Computer Science (AI)

Our Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) course at Edinburgh Napier will help you gain a full understanding of computing tools, techniques, and practices across a wide range of application, and provide you with a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of Artificial Intelligence and its applications.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Computer Science (AI)

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree

3 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 2 Year Degree


Pathways Available

International Stage One | International Stage Two


Start Dates

April | January | September

Degree Overview

The BSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) degree is designed to provide opportunities for students to develop core skills in Computer Science and specialist skills in areas such as Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning, among others. The modules will be taught by world leading scientists in specialist facilities, which contain high-speed computers with all essential software. Our course will teach you the fundamentals of artificial intelligence that will propel you into employment after university.

During this course, you will develop a critical understanding of Computer Science and computational thinking, with a focus in your final year on the use of Artificial Intelligence. In your first year, you will develop software design and engineering skills which will later be used to allow you to develop software algorithms and make use of Artificial Intelligence based tools and concepts.

In addition, you will develop a critical understanding of problem solving using a range of analysis techniques to design computations solutions to a wide range of complex problems.

In your final year, you will have the opportunity to study a range of Artificial Intelligence specialised modules, which are delivered by staff who are internationally recognised experts.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

How you’ll be taught during your degree

Lectures and tutorials.

Degree Assessments

Mixture of practical assessments, development reports, academic essays, and exams.

Why Study this Degree

We are the top UK Modern university for Computer Science (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Work with us on innovative research in areas such as cyber security and blockchain technology.

Your Pathways

The IS1 is the first year of a four year International Incorporated Bachelors. And its designed to strengthen your English language abilities and introduce core concepts and knowledge required at university study level.  Once you have successfully completed your studies you will continue the remaining stages of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Stage One

The International Stage Two is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a Scottish University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IS2 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IS2 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Stage Two