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University of Salford

Robotics and Systems Engineering

Research and research supervision in this area is primarily in the following areas: Automation for the food industry; cognition robotics and autonomous systems; biologically inspired robotics; end-effectors and robot hands; swarm intelligence and multi-agent systems; uninhabited autonomous systems/air vehicles (UAS/UAV).

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a numerate subject such as Engineering, science, mathematics or computer science. You should be able to demonstrate the use of structured programming language such as C. Candidates with a Bachelors and a Masters degree in one of the following areas will be preferred: robotics, mechatronics, automation and control, embedded systems, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Experience of experimental research involving statistical analyses of experimental results on the basis of measuring system performance is also preferable but is not essential. International students will require IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) or equivalent English language qualification.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc (Res) Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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