Artificial Intelligence & C++ Programming


This course provides a broad ranging discussion of Artificial Intelligence techniques and principles, and knowledge of allied domains to aid you in designing AI applications that enrich and provide a natural implementation of human to computer interaction. You will learn to apply C++ in the domain of AI and Chat Bots. The C++ programming will include such topics as: classes; objects; attributes; methods; constructors; destructors; inheritance; function overloading; operator overloading; polymorphism; memory management; abstract data types; template methods; template classes; file and stream handling; string classes; threads and data sockets. 

Course overview

Artificial Intelligence: Introduction and overview

Week 1 - Introduction and overview

Week 2 - Introduction and overview

Week 3 - Concepts of AI and chat bots

Programming for Artificial Intelligence

Week 4 - Introductory C++ exercises

Week 5 - Introductory C++ exercises

Week 6 - C++ practical case study

Artificial Intelligence with speech interaction

Week 7 - Human speech and natural language processing

Week 8 - Human speech and natural language processing

Week 9 - Siri and Alexa technologies

Artificial Intelligence and Cyber bots

Week 10 - Natural language to cyber bots

Week 11 - Assessment surgery

Week 12 - Assessment surgery


The Staffordshire Higher Skills and Engagement Pathways programme, and the Staffordshire E-Skills & Entrepreneurship Gateway (SEGway) are part funded by the European Social Fund.

Delivery method
On campus
Online learning

This course is 12 weeks long with each unit lasting 3 weeks. 

Start date

Coming soon

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts
Certificate of Attendance

Entry requirements

This is an entry level introductory course so is open to all that have an interest in artificial intelligence, with some programming background.  


This course is free to all Staffordshire based SMEs

How to apply

To apply for this course, please email

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