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Master of Science in AI for Business

Programme Purpose

The overall goal of the Master of Science in AI for Business degree is to provide graduates with essential knowledge, skills, and competence to understand the impacts, design, application, and operationalisation of AI solutions in business contexts. The MSc in AI for Business is a balanced programme with modules that aim to endow learners with (i) high-level of AI knowledge (Foundations of AI, AI Technologies for Business, Data Analytics for Business), (ii) understanding the impacts of human factors and engagement in AI (Intelligent Agents and Process Automation, Human Centred AI, Customer Engagement and AI), and (iii) understanding the operationalisation and application of AI (Data Governance and Ethics, Risk and Change Management, Emerging AI Technologies and Sustainability). The programme also includes a final supervised project whose theme requires the formulation of a business strategy as an applied project or as an industry-based project. The latter provides an opportunity for learners to collaborate in a real-world industry-based project as a trainee, which is one of the distinctive features of this programme. In other words, through the supervised projects, the learners will be able to perform independent research that puts them into a position to make informed and critical decisions regarding the use of AI technologies in a business context. Upon completion of this course, graduates will (i) develop foundational critical understanding of AI and its applications across industries, (ii) design an AI-based strategy that can be integrated into an industrial workflow of a business, (iii) be able to ask strategic questions and explain AI strategies to different stakeholders, and (iv) formulate proposals while evaluating opportunities to integrate AI technologies into a corporate strategy. This programme is a 1-year full-time or a 2-year part-time Master of Science degree aimed at graduates of Level 8 (or equivalent) in a STEM or Business discipline and who has a minimum of three years of relevant work experience in industry, ideally but not necessarily, in management. The programme leads to a NFQ Level 9 award of Master of Science in AI for Business awarded by QQI. Graduates of the programme take up roles as Business Strategist, Business Analyst, AI Strategist, AI Consultant, AI Leader, AI Team Lead among others.

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Centres offering Master of Science in AI for Business

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National College of Ireland Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300 01 4498500