Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most exciting areas in computer science and engineering. AI deals with creating machines having the capability to learn, adapt and exhibit intelligence. AI research is revolutionising our lives and leading us to a world with self-driving cars, automated trading on stock markets, AI-assisted surgery, AI-controlled power grids, smartphones that can recognize objects / faces / speech, search engines that can translate languages, video games that exhibit responsive, adaptive and intelligent behavior. This MSc will provide an opportunity for students, to gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in AI and machine learning.

Key Fact
The MSc. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is a course unique to UL, offering a mix of established techniques and technologies with emerging new trends in AI and ML.

Subjects taught

Programme Content

Semester 1
• Introduction to Data Engineering and Machine Learning
• Evolutionary Computation and Humanoid Robotics
• Machine Vision
• Text Analytics and Natural Language Processing
• Artificial Intelligence for Games

Semester 2

• Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
• Deep Reinforcement Learning
• Probabilistic and Explainable AI
• Theory and Practice of Advanced AI Ecosystems
• Research Methods and Project Specification

Semester 3
• Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Project

Entry requirements

Applicants for must have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalents) in a relevant or appropriate subject (Computer Science, Computer Engineering programmes, or level 8 Science programmes that have sufficient mathematical and programming skills), or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement.

Application dates


Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable

A copy of your birth certificate/passport

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year Full Time

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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