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Department of Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics M.Sc.

Experts who are familiar with artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics are among the most sought-after professionals of our time. With this brand-new master's degree, you will gain the expertise you need and create splendid career prospects.

 

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With our modules in the areas of artificial intelligence, especially machine learning and deep learning, you will gain the necessary knowledge to implement effective AI-based solutions in a wide variety of application areas.

We place a special focus on the application area of robotics. You will learn how to design intelligent robotics solutions and deepen your skills through practical exercises in various modules.

With our Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, you will develop an in-depth understanding in the fields of AI and intelligent robotics and learn about state of the art algorithms. In various modules, you will gain knowledge of complex methods and models, such as Deep Generative Models, Variational Autoencoders, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, or Robot Imitation Learning, and how they contribute to solving different classes of problems.

The skills you acquire will enable you to independently plan, execute, and evaluate complex projects in these areas. Through versatile application examples in the different modules, they know a wide range of solution strategies that they can transfer to unknown tasks and new application areas.

The standard period of study is three semesters. In the first two semesters, you study practical theory and apply it in seminars and an internship. In the third semester, you write your master's thesis in a company.

Upon successful completion of the program, Hof University of Applied Sciences awards the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

Semester 1:

Core Modules

  • Applied Deep Learning
  • Intelligent Robotics
  • New Technologies in Computer Science
  • New Technologies in AI and Robotics
  • Predictive Maintenance and Condition Monitoring

Intercultural Competence

  • For international students: German as a foreign language (next higher level)
  • For German students: Intercultural Competence or Unicert courses

 

Semester 2:

Core Modules:

  • Advanced Architectures in AI
  • Generative AI
  • AI Project
  • Industry 4.0 / Data Management

Electives (select one)

  • Security of Information Systems
  • Data Engineering and Analysis Methods
  • Mixed Media (AR, VR, MR)
  • IoT Architectures
  • Security Research Seminar
  • Information Structuring and Visualization

Semester 3: Master thesis in a company

As a graduate, you will have excellent career prospects in various fields, such as:

  • Robotics application developer
  • AI developer
  • IT project manager
  • Consultant
  • ML architect
  • Data engineer
  • Machine learning engineer

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or in an engineering or natural science course of study that has provided a basic knowledge of information technology sufficient for study in the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics master's program
  • Bachelor's degree with 210 credits and at least a final grade of "good" (for <210 credits we offer an appropriate additional module)
  • Applicants who have completed their first degree abroad must have their documents checked by Uni-Assist e.V. in advance. To ensure a smooth admission, we recommend sending your documents to uni-assist e.V. at least 4 weeks before the respective application deadline of Hof University.

Language requirements

  • Proof of good English skills by TOEFL test (at least 90 points) or at least an equivalent language certificate
  • Proof of German language skills (at least level A1) for foreign applicants.

All applications must be done via our online application portal Primuss.

  • The application period is between November 05 and November 30.
  • An admission committee intensively scrutinizes all applications and decides about final admission. Admission letters will be issued in December.

If you acquired your university entrance certificate abroad, uni-assist must assess the certificate before you can send it to Hof University. We advise you to send your documents to uni-assist at least 4 weeks before our application deadline.

If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact admission(at)hof-university.de.

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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Degree awarded
M.Sc.
Department
Computer Science
Duration
3 semesters
Start
Summer semester
Application period

November 5 - November 30

Tuition fees
none
Language of instruction
English
Campus
Hof

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