B.Sc. Applied Artificial Intelligence
IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
EUR 14,739 *
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* full-time total fees including graduation fee 699€
Artificial intelligence tools are becoming a larger presence in our everyday lives and will continue to do so for years to come.
From chatbots and personal digital assistants like Alexa or Siri to self-driving cars and futuristic defence robots – AI is here to stay and set the course for virtually any industry in the foreseeable future.
This gives young professionals a unique chance to participate in an exciting field, where they can work in almost any sector. The Bachelor’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from IU is designed to help you make the most of this, and launch your career in optimal conditions.
Familiarise yourself with robotics, machine learning and speech and image processing, and, at the later stages of your studies, choose the specialisations that match your future career goals, from autonomous vehicles to Industry 4.0. Get ready to shape the future.
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Earn a degree in an in-demand profession and develop all of the skills you need in order to secure your professional future.
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In this study programme, you’ll explore the principles of mathematics and statistics that are crucial for developing AI. You’ll then dive into the topics of machine, deep and reinforcement learning.
From there, you’ll continue your academic journey by focusing on speech and image processing, cloud computing and software development. Develop a well-rounded body of knowledge, to serve you in any future technical development position.
For the final part of your studies, before working on your thesis, you will decide what you want to focus on – choose from a wide variety of topics related to automation, production and management. Use this stage to really focus on the skills you want to develop, for the career you want to have.
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All of our study programmes offer a wide selection of industry-focused specialisation courses for you to choose from.
The specialisation courses that are a part of this study programme, are a cluster of courses dedicated to diving deep into a specific topic related to the programme. When choosing a specialisation, you get to explore a potential future career path, or just develop a strong knowledge base about a topic that particularly interests you.
In semesters 5 and 6 of this programme, you’ll choose three specialisations, amounting to 30 ECTS. You have a wide range of options to choose from, according to your interests and ambitions. Some of the specialisations offered are:
- Automation & Robotics
- Autonomous Driving
- Business Analyst
- Financial Services Management
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As an expert in applied artificial intelligence, you can expect fantastic career opportunities across a wide range of industries.
By acquiring a necessary professional skill, that will be in high demand around the world in the foreseeable future, you’ll position yourself at a wonderful starting point for not only developing an exciting career but also enjoying lucrative opportunities.
Thanks to our multidisciplinary approach in this study programme, your skills will be easily implemented in any industry that utilises AI. Choose the specialisations that best suit your interests, and prepare yourself to jump right into the field of your choice, be it autonomous vehicles or smart homes.
As an AI professional, you could work in roles such as:
Autonomous Vehicles Developer
The highways of tomorrow will be full of self-driving cars: it’s not a matter of if, but of when. And that’s not the only place where autonomous machines are expected to be more visible: production lines, international logistics and warehouses around the globe are aiming to include more and more robotics in their work in the future.
That’s why after graduating, you’ll be able to apply your professional skills and knowledge and work for development teams in any sector you find appealing.
Smart Factory Developer
Understand the way in which robots use AI to learn and adapt. How do developers teach machines to memorise and respond?
As an expert in smart factory robotics design, you’ll develop all of the necessary skills for working in Industry 4.0 companies, and help bring change to manufacturing plants and product design firms.
Augmented Reality (AR/VR) Developer
Virtual (or augmented) reality isn’t all just fun and games, as great and enjoyable as that aspect is. It can also be used for groundbreaking social and psychological research, defensive purposes and therapy.
With an applied artificial intelligence degree from IU University of Applied Sciences, you can take part in this vital field of technological development, and work on a wide variety of interesting projects.
Change what the world thinks about the possibilities that AI offers, and make a real difference in people’s lives, while enjoying every step of the process.