Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Robotics Technology

During this course students will apply robotics innovation and research in a real-world setting by taking a project idea from inception through to realisation. Students will excel as experts in robotics principles and practices, automation science, software, engineering and management.

Entry requirements

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. Applicants with advanced standing, who can evidence an academic ability to a similar level, may also be considered. A minimum of grade C in English language at GCSE level or 7.5 IELTS score (with scores of 5.5 in each band). Applicants must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test and the results will support the admission decision. Recommendation letters are required from at least 2 individuals who can evaluate their academic potential. A sound understanding of mathematics (A level) and familiarity with a programming language such as C, C++, Java or similar.

Course modules

Year 1 modules: robotics technology project; 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. Final year module: robotics technology project. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 GBP 11,824 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858