University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Computational Intelligence and Robotics

From understanding the brain to sophisticated robots for search and rescue, advances in this field are having a huge impact on our lives. This course prepares you for a career at the forefront of the discipline, in research or industry. The course is taught by experts in control and systems engineering, computer science, electronic and electrical engineering and neuroscience. It's supported by SCENTRO, the Sheffield Centre for Robotics.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree in a numerate subject such as engineering, mathematics or physical sciences; excellent mathematical notation and basic computer programming skills. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

You'll study a mixture of modules in computational neuroscience, machine learning, neural networks, modelling and simulation of natural systems, multi sensor data fusion, adaptive intelligence and robotics.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on exams, coursework assignments and a project dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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