Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Robotics Technology

Through an extended project sequence delivered collaboratively with Carnegie Mellon University, USA, you will apply robotics innovation and research in a real world setting by taking a project idea from inception through to realisation. The programme covers robotics principles and practices, automation science, software, engineering and management.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) in a technical subject such as robotics, computing, engineering (mechanical, electrical, electronic), physics or mathematics. If the applicant has advanced standing and can evidence an academic ability to a similar level, they may also be considered. A minimum of grade C in English language at GCSE level is required or 7.5 IELTS score (with scores of 5.5 in each band) for overseas students. Applicants must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test and their results will support the admission decision. Recommendation letters are required from at least two individuals who can evaluate your academic potential. A sound understanding of mathematics (A level) and familiarity with a programming language such as C, C++, Java or similar is required.

Course modules

Modules include: robot software engineering; robotic visual perception and autonomy; robotics and control; science and technology of human-robot interaction; sensors and actuators; topics in advanced intelligent robotics; robotics technology project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,824 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,272 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,824 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858