CET797 Body of Knowledge (BoK) for AI Ethics and Governance

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School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE)



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The industrial adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has boosted productivity and created new areas of growth, but it also leads to ethical concerns and legal disputes. For example, Apple Card was investigated by the New York Department of Financial Services for alleged discrimination related to credit limit decisions by AI algorithms. AI ethics and governance are becoming increasingly important.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence and AI Ethics
- FlexiMasters  in Artificial Intelligence and AI Ethics

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By the end of the course, learners are able to:

1. know the basic concepts of Artificial Intelligence (including models and algorithms);

2. be able to describe the ethical issues of AI applications, and the guiding principles to deal with these issues and;

3. know the governance framework of AI ethics.

In this course, you will study the guiding principles of AI ethics and the governance framework for the ethical use of AI prescribed in the BoK. The course first describes the basics of AI. It then describes the guiding principles of AI solutions with decision-making process and the governance framework of AI Ethics. Students will be presented with case studies that illustrates ethical principles in complex real-world scenarios.

For learner who wish to acquire more knowledge in applying ethical AI practices in organizations and, to understand and help societies to solve problems brought about by the impact of AI.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,944

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Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

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Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

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CET788 AI 1:AI Foundation1
CET789 AI 2: Reinforcement Learning1
CET790 AI 3: Computational Game Theory1
CET791 ML1: Supervised learning: Bayesian decision theory and classifiers1
CET792 ML2: Supervised learning: Non-probabilistic classifiers1
CET793 ML3: Unsupervised learning1
CET794 AI Ethics 1: Foundations of AI Ethics1
CET795 AI Ethics 2: AI Ethic Standardization1
CET807 Application 2: Introduction to Computer Vision1
CET798 AI Ethics Governance Framework for Organisations1
CET799 Business Liability and Ethics in AI Usage1
CET800 AI Ethics 3: Ethics in Data Processing1
CET801 Governance for AI Explainability1


Listed courses are:

  • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence and AI Ethics and FlexiMasters in Artificial Intelligence.
  • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.