Master
Applied Artificial Intelligence and NLP

Break into NLP. Master cutting-edge NLP techniques through our Master's in Artificial Intelligence and NLP.

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And get a discount of up to €1444 if you apply by April 25th!

Don’t let anything stand between you and your goals. Earn a career-centric, globally recognised degree, 100% online – and build the skills you need to succeed.

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Apply by 25th April and save up to €1444 on your on-campus tuition!   

Study on campus at IU and kickstart your career path in Germany. Network with students and experts to build your professional network, all while you earn your international degree! 

Overview

Get started with the core skills that you need with Master’s in Artificial Intelligence and NLP

As AI continues to grow, so will the demand for experts skilled in speech and language analysis, identifying contextual pattern, and deriving insights from text and audio. Industry-leading companies value Master’s in AI and NLP degrees because they demonstrate formal training in complex subjects. 

With our Master's degree, you will develop expertise to design cutting-edge NLP applications, enabling question-answering, sentiment analysis, language translation, text summarisation, and even building chatbots. These and other NLP applications are going to be at the forefront of transformation to an AI-driven future.  

Your onlinecampus degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance
OnlineCampus Study Model Degree
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
60 ECTS credits

Language
English
Accreditation & Recognition
Accreditation
Accredited in line with German and European standards


Recognition
Your degree is Internationally recognised and can easily be transferred to another country
Tuition Fees & Discounts
Tuition Fees
Starting from € 415 (US$ 459)* per month
*based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Discounts
Discounts and promotions are available on a seasonal basis

Online application
No application fees
Study Duration
Study start
any time

Duration
12 - 24 months (depending on time model)
100 % flexible

You decide where and when you want to study

Modernised learning

Access our unique learning app and AI tutor 

Award-winning education

First-class learning: 96% recommended 

Study contents

Online course overview

Our AI programme in NLP is structured to provide you with a well-rounded understanding of the subject. The curriculum is carefully designed to cover essential aspects of NLP and AI, ensuring you have a solid foundation and can excel in this rapidly evolving field. 

Semester 1

ModuleECTS credits

Machine Learning

5

Deep Learning

5

Reinforcement Learning

5

Inference and Causality

5

Seminar: Current Topics in AI

5

Natural Language Processing

5

Semester 2

ModuleECTS credits

NLP in Education

5

Voice Assistants

5

NLP for Accessibility

5

Master Thesis

15

Module guide

Course schedule

All the support you need, any time of day

With this programme, you’ll have access to human and AI-powered tutoring. 

Your tutors will be available to answer any questions, and you’ll have recurring appointments where you can discuss course topics with them and other students. 

Syntea, IU’s AI-powered tutor, will be available 24/7 to guide you through your courses and prepare you for exams. 

Study your way, and master working with AI at the same time. 

Admission

Entry requirements

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German, if they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required. If you need to translate your documents, we can help refer you to our trusted translation partners. You can find more details here

General admission requirements

  • Completed undergraduate degree with at least 240 ECTS credits with a focus on economics, natural sciences or technology   
  • Your degree must be from a state or state-recognised higher education institution/university  
  • You must have achieved a final grade of at least “satisfactory” or Grade C equivalent in your previous undergraduate degree  
  • Proof of at least one year of professional work experience acquired after completing your undergraduate studies prior to beginning the study programme

Additional specialist knowledge

In addition, the 60-ECTS credits programme requires the courses "Advanced Mathematics", "Advanced Statistics" and "Programming with Python" to be completed or comparable previous knowledge to be demonstrated. You can complete these courses free of charge with us before your studies. 

Work experience

  • Proof of at least one year’s qualified work experience completed prior to the start of the study programme (the work experience must be gained after the completion of your undergraduate studies).
  • Don’t have a year’s worth of qualified work experience? Don’t worry! With the Online Degree Saver Programme, you can start your studies right away, and gain your professional experience alongside your studies. You’ll need to achieve the one year’s worth of experience before you complete your Online Degree Saver Programme.
  • You can provide us a translation of your employment contract and your pay slip or you can ask your company to fill out this form in English, sign it, apply the company stamp and send it to us:
    Proof of work experience (EN)
    Proof of work experience (NL)
    Proof of work experience (ES)
    Proof of work experience (IT)
    Proof of work experience (FR)

Online degree saver programme

Apply for the online Degree Saver programme and receive a discount on your tuition fees. 

Please get in touch with our Study Advisory Team for more details. 

English language skills

Depending on your personal circumstances, you might be required to provide proof of your English language proficiency. Your skills would need to match the B2 level of the Common European Framework (CEF). 

