Why study MSc Human Centred Artificial Intelligence for Games Development at BU?

  • On this conversion course you have the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge in Data Science and AI

  • Learn about mixed realities and ludonarrative design, and apply your learnings in your independent, supervised Masters project on Game Development

  • Develop in-depth knowledge and expertise in ethical considerations and issues when developing and deploying AI technologies

  • You'll learn fundamental data and programming skills, and build a comprehensive knowledge of the state-of-the-art tools available for building and evaluating Data Science and AI solutions

  • We have built strong links with industry, so throughout the course you will have plenty of opportunities to develop industrial and professional skills, preparing you for a career after graduation

  • Opportunities for engaging with industry during your studies, including opportunities for conducting industry-sourced MSc projects

  • Lots of practical activities enabling you to put your skills into practice, such as organised codejams and hackathons and visits to organisations.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2024, January 2025, September 2025


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


September start: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time or 2 years full-time with a 30-week placement, January start: 16 months full-time, 32 months part-time or 24 months with a 30-week placement

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent. 

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For more information see our full entry requirements.