MSc Robotics

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

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Our new MSc Robotics will provide you with the essential knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed for designing, implementing and deploying the robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) of the future. You will be inspired to think differently and create innovative solutions with the potential to change our lives.

Dr Roderich Gross, Senior Lecturer in Robotics and Computational intelligence

About the course

September 2018 start

Course description

Our new MSc will provide you with the opportunity to translate and develop your existing knowledge, understanding and skills to become an expert in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS). You will develop the multidisciplinary knowledge and interdisciplinary skills to become one of the next generation of RAS engineers.

The course is delivered by world-leading experts in Engineering and Science from several University departments, including Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, and Psychology.


Swarm robotsYou'll study a mixture of modules in robotics, autonomous systems, engineering and computational intelligence, as well as advanced topics in vision, speech, neural networks, mobile robotics and computational neuroscience.

Core modules

  • Robotics
  • Biomechatronics
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop and Rapid Control Prototyping
  • Project

Examples of optional modules

  • Real-Time Embedded Systems
  • eedback Systems Design
  • Adaptive Intelligence
  • Intelligent and Vision Systems

Teaching and assessment

There are lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical/laboratory work, design classes, individual assignments and a major research project.

You’re assessed on exams, coursework assignments and a project dissertation.

Course duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a numerate subject such as engineering, mathematics or physical sciences. To thrive in this degree you’ll need to have excellent mathematical notation and basic computer programming skills.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.