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Information Technology (Hons) (Artificial Intelligence)

University of Malta

36 months
10800 EUR/year
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The Information Technology (Hons) (Artificial Intelligence) degree at the University of Malta aims to provide coverage of the fundamental topics in computer science necessary to appreciate Artificial Intelligence, as well as coverage of essential skills and knowledge required in the ICT industry at large.


Students in the Information Technology (Hons) (Artificial Intelligence) programme at the University of Malta acquire the unique ability to look at the world in a different way to identify and leverage opportunities for industries to increase their competitiveness in the Knowledge Age.

The degree is suitable if you are interested in designing and building intelligent computational systems in areas related to knowledge management; natural language processing; game AI; Web intelligence; systems that are able to learn; systems that are able to adapt to the needs, interests, preferences, and requirements of their users; systems that are able operate autonomously to communicate and collaborate with each other to solve real-world problems; and advanced user interfaces that enable progressive human-computer interaction.

Career opportunities

  • The programme of studies will ensure that graduates will be employable in a variety of IT-related jobs by ensuring that they acquire C and Java programming, database, and mathematical skills, knowledge, and competencies. Graduates will bring to industry AI skills, knowledge, and competencies in Web Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Acquisition, Representation, Reasoning, and Management (Knowledge Systems Development), Game Development, Deep Learning, Robotics and User Adaptive Systems. Working as part of a team, students will have the ability to see opportunities for integrating "intelligence" into mainstream IT systems.
  • Through this degree programme, the course will prepare students to undertake research in AI at postgraduate level at the University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming for AI
  • AI Numerical Methods
  • Mathematics of Discrete Structures
  • Programming Principles in C
  • Databases and Information Management
  • Operating Systems and Systems Programming
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computational Morphology and Syntax
  • Web Intelligence
  • Game AI

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for the Course shall either:

  • satisfy the general entry requirements as specified in the Admissions Regulations of the University and be in possession of two passes at Grade C or better in Pure Mathematics and Computing provided that one of these passes is at Advanced Matriculation Level and the other pass is at least at Intermediate Matriculation Level, or be in possession of:
  • a pass at Advanced Matriculation Level at Grade C or better in Pure Mathematics, or at a corresponding level of other examinations recognised by Senate for the purpose of the Admissions Regulations of the University, and either one of the following:
  • Diploma of the City and Guilds of London Institute Course No. 7235 in Applied Information Technology or
  • MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in IT or
  • MCAST Advanced Diploma in IT or
  • MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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