The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with the advanced knowledge, principles and skills in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in term of theoretical and practical foundation for designing, implementing and managing information technology solutions and resources and also recognizing the impact of technology on individuals, organization and society.
At the end of this programme, students are expected to:
1) Elaborate knowledge in contemporary Artificial Intelligent technologies and techniques.
2) Apply problem solving skills in planning, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating intelligent systems.
3) Demonstrate creative, critical thinking skills and propose innovative solutions.
4) Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork capabilities in managing and conducting intelligent system projects and research.
5) Build network and collaboration with stakeholders ethically and professionally.
6) Apply skill and knowledge in lifelong learning, research career advancement activities, and updating knowledge of emerging information and communication technologies.
7) Initiate business opportunities from intelligent system applications.
8) Demonstrate IT professionalism through positive attitudes toward organizations.
9) Demonstrate excellent leadership in managing intelligent system projects and research.
Master of Science (Intelligent System) is offered in one mode:
Name : Dr. Rohaida Romli
Tel: +604-928 5063
SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
Applicants for the Master's Programme under the UUM College of Arts and Sciences must possess:
a) A bachelor's degree with Honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 3.00; or
b) A bachelor's degree with Honours related to Computing or Science and Technology from Universiti Utara Malaysia or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate with a CGPA of 2.00 to 2.99 and relevant work experience; or
c) Fulfil the English Language requirement as set by the University Senate.
Students are required to:
i. present and defend proposed research to a committee;
ii. present progress report of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School;
iii. attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and
iv. submit a written thesis.
Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least a B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrolment):
i. STIQ6014 Research Methodology in Computing;
ii. SCLE6014 Academic Writing; and/or
iii. any other courses as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.