The Data Lab Scholarship (MSc Artificial Intelligence)

The Data Lab Scholarship (MSc Artificial Intelligence)


The School of Natural and Computing Science, in association with The Data Lab, is offering 4* scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition for Scotland-based* students commencing the MSc Artificial Intelligence programme in September 2022.


Please note, this scholarship is only available for Aberdeen campus students.

MSc Artificial Intelligence

The University of Aberdeen has over 30 years’ experience, and a world-wide reputation in AI-related research, focusing on areas such as machine learning, data science, natural language generation, and multi-agent systems.

This programme covers the theoretical underpinning of these subjects as well as the technology used to apply the underlying theories of AI to real-world problems. Students also learn how to engineer and evaluate AI systems.

Our close industry links mean you will have opportunities to apply your skills through training and networking events and industrial placements organised through organisations such as the Data Lab, Intel AI Academy, IBM, Intelligent Plant, and Aberdeen City Council.

Find out more about or apply to the MSc Artificial Intelligence programme here


*The scholarships are open to applicants who

  • have accepted an offer of admission (conditional or other) to the MSc Artificial Intelligence (full time) programme commencing in September 2022, and
  • are classified by the University as 'Home' students for tuition fee purposes, and
  • who meet the Scottish Government’s Residency conditions. Please refer to this guidance for clarification. EU students with settled or pre-settled status may be eligible.


The Data Lab MSc Artificial Intelligence Scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit. Successful applicants will be expected to present an Upper Second Class honours degree or above.

Application Procedure

Eligible applicants, who have accepted an offer of admission to the MSc Artificial Intelligence programme, will be contacted by the University of Aberdeen and invited to submit a Data Lab scholarship application to the Data Lab for a decision.

Successful candidates will be notified by e-mail by the Data Lab.


No deadline specified

Further Info

For more information, please email or call +44 1224 272000

Find out more about the MSc Artificial Intelligence programme here.

Students awarded the Data Lab MSc scholarship are required to take the optional module PH5065 AI and Data: Ethical and Legal Considerations.

*Please note that we have been informed by The Data Lab that the number of scholarship awards may change in May, subject to confirmation from the SFC.


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