Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems

The aim of this course is for students to gain an in-depth understanding of their chosen constituent parts of a robotic system that can be applied to many sectors, both nationally and internationally. Students choose a named theme from those offered. These normally include autonomous, embedded, bio-inspired or marine robotics, human-robot interaction and robot vision.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or Upper 2nd Class Honours Degree in a relevant cognate discipline with a numerate background. Equivalent overseas qualifications will also be considered.

Course modules

Robotics and automation; linear control; data mining and machine learning; embedded systems; real time imaging and control; critical analysis and research preparation; robotic mechanical systems; biologically inspired computation; advanced interaction design; image processing; plus 4 optional modules.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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