Master Degree - Part-time

Master in Artificial Intelligence for Industry 4.0

For those with an interest in pursuing a career in the artificial intelligence field, this coursework-based Master’s degree allows you to specialise or broaden your expertise.

Eligible for Scholarship

The Pathfinder MDIA Digital Scholarship is intended to support postgraduate education in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Information Security to ensure that the Maltese labour market is supplied with individuals having the necessary skills and to guarantee that it is in a better position to compete at an international level. 

Course Description

This Master’s degree programme in Artificial intelligence for Industry 4.0 presents the non-computer scientist / business leader with a fundamental and thorough understanding of AI technologies and applies this acquired knowledge toward the strategic deployment of business to bring about competitive advantage. It is aimed at business leaders, executives and professionals involved in strategic road-mapping roles who are responsible for determining direction and equip the organization with the cutting-edge advancements in AI. The design of the programme allows for a technological understanding of AI in the first year, followed up with the business and industry application of AI in the second year.




MQF Level



Why Choose Us

Guest Speakers

Specialized speakers and expert workshops delivered by leaders in the industry

Reasonable Price

All our programmes are offered with the competitive market price

Industry Experience

International faculty with a wide variety of experience in Artificial Intelligence


A reputable college with internationally recognised certification

Programme Learning Outcomes

This programme allows the learner to:

“I have found the MSc Exercise & Sports Science most fulfilling. It has helped me view sports and exercise from a more scientific perspective.”.

Start Date

October, 2022

Application Period

July, 2022

Delivery Mode

Blended, On Campus



Target Audience

Business Leaders

Current Approved Programme Structure

Total ECTS - 90

First Year (Semesters 1 & 2: EQF/MQF Level 7 - 30 ECTS)

Exit Option: PgCert in AI

- Principles of AI - 6 ECTS
- Machine Learning - 6 ECTS
- Neural networks & Classifiers - 6 ECTS
- Robotics & Computer Vision (IET) - 6 ECTS
- Deep Learning & Predictive Analytics - 6 ECTS

Second Year (Semesters 3 & 4: EQF/MQF Level 7 - 30 ECTS)

Exit Option: PgDip in AI

- AI driven Business Analytics - 6 ECTS
- The ethical, regulatory, legal and social aspects of AI - 6 ECTS
A choice of any three of the following elective study units:

- Leveraging AI for Manufacturing - 6 ECTS
- Enhancing the Creative Industries with AI - 6 ECTS
- AI in Research and the Applied Sciences - 6 ECTS
- Intelligent Community Services - 6 ECTS
- Smart Information Systems - 6 ECTS

Third Year (Semester 5: EQF/MQF Level 7 - 30 ECTS)

Exit Option: Masters in AI for Industry 4.0

- Research Project/Dissertation - 30 ECTS
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International College with

20+ Years of Experience

Established in 2001, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology is the country’s leading vocational education and training institution.  Six Institutes in Malta and the Gozo Campus, MCAST offers 180 full-time and over 300 part-time vocational courses ranging from certificates to Master’s degrees (MQF Level 1 to Level 8).

MCAST’s relationship with industry stimulates the College’s success – its programmes are flexible, relevant and responsive to the aspirations of the students and to the needs of industries which are constantly evolving to meet the challenges of a changing global economy. 

Robert Spiteri, 52 yo Pharmacist & Managing Director

The lecturers are very helpful and enthusiastic. It's like they are on a mission to bring out our strengths, help us overcome our weaknesses and guide us towards opportunities in the space of sports.

Denise Cortis, 36 yo Head of HR and triathlete

Most concepts found in Physical Activitiy can be applied in working organisations. For example leadership skills could be matched with coaching, sports physchology could be used for improving performance etc.

Geoffrey Spiteri, 33 yo Store manager/football physical trainer

The content of this program can open the doors to many opportunities in the field of exercise and sport science. As a passionate of sports performance I found the content of this course very interesting and modules such as sport psychology and sport physiology for sure will help me get better in my field.

    Our Lecturers


    Dr Bernice Sant

    Performance, Sport and Exercise Psychologist

    Dr Renzo Kerr-Cumbo

    UEFA Pro Football coach Senior Lecturer II & Coordinator

    Dr Danica Bonello Spiteri

    Self employed sports & exercise medicine specialist, certified running technique specialist

    Benefit from Get Qualified Scheme (up to 70% back)

    Individuals who successfully complete their studies, secure work and pay taxes in Malta are eligible for the Get Qualified Scheme (conditions may apply). Graduates are required to apply for the scheme, which grants graduates up to 70% refund, through tax rebate.

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