We accept the following English language skills certificates*: 

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 points)* or 
  • IELTS (minimum Level 6)* or 
  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 95 points)*
  • PTE Academics (minimum 59 points)* or 
  • Cambridge Certificate (minimum Grade B)* 

Is English your native language, or have you graduated from an English-speaking school or university? Then you do not need to prove your English language proficiency. 

Get in touch with our study advisors for more details. 

*Proof must be provided before the start of the study and must not be older than five years. 

Don’t meet the work experience requirements? You can still apply to our partner institutions.

At IU, we’re serious about making education accessible! So, if you do not meet our work experience requirements, you still have the option to get a similar international, flexible degree from one of our partner institutions. Contact the Study Advisors today to learn more. 

Careers

Your Applied Artificial Intelligence and NLP career outlook

With an expertise in Applied Artificial Intelligence and NLP, you are equipped with a valuable skillset that opens doors to diverse and promising career paths in the rapidly evolving field of AI, such as... 

(Senior) Medical NLP consultant

As a (Senior) Medical NLP Consultant, your role is pivotal in leveraging your extensive experience and expertise to analyse and transform medical text and data into actionable insights. Your role involves leveraging your expertise to develop advanced NLP solutions tailored to the medical domain. You work closely with healthcare institutions, utilising your deep understanding of both medical terminology and NLP technology to enhance clinical documentation, streamline information retrieval, and improve decision support systems. Your insights and recommendations significantly enhance healthcare systems, improve patient care,  advance care, and advance medical research. With a deep understanding of healthcare domain knowledge and NLP technologies, you play a vital role in revolutionising how medical data is utilised and interpreted, ultimately shaping the future of healthcare. 

(Senior) NLP in education consultant

As a (Senior) NLP in education consultant, you will leverage your extensive expertise in Natural Language Processing to drive transformative initiatives within the education sector. Your role involves advising educational institutions on how to effectively integrate NLP technologies, optimising learning experiences, and developing tailored strategies to enhance educational outcomes. You will collaborate with educators and stakeholders, applying your deep understanding of NLP advancements to tailor solutions that align with educational goals, ultimately revolutionising the way students learn and interact with educational content. 

NLP-Researcher

As an NLP researcher, you delve into the intricacies of language and technology. You explore ways to teach machines how to comprehend and generate human language, constantly pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence. Your work involves developing algorithms, models, and applications that facilitate meaningful interactions between humans and machines, making strides towards a future where technology understands and communicates with us in the most natural and human-like ways. In essence, you bridge the gap between human language and the digital realm, revolutionising how we interact with and utilise technology. 

Student reviews

This is what our students say

  • “So far, my experience at IU has been great and fulfilling. The teaching atmosphere is encouraging and challenging at the same time, and the online campus is quite user-friendly.”

    Kristjana Papajani

    MBA Master of Business Administration, Albania

  • “I really like the diversity of the materials available at IU. This means I can always adjust how I study based on my learning needs and preferences.”

    Stine Marie Quabs

    MA Marketing Management, Germany

  • Rokas Vitkus

    Lithuania

Personal counselling
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Tuition fees

Online Study models & fees for your Master degree in Applied Artificial Intelligence and NLP

On campus study model and fees for your Master degree in Applied Artificial Intelligence and NLP

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you’ll only be charged once your studies have started, and the trial month has ended.

Your trial month begins when you receive your login credentials. This will give you the opportunity to test our courses for one month without obligation, before being charged. During that month, you can then take your first courses and start learning right away!

Once the trial month is over, your studies continue. You’ll pay your tuition fees according to your contract.

At IU, we believe in full transparency – so there are no hidden fees. You only pay for your tuition and the one-time campus registration fee of €1,500.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you'll only be charged once your studies have started. If you won't be admitted to a programme because you do not meet the admission requirements, no fees will be charged.

Full-Time

Duration 12 Months

US$ 847
US$ 726 /mth* Apply now
* € 655 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

US$ 628
US$ 548 /mth* Apply now
* € 495 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

US$ 519
US$ 459 /mth* Apply now
* € 415 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

All our study programmes include the following benefits

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • 1-month trial
  • Monthly live and recorded tutorials
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn German and English for free
  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn German and English for free
  • On-campus tutorials, 2-3x week
  • Access to all on-campus services
Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Have you completed a course or a learning path through IU LinkedIn Learning, and earned a certificate? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, and complete your studies at IU sooner.

  • Save time: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!

Even before you apply for a study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.Arrange a personal video consultation appointment to discuss recognition

Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, live teaching sessions, student advice and support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Hybrid Studies = More Flexibility

By combining in-person tutorials 2-3 times per week with 24/7 access to online study materials, you get to benefit from a more flexible study schedule. This allows you to work alongside your studies, or combine other activities, with relative ease. 

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, intimate campuses, easy access to lecturers, live teaching sessions, student advice services, and career support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions – and so are our study coaches.