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Software Engineering – Artificial Intelligence
Bachelor of Software Engineering – Artificial Intelligence
Bachelor of Software Engineering – Artificial Intelligence

Bachelor of Software Engineering – Artificial Intelligence

  • ID:MDS640001
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,900.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$211.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$28,600.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$6,900.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$211.00

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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

 Degree NZQF Level 7 (420 credits) 1.2 EFTS per year *PENDING APPROVAL FROM NZQA*

English requirements

Media Design School expects all students to be proficient in English at an academic level. Evidence of this can be provided through IELTS, TOEFL, PTE academic scores, or an equivalent.

  • For applicants applying for Diploma in Digital Creativity, students need Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, or equivalent;
  • For applicants applying for a Bachelor programme, Diploma in Creative Advertising or Graduate Diploma in Creative Technology, students need Academic IELTS 6.0 overall with no band score less than 5.5, or equivalent;
  • For applicants applying for a Postgraduate programme, students need Academic IELTS 6.5 overall with no band score less than 6.0, or equivalent

Other requirements

Special Admission is a way to be considered for entrance if you are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident, are over 20 years of age on the first day of semester and want to study at University, but don't have a formal university entrance qualification. Applicants who do not meet requirements for general admission, and have relevant experience and skills may apply for special admission, which must be supported by a professional portfolio or documented industry experience.

Course Information

Study a Bachelor of Software Engineering in Artificial Intelligence and you'll become a highly sought-after developer with a deep understanding of algorithms and techniques used in solving problems of natural language processing, computer vision and more. You’ll explore different models for pattern recognition, use them in cloud environments, and master the fundamentals of machine learning, before embarking on a rewarding career in the future-facing field of creative tech.

Developed in partnership with IBM, this qualification is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Software Engineers remain on NZ's long term skill shortage list and the ever-growing demand for graduates means salaries remain highly competitive.  We've worked closely with our industry panel to design a course that responds to industry needs, arming you with the most in-demand technical skills and the core soft skills needed to maximise your employability. 

Throughout your studies you'll master both a range of technical subject areas, such as Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Speech Recognition, and Machine Learning & Robotics, as well as the in-demand soft skills of ideation, design thinking,

project and time management and interpersonal communication.  Your first year will cover the foundational skills of software engineering and AI, including an introduction to computer graphics and practical mathematical skills.

A degree in Software Engineering could take you down the following career paths: 

  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • AI Developer
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • P&D Engineer
  • Data Scientist

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