Program Overview

MSc Artificial Intelligence Strategy with Placement is offered by Brunel University London UK. The course duration is 24 months.
This exciting new interdisciplinary Artificial Intelligence Strategy MSc programme prepares you for a successful career as a leading professional in Artificial Intelligence (AI). You will develop a systematic understanding of the Artificial Intelligence domain, and learn all the practical, leadership and research skills needed to analyse the application, regulatory and management aspects of AI in global organisational contexts.


LondonUnited Kingdom

  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

£ 18,410


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90


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The programme is designed to give you hands-on opportunities to learn about the implications, applications, limitations and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in various private, public and third sectors. You will learn how to determine when to pursue new, frontier technologies and consider options for how to implement them for wider organisational and societal benefits.
You will develop the expertise to plan, design and implement appropriate and ethical AI solutions in practical scenarios, with a focus on business applications of artificial intelligence and learn to prepare for future challenges of AI.
This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 16 months full-time with placement or 2 years full-time with placement, starting in September. Or this course can be studied 15 months full-time, 19 months full-time with placement or 27 months full-time with placement, starting in January.
Year 1

  • MG5704 - Artificial Intelligence Ethics, Power and Inclusion
  • Introduces you to different ways of thinking about ethics, power, inclusion, equality and diversity and to apply these perspectives in the context of the technical, organisational and social changes that are taking place through the implementation of AI.
  • MG5705 - Artificial Intelligence Leadership and Business Models
  • Enables you to appreciate the issues and challenges that confront managers responsible for artificial intelligence and its implications for leadership when (re)aligning business models, structures, embedding corporate governance in an AI context
  • MG5707 - Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Decision Makers
  • Gives you an overview of the technical details and challenges that face AI application design, development and adoption within organisational settings and covering AI applications using Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP).
  • MG5708 - Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Transformation
  • Ensures you understand and evaluate various AI Strategies and transformation options from corporate, institutional, and national perspectives including methodological approaches, and strategies relevant to the adoption, implementation, diffusion of AI.
  • MG5630 - Dissertation
  • Allows you to demonstrate and evidence their expertise through a piece of independent research, including identification of the research enquiry, data collection and analysis and presentation of results. Under the supervision of an academic member of staff, students develop as an independent learner and brings together their knowledge and skills gained during the programme for the analysis of a specific AI Strategy related problem.
  • MG5706 - Law, Policy and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
  • Provides you with an in-depth understanding of legal and ethical concerns, implications, and risks of using artificial intelligence and machine learning in various sectors and the tools available to enhance legally compliant and ethically responsible use of artificial intelligence.
  • MG5634 - Praxis
  • You will apply your learning from each term to address a major AI related challenge faced by organisations in the public, private or third sector. You will work in groups to identify and make the case for their holistic AI ‘solutions’ to address these challenges. Exemplar challenges will include Grand Challenges and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 90 (min 20 in all) 

2022/23 entry
£11,070 full-time
£5,535 part-time
£18,410 full-time
£10,225 part-time

The range of jobs that graduates from this programme can apply for are growing, as AI expands outside the IT/technology department and permeates every level of the organisation from the board room to AI implementation projects. Companies are recruiting people with skills to:

  • Reduce social bias
  • Educate executives and business users on the effective use of AI
  • Build in ethical considerations, mitigate algorithmic bias and manage risk
  • Develop AI strategies incorporating stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills – written, presentation, evidence-based
  • Team management
  • Leadership abilities


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