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University of Malta

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Hons) (Artificial Intelligence)
(B.Sc. IT (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2014)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SOR1201 Probability, Sampling and Estimation 4 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE1203 Introduction to Signal Processing 6 ECTS
CPS1000 Programming Principles in C 6 ECTS
CPS1002 Mathematics of Discrete Structures 5 ECTS
ICS1017 Foundations of Artificial Intelligence 4 ECTS
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS
MAT1801 Mathematics for Engineers 1 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS1041 Introduction to Databases 4 ECTS
CIS1053 Principles of Web Application Architecture 2 ECTS
CPS1004 Operating Systems 6 ECTS
CSA1017 Data Structures and Algorithms 1 6 ECTS
ICS1015 Logic Programming 5 ECTS
MAT1802 Mathematics for Engineers 2 4 ECTS
SOR1231 Hypothesis Testing and Modelling using SPSS 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year II: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Students are required to register for ALL Compulsory study-units (35 ECTS), and 25 ECTS from the Elective study-units on offer during the year to a total of 60 ECTS.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CPS2004 Object Oriented Programming 5 ECTS
CPS2005 Formal Languages and Automata 5 ECTS
ICS2206 Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE2501 Modelling and Computer Simulation 5 ECTS
ICS2129 Introduction to Digital Image Processing 5 ECTS
ICS2202 Intelligent Agents 5 ECTS
ICS2205 Web Intelligence 5 ECTS
ICS2211 Foundations of Game AI 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CPS2000 Compiler Theory and Practice 5 ECTS
ICS2000 Group Assigned Practical Task 5 ECTS
ICS2207 Machine Learning 1 5 ECTS
ICS2210 Data Structures and Algorithms 2 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE2202 Digital Signal Processing 5 ECTS
CPS2007 Further Discrete Mathematics 5 ECTS
ICS2203 Natural Language Processing: Methods and Tools 5 ECTS
ICS2208 Intelligent Interfaces 1 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year III: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Students are required to register for ALL Compulsory study-units (35 ECTS) and 25 ECTS from the Elective study-units on offer during Semester 1 to a total of 60 ECTS.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT3909 Final Year Project in Artificial Intelligence 30 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CIS3187 Business Intelligence 5 ECTS
CPS3239 Computability and Complexity 5 ECTS
EBI3085 Entrepreneurship: Start-up your Innovative Business 5 ECTS
ICS3129 Content Based Image Retrieval and Categorization 5 ECTS
ICS3206 Machine Learning, Expert Systems and Fuzzy Logic 5 ECTS
ICS3207 Knowledge Discovery and Management 5 ECTS
ICS3209 Advanced Game AI 5 ECTS
ICS3211 Intelligent Interfaces 2 5 ECTS
ICS3216 Advanced Web Intelligence 5 ECTS
LIN3012 Data-Driven Natural Language Processing 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICS3213 Emerging Trends in AI 5 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year III: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) (Artificial Intelligence): 180 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004' and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Honours) – B.Sc. IT (Hons.) – under the auspices of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 10 March 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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