MSc AI and Sustainable Development

Study Discipline: Computer Science & IT
Study Programme Details
Country: United Arab Emirates
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

In the dynamic landscape of technological advancement, the MSc AI and Sustainable Development program emerges as a beacon of innovation and conscience. With a forward-looking approach, we delve into the intersection of artificial intelligence and sustainability, crafting ethical AI solutions poised to shape a brighter tomorrow. Our curriculum is meticulously designed to equip students with the necessary expertise to navigate the complexities of our time, integrating cutting-edge AI techniques with a deep understanding of sustainable development principles.


Step into a realm where innovation meets responsibility, where AI isn’t just a tool, but a force for positive change. Our program empowers you to become a catalyst for social, economic, and environmental transformation through the lens of ethical AI innovation. Here, you won’t just learn algorithms and data science; you’ll embark on a journey to understand the pulse of global challenges, to decipher the language of sustainability, and to pioneer solutions that resonate with inclusivity and empowerment. With a blend of rigorous academics and real-world focus, our graduates emerge as trailblazers, ready to tackle the most pressing issues of our time.

Admission Requirements

  • Upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in social science or related discipline
  • Evidence of completing at least one advanced module in quantitative methods, statistics, data science, or econometrics during Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two years of relevant practical or professional experience in sustainable development or data science field
  • English language scores of 6.5 IELTS or equivalent
  • Algorithms for Data Science
  • Current Topics in Data Science
  • Programming for Data Science
  • AI for Global Change
  • AI and Sustainable Development
  • AI and Sustainable Development Project
  • Choose 20 credits from the following list:
    • AI for Government and Policy
    • Gender and Development
    • Conflict Analysis and Humanitarian Interventions
    • Conflict and Development
    • Democracy, Dictatorship and Development
    • Development Projects and Programmes
    • Disability and Inclusive Development
    • Environment and Sustainable Development
    • Global Cooperation on Global Problems
    • Global Environmental Governance
    • Globalisation & Governance
    • Making Policy
    • Post Conflict Reconstruction & Development
    • Public Financial Management
    • Public Management and Leadership
    • Public Sector Reform
    • Urban Poverty + Policy
    • Visualisation


£11,340 Full time (UK)

£5,670 Part time (UK)

£25,290 Full time (International)

Future Career Outcomes

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology and development, our alumni stand as beacons of success and impact. From leading international NGOs to shaping policies at governmental levels, they have carved out diverse paths that reflect the versatility of our program. With a deep understanding of ethical reasoning and a knack for interdisciplinary collaboration, our graduates are in high demand across various sectors. Whether it’s harnessing AI for community empowerment or spearheading initiatives for environmental resilience, our alumni are at the forefront of change, driving meaningful progress wherever they go.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit United Arab Emirates page for student visa and student life.