Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

The science to reshape our world.

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Course overview

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly successful in solving complex and key problems from self-driving cars and medicine to information retrieval and gaming. Recent advances exploit machine learning techniques where AI systems extract patterns from vast amounts of examples (big data) using large-scale computing infrastructure, such as the cloud. On the BSc Artificial Intelligence you'll specialise in this rapidly evolving area of computer science.

Accreditation

We're accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council.  

Why study Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) at Kent?

Open doors.

Graduates have gone on to excel in well-paid careers at companies such as Cisco and IBM.

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Accreditation.

Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT     

Be creative.

You’ll have access to a laser cutter, metal fabrication machinery and development equipment.  

Develop your skills.

Learn to code in languages like Java and Python.

Get ahead.

Take a paid placement year to help boost your professional skills and kick-start your career.  

Everything you need to know about our Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) course

Entry requirements

During Clearing our entry requirements change in real time to reflect the supply and demand of remaining course vacancies. If you think you've found the course for you, apply now to start your Kent journey this September.

Course structure

You'll learn a combination of solid knowledge of computing technologies and programming skills with an in-depth understanding of the principles and practice of building AI systems.

How you'll study

We know that people learn in a variety of ways, so most modules consist of a mix of lectures, practical classes, and seminars. You'll work on group projects, computer simulations and case studies, with a large-scale project of your choice in the final year.

Encouraging innovation.

The School has superb makerspaces, which house equipment including 3D printers, a laser cutter and metal fabrication machinery.

Your future

You'll be on course for a big future. Graduates who have both IT knowledge and business skills can expect excellent career prospects. Our graduates have gone on to work in:

  • software engineering
  • mobile applications development
  • systems analysis
  • consultancy
  • networking
  • web design and e-commerce
  • finance and insurance
  • commerce
  • engineering
  • education
  • government
  • healthcare

Recent graduates have gone on to develop successful careers at leading companies such as:

  • Cisco
  • IBM
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Citigroup
  • BT

From BSc to MBE

The only chance of me pursuing my career of choice was to find a great University that offered an industrial placement year.

Alumnus, Ezechi Britton, receives MBE

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

Full-time

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £22,700
  • International
    £22,700

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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