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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Applied Artificial Intelligence (Professional)

Artificial intelligence is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries. Many companies are looking to take advantage of recent advances in artificial intelligence, which is creating a large demand for skilled professionals.

Deakin’s suite of courses in Applied Artificial Intelligence will equip you with specialist knowledge and skills necessary to design and develop advanced solutions using artificial intelligence. The Master of Applied Artificial Intelligence (Professional) extends the Master of Applied Artificial Intelligence by providing students with the opportunity to further broaden their knowledge through wider studies in IT, or by undertaking a trimester of industry-based learning or a trimester long research project under the supervision of our internationally-recognized research staff.

As an artificial intelligence specialist, you will work alongside software engineers, data scientists, application developers, and business analysts, applying your specialist knowledge to ensure artificial intelligence is appropriately integrated into software solutions from a technical and human perspective.

You will gain hands-on experience in the development of software solutions and the use and development of artificial intelligence. Our world-leading research in artificial intelligence feeds directly into our classrooms, meaning that you’ll be learning at the cutting edge of industry expectations and capabilities.

As a graduate, you will be well-equipped to work on the design, development, and operation of software solutions involving artificial intelligence.

Campus Information

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

At Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, you are surrounded by expansive grounds and impressive new buildings. It offers state-of-the-art engineering, medical and sport facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world. The campus also features incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts, and more.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates will have the specialist knowledge needed to operate as Data Scientists, AI Technology Software Engineers, AI Product Managers, AI Ethicist and grow into roles such as AI Architect.

PSW Opportunity

  • Geelong/ Warrnambool Campus - 3 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission requirements

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, OR
  • a Bachelor degree, major or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline plus two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR
  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or equivalent

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.