UniversityUniversity of Otago
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
University of Otago
The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science (PGCertAppSc) allows students to begin postgraduate study with a 60 point qualification from which they can later proceed to a Postgraduate Diploma or Master's degree.
This option allows students to maintain employment while gaining qualifications.
The programme of study for each subject shall consist of approved 400- and 500-level papers to the value of 60 points, and shall normally include papers from more than one subject. With the approval of the Head of Department or Course Director concerned, papers worth up to 20 points from 400- and 500-level papers other than those specified in the relevant Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) table may be included.
Structure of the Programme
The programme of study
Why study Artificial Intelligence (AI)
There is currently a very large demand in industry for people with advanced AI skills.
AI is currently having a large impact on many human endeavours mostly through deep learning approaches in science, business, the law, medicine, and government.
Possibilities include: AI engineer, research scientist, data scientist, policy expert, analyst. There is a nationally recognised need for more graduates with expertise in AI.
Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science).
Every applicant must either
English language requirements