What will I learn?

Learn how to research, design and develop machine learning and autonomous systems technologies. You’ll be prepared for a range of careers in industry.

Intelligent and autonomous systems are increasingly important in all areas of human life and activity from medicine and space exploration to agriculture and entertainment.

Understanding and developing autonomous systems involves a range of skills and knowledge including designing interactive systems with both human and machine elements, and modelling and building systems that can sense and learn.

Machine learning is at the heart of autonomous and intelligent systems, including computer vision and robotics. It also underpins the recent developments in data analytics across many fields.

You will learn to use new knowledge to solve complex machine learning and autonomous systems problems. You’ll develop a range of skills including the theory of machine learning, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems design and engineering, and the implications for humans of interacting more and more with intelligent and autonomous systems.

Teaching

You'll be taught by academics from the Department of Computer Science with expertise in machine learning, autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction. This course has been designed in collaboration with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering who offer expertise in robotics.

You will study in a research-led department with a supportive postgraduate community. You’ll learn in our bespoke computer laboratory and be exposed to the latest ideas and technology. The department has strong links to industry both nationally and internationally.

Careers

With machine learning and autonomous systems forming an essential part of a number of key industries, you'll have good prospects for employment after the course.

You’ll gain the knowledge and transferable skills for a career in a wide range of industries, or for further study at PhD level. Graduates from the department have gone on to work in a variety of sectors, including IT consultancy, software development, banking and education.

Which department am I in?

Computer Science

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£25,000.00 (25,76,170) per year
The above mentioned fee is standard fee. Students need to pay £6,945 for Placement fee. Tuition fees are liable to increase annually for all University of Bath students.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

University of Bath

Claverton Down,

Bath,

Bath And North East Somerset,

BA2 7AY, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have at least three years of full-time, post-graduation work experience with evidence of career progression; 2:1 or above undergraduate degree or international equivalent. English language requirement: You will need an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of at least 6.5 overall. Your scores for reading, writing, listening and speaking must be at least 6.0.

For international students

Students should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. English language requirements IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components

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

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