Master of Artificial Intelligence (Coursework)

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Department: Institute for Intelligent Systems
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Artificial Intelligence (Coursework)
Programme Code: M6AI2Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 183
SAQA: 118671

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 1 Year Full-Time and 2 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


The purpose of the Master of Artificial Intelligence is to develop skilled graduates who can work at a high level of competence with cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence applications and concepts across various fields, including engineering, commerce and economics, mathematical sciences, natural sciences, and computer science. Graduates will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research relevant to research, development, and practice in this field. The programme will also provide specialized AI training and promote lifelong learning appropriate to the evolving discipline. To this end, the programme will provide students with insights into Psychology and AI, the importance of ethics, and a variety of aspects of machine learning, etc. The focus on the research project ensures graduates can undertake advanced reflection on issues in the field of AI.

Admission Requirements

Honours or NQF level 8 in Engineering, Commerce or Economics, or Mathematical Sciences Natural Sciences or Computer Science

Bachelor of Technology in aforementioned disciplines/fields with at least one year work experience or research experiences.

Students are selected on the basis of academic merit and an approved field(s) of study. Student must have completed a minimum of NQF level 5 Mathematics during undergraduate studies.

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