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MPhil in Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence


In addition to the taught course modules, students will undertake a research project leading to a dissertation and a poster presentation.

Projects are formulated and planned during Lent Term and there is no need to contact supervisors ahead of time. A list of project options will be provided to students. These will be designed to ensure that the project is scoped correctly so that students can complete it with the time, data, and computing resources available. The assumption is that students will choose from project topics proposed by the Faculty, however students with particular research interests will have the option of working with a member of staff to design and propose their own topic (with the approval of the Course Director).

Each student will have a project supervisor, and the project topics will be approved by the course management committee. The project is then carried out over the Easter and Research terms. Students will be expected to attend the Computational and Biological Learning and Speech Group programmes of research seminars. The MPhil students will be integrated into the research groups in the Department and will work closely with PhD students and postdocs under the direction of the project supervisor. Projects will be evaluated on the basis of a dissertation of up to 15,000 words and a poster presentation.