M.Sc. Web Intelligence

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP21000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
King's College London | London, United Kingdom
An MSc in Web Intelligence will improve your ability to solve challenging computational problems related to advanced reasoning systems for the web. You will gain a broad understanding of web intelligence and a thorough knowledge of techniques for developing intelligent software. The Department of Informatics has a reputation for delivering research-led teaching and project supervision from leading experts in their field.

Description of Web Intelligence

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For students with computer science, mathematics, science or engineering backgrounds and good knowledge of computer programming. To improve the ability to solve a broad range of challenging computational problems related to advanced reasoning systems for the web by providing a thorough knowledge of techniques for developing intelligent software, and to provide a broad introduction to web intelligence.

  • Web Intelligence has been recognised as a new direction for scientific research and development to explore the fundamental roles as well as practical impacts of the use of artificial intelligence techniques in advanced information technology.
  • The programme will cover aspects of web intelligence through internet computing and the web on the one hand, and intelligent agent systems on the other.
  • The strength of the programme is the integration of modules on fundamental internet technologies with the unique profile of the complementary aspects of artificial intelligence, algorithmic issues of the web, policies and norms, and agents and multi-agent systems that directly reflect our research expertise.
KEY BENEFITS
  • Unrivalled location in the heart of London giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the BCS Chartered Institute for IT, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • Web Intelligence has been recognised as a new direction for scientific research and development, in which to explore the fundamental roles as well as practical impacts of the use of artificial intelligence techniques in advanced computing.
  • The strength of the programme lies in its integration of modules on fundamental internet technologies with its complementary aspects of artificial intelligence, algorithmic issues on the web, and agents and multi-agent systems.
  • Access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures enabling students to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in web intelligence and related fields.
  • Research-led individual project supervised by leading experts in their field.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 11th September - EEA/31st July - NON EEA
Tuition fee
  • GBP 21000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 8520 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Credits 180/UK
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Core programme content
  • Individual Project.
Compulsory modules:
  • Agents a& Multi-Agent Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering of Internet Applications.
Optional modules:
  • Access Control & Privacy Policies
  • Advanced Research Topics
  • Algorithmic Issues in the World Wide Web
  • Cryptography & Information Security
  • Database Technology
  • Distributed Systems
  • Group Project
  • Web Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Systems for Legal & Administrative Applications
  • Multimedia Compression Methods and Systems
  • Software Design & Architecture
  • Advanced Secuirty Topics
  • Biologically Inspired Methods
  • Network Theory
  • Optimization Methods
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Test Searching and Processing
FORMAT AND ASSESSMENT
  • Lectures; tutorials; seminars; laboratory sessions; optional career planning workshops. Assessed through: coursework; written examinations; final project report.
MODULES
  • Agents & Multi-Agent Systems - Required
  • Artificial Intelligence - Required
  • Software Engineering Of Internet Applications - Required
  • Access Control & Privacy Policies - Optional
  • Advanced Research Topics - Optional
  • Algorithmic Issues in the World Wide Web - Optional
  • Cryptography & Information Security - Optional
  • Database Technology - Optional
  • Distributed Systems - Optional
  • Group Project - Optional
  • Intelligent Systems For Legal & Administrative Applications - Optional
  • Multimedia Compression Methods & Systems - Optional
  • Software Design & Architecture - Optional
  • Web Infrastructure - Optional

English Language Requirements

CAE score
200(Grade A)

Requirements for Web Intelligence

  • Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in in computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, or a joint degree in two such subjects.
  • Applicants should also demonstrate a competence in a high level programming language such as Pascal, C, C++, Java, etc, to the level expected at the end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science
  • We may lower entry qualifications for students with substantial relevant work experience.

Work Experience for Web Intelligence

No work experience is required.

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