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Master of Artificial Intelligence

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
1.5 years
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Start date: 28-February-2022
Victoria University of Wellington
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Gain skills and conceptual understanding that prepare you for a professional or academic future in Artificial Intelligence, with a Master’s degree from Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington.

Enhance your career prospects

You’ll be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of concepts and techniques behind Artificial Intelligence. And you'll acquire skills to build AI tools with a wide range of applications and the potential to solve real-world problems across sectors like education, logistics, business, and the web.

Duration and workload

The Master of Artificial Intelligence can typically be completed in 12–16 months of full-time study, or in up to two years part time.

Most students will need to start their course of study in Trimester 1, which begins in February. If you have prior knowledge of the field, you may be able to start in Trimester 2—talk to the programme director to discuss your options.

If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year.

How you’ll study

The Master of Artificial Intelligence is a two-part qualification with components of both coursework and research.

Part 1

In Part 1 you’ll take courses looking at topics that range from big data to natural language processing. Your course of study will include a core course that will introduce you to the ethical considerations behind Artificial Intelligence.

You can also choose to include courses in Data Science and Statistics, Network Engineering, Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering, or Software Engineering.

Part 2

In Part 2 you’ll undertake a research essay and a supervised research project in an advanced area of Artificial Intelligence.

Entry criteria

To be accepted into this programme you will need:

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject with at least B average or extensive professional experience.

To be accepted into this programme you will need one of the following:

IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0

TOEFL: minimum score of 90 for the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing

Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 58 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 50)

EPP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5


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