University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Robotics

This course enables students to develop their skills in analysis, research, technology and also in presenting and explaining their work clearly and effectively. In addition, they are able to take several optional taught modules from various fields. All students work on a research project in an area of robotics over the summer.

Entry requirements

1st degree (BSc or equivalent) at 2.1 level (or equivalent) in computer science. Alternatively degrees in electronic engineering, physics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, or other numerate disciplines will be acceptable only if the student can show programming experience equivalent to that in a BSc Computer Science in either Java or C/C++.

Course modules

Modules include: research skills; computational vision; graphics 2; component-based software; computational modelling with MATLAB; first semester mini-project; intelligent data analysis (Extended); introduction to evolutionary computation; introduction to neural computation; machine learning (extended); planning (extended); second semester mini-project.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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