Programme Overview

Qualification
BSc (Hons)
Provider
Singapore Institute of Technology
Duration
3 years
Total credits
180
Application period
10 January to 19 March 2022
Next intake
Campus location

The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Applied Artificial Intelligence is a three-year direct honours programme designed to nurture ICT professionals who are competent in developing, applying, and deploying AI solutions.

Artificial intelligence has been identified as a key component in Singapore’s Smart Nation Journey to transform the economy. In tandem with Singapore's plans to be a global leader in advancing AI solutions by 2030, the demand for machine learning engineers is expected to surge. This specialised programme focuses on implementing AI within software systems and provides in-depth coverage on three focus areas:

  • Core-Software Engineering is the bedrock of foundational software development, essential for mastery of machine learning skills. This also includes topics such as cloud computing, big data, and DevOps.

  • Core-Machine Learning will equip you with skills on how AI models can be developed, applied, and deployed.

  • Professional Skills that will equip you with the relevant soft skills to express your ideas clearly and confidently to different stakeholders. These are skills expected of a working professional.

Programme Highlights

  • Machine Learning
  • AI Cross-Domain (Industry) Projects
  • Computer Vision and Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Capstone Project
  • Eight-month Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP)
Applied Artificial Intelligence

Integrated Work Study Programme

As part of applied learning, SIT offers extended work placements. Students will undertake an eight-month Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP) with a company. You will learn to integrate theories through practice, acquire industry knowledge and develop professional skills in a real-world environment. IWSP provides an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the placement company’s business and culture. The practical experience will allow students to smoothly transit into a career upon graduation.

Career Options

  • AI Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Engineer (Machine Learning Specialist)
  • AI Application Engineer

Eligibility and Exemption

Diploma holders from any of the five local polytechnics and A-Levels / IB Diploma graduates are welcome to apply.
Applicants with a strong proficiency and interest in Mathematics, Physics, Computing, and Artificial Intelligence are encouraged to apply.

A-Levels / IB Diploma Prerequisites

Obtained a good pass in any two of the following H1/H2 or SL/HL subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computing, or Computer Science.

Module Exemptions

Module exemptions may be granted for the first year modules on a module-by-module basis subject to evaluation of applicant’s diploma and grade in related modules. Exemptions may also be considered for relevant professional or industrial certifications.

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