Courses & Units

Artificial Intelligence KIT108

Hobart, Launceston


The unit provides an introduction to many AI sub-fields, including: expert systems, machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, intelligent agents. Students will be exposed to state-of-the-art examples as well as emerging technologies and get practical experience of solving interesting problems in each of these sub-fields.

The unit covers the definition of Artificial Intelligence and its subfields; introduces foundational logic and knowledge representation; and considers social, ethical, and philosophical consequences of the theory and practice of AI. Students will learn different perspectives on the approach to creating AI, its purpose, and its validity.

The unit will highlight the increasingly important social and economic roles of AI and will feature guest lectures from research and/or industry experts to highlight current research directions and deepen students' understanding of specific topics.


Unit name Artificial Intelligence
Unit code KIT108
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Son Tran

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 029999

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • KXT306


Teaching Pattern

2hrs lectures, 2hr tutorials


50% exam, 50% in-semester (3 assignments worth 15%, 15%, 20%)

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