Microsoft Azure AI Engineer

Programme overview:

Microsoft Azure AI Engineer next start date Next start date: 2 October 2023
Next Orientation Date: 26 September 2023
Microsoft Azure AI Engineer study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Claremont
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Microsoft Azure AI Engineer duration Duration:
Study duration: 6 Months
One lecture session per week over 7 weeks 
3 Hours per session, 18:00 – 21:00 
Microsoft Azure AI Engineer support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

Post Graduate | Technology | Short Course

There is an emerging need for skilled AI professionals with the rising popularity of AI and machine learning. Microsoft Azure is a fast-growing cloud computing platform. Offering a range of certifications that validate your skills and expertise. The aim of this programme is to help you develop applicable knowledge and skills employers value by teaching you to explore, transform, model, and visualize data, and to create the next generation of intelligent solutions. Enhance your career prospects in the field of AI engineering and cloud computing.

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Entry requirements
To enrol for the Microsoft Azure AI Engineer programme, the following requirements are recommended: 
• Higher Certificate, Diploma, or Degree in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Information Systems, Robotics, Engineering, or related IT fields. 
• Fundamental knowledge in Mathematics and/or Statistics 
• Practical skills in Networking and Programming (C#, Python, or Visual Basic .NET) 
From R25 200 (based on full settlement payment option) Please consult the fee structure for additional information.  
Programme accreditation
Possible career options
  • Azure Administrator  
  • Azure Cloud Support Engineer  
  • Azure Software Engineer 
  • Azure Cloud Developer  
  • Microsoft Azure AI Engineer 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

Pretoria Campus
Cape Town - Tyger Valley Campus

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
The modules for the Microsoft AI Engineer programme are as follows:  
• Azure Fundamentals 
• Azure Developer Associate  
• Azure AI Engineer Associate  
Students are required to attempt the modules sequentially. They are also expected to attempt these certification exams at the end of each module: 
• Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals 
• Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure 
• Exam AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution