Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Drone Technology and Applications

LJMU's innovative Drone Technology and Applications MSc will give you the knowledge and experience to become a specialist in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs. - Embark on this highly practical programme of study - Secure understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks - Gain the expertise to work in a wide range of industries in the UK, Europe and around the world - Follow a curriculum informed by ongoing research and consultancy in drone technology - Build and test fly your own multi-rotor drone Developed by leading experts in the industry, this Masters in Drone Technology and Applications is your chance to be at the leading edge of a technological revolution.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:2 an Engineering discipline, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science or an equivalent professional qualification in another discipline containing significant numerical and analytical content Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Msc Project (60 credits) Research Skills (10 credits) Drone Technology (20 credits) Drone Operations (20 credits) Drone Construction (10 credits) Fixed Wing Flight (20 credits) Drone Applications (20 credits) Sensors And Data Analysis (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Being a very practical subject, most of the assessment for the course comprises coursework and practical tests. You will be assessed using a variety of methods, including: themed essays, practicals, flying tests, reports, presentations, online blogs and mission plan scenarios.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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