What will I learn?

This micro-credential examines some of the legal and emotional consequences of using artificial intelligence systems in business and government. It explores emotional AI or affective computing, which is being used to develop machines that are capable of reading, interpreting, responding to, and imitating human affect.


Introduction to Emotional Artificial Intelligence
Emotional Artificial Intelligence and the Law
Personal information and sensitive inferences
New developments in AI and the implications for society

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion, enrollees will have the knowledge and skills to:

Demonstrate an ability to understand the complex legal issues associated with the developments in Emotional Artificial Intelligence
Evaluate legal and policy issues in relation to the deployment of Emotional AI in practice
Critically analyse the intersections with differing policy agendas and identify the different interests underlying the moves to regulate AI, and in particular emotional AI
Engage in discussions on the application of key requirements to new technologies such as emotional AI and the ongoing policy debates

Micro-credential stack information

This micro-credential may be undertaken as a stand-alone course or as part of a "stack".

Study options

Online/Distance (43 hours)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

Expected August 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

This micro-credential is taught at graduate level and assumes the generic skills of a Bachelors or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.