Course Detail

Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence


Course Information

Artificial intelligence is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries. Many companies are looking to take advantage of recent advances in artificial intelligence, which is creating a large demand for skilled professionals. Deakin’s Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to design, develop, and evolve software solutions that take advantages of the latest advances in artificial intelligence.

As an artificial intelligence specialist, you will work alongside software engineers, data scientists, application developers and business analysts, applying your specialist knowledge to ensure artificial intelligence is appropriately integrated into software solutions from a technical and human perspective.

You will gain hands-on experience in the development of software solutions and the use and development of artificial intelligence. Our world-leading research in artificial intelligence feed directly into our classrooms, meaning that you’ll be learning at the cutting edge of industry expectations and capabilities.

As a graduate you will be well-equipped to work on the design, development, and operation of software solutions involving artificial intelligence.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.


Course Outcomes

AI offers an exciting future for students as more industries spend time and money on improving what they do through learned behaviour and operating efficiencies. However this is the tip of the iceberg and many more challenging real-world problems remain to be solved.

Graduates will have the specialist knowledge and be equipped to work on the design, development and operation of software solutions involving AI, across a broad range of industry sectors. You may find employment in roles such as a data scientist, data analyst, AI technology software engineer, AI ethics or an AI architect to name a few.


  • Burwood (Melbourne)
  • Cloud (online)


  • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

Campuses by intake

Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3.

Trimester 1

·         Start date: March

·         Available at:

  • Burwood (Melbourne)
  • Cloud Campus

Key information

Award granted 

Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence


2020 course information

VTAC code

1400510623 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place

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Approval status

This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition


The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.0/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AUD$ 33,000 for 1 yr full-time (2020)

Admission Requirements

Academic Requirement: 60% and above

English Language Requirement: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on their performance in a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, with pre-requisite units 3 and 4; a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL, and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics. Applicants will be selected in accordance with the published Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for that year.


Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience: Prerequisites of English and mathematics as for year 12 school leavers (or equivalent). Entry will be based on their performance in:

·         a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR

·         a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR

·         successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR

·         other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience