Undergraduate

Artificial Intelligence

Studying Artificial Intelligence will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand, evaluate, design and implement artificial intelligence systems.
92
ATAR
4
Years Full Time

Careers and further study

This course opens up a world of future study pathways and career options.

Career opportunities

As organisations around the world implement and expand machine learning and AI to enhance business efficiency, the demand for AI specialists continues to grow in roles including AI Engineer, Business Intelligence Developer and many more.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course
Domestic Fees

Undergraduate – Commonwealth supported students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
192
Average Annual Fee - 2021
$8,747.06
Typical Fee Range - 2021
$3,950.00 - $14,500.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Undergraduate – onshore students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
192
Total Course Fee - 2021
$160,400.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Admission requirements

For applicants with recent secondary education, information on admission criteria is available on our entry standards page.

Mathematics requirement

This major requires a certain level of Mathematics. If you do not meet this level, you may be able to take additional Mathematics units in your first year to satisfy this requirement.

WACE prerequisite: Mathematics Methods ATAR

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

How to apply

Ready to apply for this course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Bachelor of Advanced Computer  Science (Artificial Intelligence) will equip you with the skills and knowledge to understand, evaluate, design and implement artificial intelligence systems. You will study the philosophical context for AI in real-world applications, and get hands-on practice in contemporary AI, from knowledge representation to deep learning, developing in-demand skills and leadership qualities.

About the course

You’ll learn tools and techniques to develop and use artificial intelligence systems to make a significant contribution to communities, the success of organisations and the global economy. You will study the philosophical, legal and ethical context for AI in real-world applications.  Working alongside inspiring researchers and industry, you’ll get hands-on practice in in a variety of contemporary artificial intelligence techniques, from knowledge representation to deep learning, developing in-demand skills and leadership qualities for an exciting career in AI.
Artificial Intelligence

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ARIDM
CRICOS code
  • 068916E
  • 102867M
Artificial Intelligence
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ARIDM
CRICOS code
  • 068916E
  • 102867M
Full time/part time duration
  • 4 years full-time
TISC Codes
  • UH008
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Why study this course

  • You’ll be in high demand in the rapidly expanding artificial intelligence industry. Artificial Intelligence Specialist was the number- one emerging job on LinkedIn in 2020
  • AI and machine learning is valued at every level of business, from high-level decision making to operations, and you’ll have a wide choice of career paths – AI skills are in high demand in consulting companies, higher education, engineering design and consulting services, software publishing, computer system design, resource sector and financial services
  • You’ll be able to transform organisations and industries by leading the integration of AI to improve processes, efficiencies and quality so we work smarter, not harder

You'll learn to

  • understand, evaluate, design and implement artificial intelligence systems
  • implement contemporary artificial intelligence techniques, from knowledge representation, to deeplearning, developing in-demand skills and leadership qualities for an exciting career in AI
  • apply the legal, ethical, social and philosophical context for AI technologies to real-world settings
  • work effectively as a team member and a leader for practical AI projects
  • extend knowledge in artificial intelligence through research, experimentation and analysis

Discover EZONE UWA

EZONE building

"The immense disruptive power of AI has significant social implications, so it is critical that people who build these systems understand the ethical and moral responsibilities associated with AI. In this degree you will not only learn to build AI systems; you will also study the ethics of artificial intelligence and digital technologies."

Dr Tim French - Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Student Clubs

Whatever you’re interested in, you’ll find people here to share your journey.

Enhance your employability while making lifelong friends and connections by joining one of our many student clubs, such as:

Find out more about all our student clubs from the UWA Student Guild.

Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for this degree.

STUDY ABROAD

Taking you global

Taking you global text
ADMISSION TO UWA

Admission entry pathways

UWA offers a number of admission entry pathways for domestic and international students to be able to study with us. If your results do not qualify you for standard entry into the University, check our Admission entry pathways for one that suits you.

 

ADMISSION TO UWA