Online admissions process

Applications for our September 2024 start are open. Spaces for this course are limited. Begin collating your documents early to give yourself the best chances of success with your application. You may however be interested in our Engineering Business Management online MSc  or Business Analytics online MSc.

You can either submit your application online or read on to find out more about what you will need for your application.

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Your student recruitment coordinator is also here to guide you through the process. If you haven't already, submit a request for information to get in contact with your student recruitment coordinator, and they can advise you on any questions you may have.

Key dates

  • Our online Artificial Intelligence MSc course starts in May, September and January
  • The course can be completed in two years and three months

Application checklist:

For your application, you will need your personal statement, CV and, if you are an international student, a certificate to assess your understanding of English.

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript and a copy of your degree certificate
  • One academic and/or professional reference
  • English language results or certificates (if applicable)


  • You should have a first or strong second-class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent
  • To apply for this course, you may have an undergraduate degree in any subject, but you must demonstrate evidence of relevant quantitative skills (especially algebra and calculus) either through your degree study or by alternative means

Personal statement

As part of your application you need to submit a personal statement. It’s a great opportunity to tell us why you wish to apply and what you want to achieve. This article provides some useful tips on how to prepare your personal statement. There’s more information about this in the application form. If you need any further help, please contact our admissions team.

Curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé

We also ask that you supply an up-to-date CV, including your relevant professional experience, job titles, dates, etc. This document helps us to make sure you meet the entry requirements and have the right background for the course you wish to study.

International students

If your first language is not English you will need IELTS with a grade of at least 6.5 overall and no less than 6.0 in any of the four parts (listening, reading, writing and speaking). If you completed your degree in the UK within the last 2 years prior to the start of the course, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.