New MSc launched to place graduates at the forefront of a technological revolution

Innovative Masters in Artificial Intelligence introduced in response to the growing demand for skilled graduates

Date: 11 November 2019

London Met's School of Computing and Digital Media has launched a new MSc in Artificial Intelligence which will start in February 2020.

The course is designed for those who want to start or progress a career which plays a part in transforming the relationship between people and technology, as well as those who want to be on the forefront of the current digital revolution that is spanning all sectors – from science and engineering to business and entertainment.  

Speaking about the launch of the MSc Artificial Intelligence, Subject Leader Preeti Patel said: “We are really excited about this course. Recent advances in this area have made it possible to construct software that solves problems beyond human reach. As a result, there is a huge demand for AI specialists in almost every industry. We’re aiming to offer our graduates not only a wider pool of career opportunities but a good chance of a higher starting salary than average.”

One of the core modules in the MSc provides students with an in-depth appreciation of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing concepts, models, infrastructures and capabilities. Practical work within the module will provide students with real, hands-on, experience of building a basic Internet of Things infrastructure that can access Cloud Computing services and the opportunity to develop their Python programming skills and abilities. 

More choice for students, led by industry

The AI MSc is one of several new courses in the School of Computing and Digital Media which have been introduced to respond to the needs of a fast-moving industry and students. This has included the successful launch in September 2019 of new cutting-edge titles such as BEng Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics and BEng Electronics and the Internet of Things

Many of the new courses include an integrated foundation year have been created to encourage those without traditional qualifications to access the computing and engineering sectors and a new MSc in Cryptography is also being developed which will take its first students in September 2020.

To find out more about- or apply to-  MSc Artificial Intelligence at London Metropolitan University please visit the course page or contact the University course enquiries team by phone, email or live chat here

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