48 months
22650 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this integrated Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence (Hons) from University of York, you will gain a thorough grounding in computer science then focus on themes such as natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision, intelligent agents and game AI.

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Study the development of computational systems that can perceive, learn, store information, reason about what is known, communicate using human language and interact with the physical environment.

Engage with the latest, cutting-edge research and benefit from our fantastic links with industry, potentially working on real-world projects specified by industry leaders.

Our courses are designed with our Industrial Advisory Board, so you’ll be well placed to adapt to the workplace.

This Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence (Hons) from University of York is also available as a five-year course with a year spent in industry. Please see MEng in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence with a Year in Industry.

Careers and skills

The move towards a digital economy creates demand for computer scientists and software engineers across a broad section of employers, so the skills you develop here will make you attractive to many organisations. Most of our graduates go into the field of IT/Computing, followed by Financial Services, some undertake further study (eg PhD) and others go straight into industry (for example working for IBM, BAE Systems etc).

Many of our graduates are employed by software and electronics industries, but the continuing expansion of the use of computers in commercial and financial operations means that you will be able to find employment in other industries - and here your sharpened numeracy and analytical skills will have prepared you well.

Read some profiles of our past students and find out how their degree from York helps them to do jobs in organisations as diverse as Mars Inc and Cancer Research UK. Other companies that York graduates have gone on to work for include BAE Systems, Morgan Stanley, G Research, Thales, the Civil Service, M&G Investments, Ubisoft, Rapita Systems, Sky, BT, Raspberry Pi, IBM, JP Morgan, Hut Group and Automaton Games.

Computer Science graduates can expect to earn nearly £40,000 after five years in employment (Longitudinal Education Outcomes Dataset).

Career opportunities

  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Network Manager
  • IT Systems Manager


  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory: Formal Languages and Automata
  • Software: Object Oriented Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Theory: Computational Complexity
  • Systems and Devices: System Software and Security 
  • Systems and Devices: Advanced Computing Systems 
  • Data: Data Analysis and Management 
  • Human Computer Interaction: Interaction Design 
  • Intelligent Systems: Search and Representation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • A*AA including Mathematics

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • We accept the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The syllabus must contain a significant portion of Mathematics that is considered equivalent to A level standard. Applications will be considered on an individual basis - please contact the Department before you apply.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDD and grade A in A level Mathematics (or equivalent qualification). We consider applicants with a combination of other BTEC Level 3 qualifications, and this must include grade A in A level Mathematics (or equivalent qualification). Please contact us to discuss your combination of qualifications

Cambridge Pre-U

  • D2, D3, D3 including Mathematics

European Baccalaureate

  • 87% overall, including at least 85% in Mathematics

International Baccalaureate

  • 37 points overall, including grade 6 in Higher Level Mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22650 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • UK government loans
  • UK scholarships and bursaries
  • International scholarships
  • Country-specific funding
  • US loans

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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