Home fee

2024 entry


Overseas fee

2024 entry


How will studying at Imperial help my career?

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Get the advanced skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Consider this course if you're pursuing a career in industry, or if you're interested in a research career in academia or industry.

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With an Imperial Computing degree, you'll be able to explore a variety of career opportunities.

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Graduates are sought after in roles such as application/web development, networking, AI, media, finance, robotics, and computer games.

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Other potential career paths include chip design, cyber security, data management, bio-medical systems and transport

Terms and conditions

There are some important pieces of information you should be aware of when applying to Imperial. These include key information about your tuition fees, funding, visas, accommodation and more.

Read our terms and conditions

You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.

Programme specifications