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Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence

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Key Fact
  • Program name
    Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence
  • Program Duration
    1 Year
  • Delivery Method
    On Campus
  • Credit hours
    24
  • Program Cost (VAT Execluded)
    SAR 31,200

Program Overview

The Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence, offered by Effat University's Department of Computer Science, is a cutting-edge program designed to equip students with foundational and advanced skills in the rapidly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This program explores the theoretical foundations, design, and application of AI systems, preparing students to become key players in the technological revolution. With a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses data science, machine learning, and ethical AI technologies, this program offers a unique blend of knowledge and practical experience, making graduates well-equipped to address modern challenges using AI solutions.

Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence Degree

The Department of Computer Science grants students the degree of Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (AID).​

Education​al Objectives

Graduates from the Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (AID) are expected to attain the following Program Educational Objectives within a few years of graduation:

  1. Demonstrate a solid understanding of a variety of Artificial Intelligence approaches;
  2. Formalize real-world problems and select the most appropriate AI method to solve problems;
  3. Utilize machine-learning techniques to improve the performance of computer-based systems;
  4. Demonstrate high ethical and responsibility values; and
  5. Use their communication skills to work effectively in teams.​

Target Audience

Students/Professionals seeking career-oriented requiring Artificial Intelligence and programming skills.

Admission Requirements:​

  • High School Degree or Equivalent​​

Program Learning Outcomes

By completing the Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence program, students will be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

  • AI-K1    Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding and critical perspective of the principal theories, concepts, and terminology of related Artificial Intelligence fields.
  • AI-K2    ​Integrate knowledge from different Artificial Intelligence fields to develop practical solutions that effectively operate in real-world organizations.

Skills

  • AI-S1    Apply artificial intelligence theory and software development fundamentals to create AI-based solutions utilizing relevant skills and techniques.
  • AI-S2    Analyze complex computing problems and apply principles of Artificial Intelligence, along with other relevant disciplines, to identify innovative solutions.
  • AI-S3    Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution that meets specified computing requirements within the context of Artificial Intelligence.
  • AI-S4    Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts, demonstrating proficiency in articulating AI concepts and solutions.

Values, Autonomy, and Responsibility

  • AI-V1    Recognize and uphold professional responsibilities, making informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles specific to the field of Artificial Intelligence.
  • AI-V2    Function effectively as a valuable member or leader within a team engaged in activities relevant to the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence domains.​

Career Opportunities

  • Artificial Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer​
  • Artificial Intelligence Developer
  • Data Mining Analyst
  • Machine Learning Developer
  • Further their studies in Artificial Intelligence related fields
  • Prepare for various professional international AI certifications​​​

Study Plan 

Please check the study plan of Associate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence as PDF​

Tuition and Fees​

  • Program Duration
    No. of credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    (VAT Excluded)
    Program Tuition per credit hour (VAT Included)
    Program Tuition (VAT Excluded)
    ​Program Tuition (VAT Included)
  • 1 Year (4 Levels)
    24
    SAR 1,300
    SAR 1,495
    SAR 31,200
    SAR 35,880​​

Courses Tuition Breakdown: ​

  • Course Name
    Credit Hours
    Tuition Course Fee (VAT Excluded)
    Tuition Course Fee (VAT Included)
  • Level 1 (8 weeks)
  • Artificial Intelligence: Principles and Techniques 
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Programming Essentials in Python
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Level Summary
    6
    SAR 7,800
    SAR 8,970
  • Level 2 (8 weeks)
  • Mathematics for Artificial Intelligence
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Fundamentals of Data Science
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Level Summary
    6
    SAR 7,800
    SAR 8,970
  • Level 3 (8 weeks)
  • Machine Learning Basics
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Natural Language Processing Essentials
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Level Summary
    6
    SAR 7,800
    SAR 8,970
  • Level 4 (8 weeks)
  • IoT Principles
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Final Project
    3
    SAR 3,900
    SAR 4,485
  • Level Summary
    6
    SAR 7,800
    SAR 8,970
  • Program Summary
    6
    SAR 31,200
    SAR 35,880

​Other Fees

  • Description
    Fees after VAT
  • Application and Admission procedures fees
    SAR 460, non-refundable
  • Placement Test
    SAR 460, non-refundable
  • E-Learning Resources Fees
    SAR 173/month

Impo​rtant Notes:

  • Students are required to pay their full tuition fee upon registration.
  • Effat University reserves the right to withhold student services, including Blackboard and Banner access, from students who do not complete their due payment as per their payment plan or if their account status is delinquent.
  • There are no installments allowed for any of the PACE-HIT programs (less than 5 weeks).
  • In the event that the student chooses to pay in installments for the PACE-HIT programs (6 weeks and above).
  • Students are required to pay their full tuition and fees upon registration or a payment plan is available as follows:
    • Upon Registration (First Installment):

      50% of the total training course fees

    • ​Final Instalment:

      The last 50% of the t​otal training course fees

Payme​​​​nt Methods

The payment can be made by:
  • Effat University E-Payment ​System
  • Cash (working hours are from 8:00 Am to 3:00:PM)
  • Cheque payable to Effat University
  • Credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express)
  • Direct deposit or bank transfer* to EFFAT bank account
    • Wire Transfer Required Information
    • Bank Name:  Saudi National Bank (SNB)
    • Name of Account Holder: Effat University
    • Bank Account Number: 10147135000210
    • International Bank Account number (IBAN): SA9310000010147135000210

Contact Information:

For financial inquiries, please email us on: Financial@effatuniversity.edu.sa ​

Cancellation or Refund Policy

Please click here for cancellation and refund policy for training and professional certificate programs. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Contact Information
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