Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

Key Information

Duration and course structure

6 trimesters, to be completed in 3 years (or 2 years fast-track), 24 units, 72 credit points

Intake dates

January, May, September

Mode of delivery

On campus


AED 169,200 for the entire course.

AED 56,400 per year.

Tuition fees are inclusive of VAT.

With a Bachelor of Information Technology in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, you could help transform businesses and industries globally.


Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems professionals build software for smart systems like driverless cars, smart robots, intelligent chatbots, and intelligent diagnostic systems. This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the theory, methods, systems, software design and development used in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems that can be used in different industries and organisations. You will gain knowledge and hands-on experience with up-to-date technologies that will prepare you for the workforce. The number of jobs emerging in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems is increasing exponentially.

Our Bachelor of Information Technology course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Reasons to study a Bachelor of Information Technology in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems:

  • Our program covers various topics, such as machine learning, data analytics, computer vision, and robotics, giving students a comprehensive understanding of the latest AI technologies and their practical applications.
  • Students have access to real-world experience in AI through internships, industry-led projects, and collaboration with leading AI researchers, preparing them for successful careers in the field.
  • Our program teaches students how to design and implement machine learning and deep learning models for data analysis using Python.
  • Students will learn to create complete AI systems using a top-down approach for real-world application domains.
  • Students will also master the art of data storytelling using cutting-edge visualisation tools such as D3.js, Unity3D, Unreal, WebGL, XR technologies, and devices.


Develop your skills

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Topics you will cover include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems theory and practice
  • Artificial Intelligence system design theory
  • Core concepts and principles of computing technology
  • Data visualisation and simulation
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial Intelligence and intelligent agents
  • Systems analysis and design

Career opportunities

Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems course provides exciting job prospects spanning multiple industries. This has created a large interest and demand for skilled professionals in this field. Careers could include:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst 
  • Business Analyst 
  • AI Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer 
  • Data Engineer 
  • AI Engineer 
  • System Design Analyst 

Faculty profiles – IT

Salih is an industry-experienced academician. He is currently pursuing his doctoral research in the security of cloud computing. He graduated with a distinction in MSc in Computer Systems Management from Heriot-Watt University. He received BSc (Hons) in Information Technology from the University of Bedfordshire. He holds a Fellowship(FHEA) and a Senior Fellowship (SFHEA) from Higher Education Academy (UK).

His research interests include Cyber Security, the Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, and the Semantic Web. He has published across various disciplines in some of the top journals and conferences. His research collaborations have extended globally to receive funding for his projects.

Before academia, he worked in the industry in various posts, including IT Manager, Technology Officer, and Database Administrator, and sat on many advisory boards for tech start-ups. He has consulted on multiple mission-critical projects in Cyber Security for both Governments and Industries. He has received various awards showcasing his excellence in Cyber-Security, including the prestigious Dubai Electronic Cyber Security Innovation Award.