University of Bristol
Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in an engineering, physics, mathematics or related subject. Other disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students who have completed our MSc in robotics may be considered, on a case-by-case basis, for direct entry into year 2 of the FARSCOPE programme. This will be subject to interview including a qualifying presentation on research.
Year 1: research methods training; seminars in modern robotics methods; robotics, mechanics and programming; robotics context and applications (industry delivered); robot intelligence and systems; specialist robotics topics (chosen from list of options); group robot project (eg IMAV contest, robot soccer or Mars rover field test); initial research project; communications training and research presentation.
Year 2: PhD research; industry study workshop; innovation and entrepreneurship; complementary skills training.
Year 3: PhD research; industry study workshop; partner placement (optional: opportunities at partner universities in Europe, Asia, North America or partner companies in the UK and Japan); public engagement training and group activity.
Year 4: PhD research; complementary skills training (including thesis preparation); FARSCOPE conference presentation; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|FARSCOPE Centre for Doctoral Training||Bristol||BS16 1QY||South West|
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