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Mechanical Engineering with Robotics (with an industrial placement year) MEng (Hons)

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**About the course**The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree lets you specialise your degree with a range of options and provides you with the educational requirements needed to become a Chartered Engineer. The placement year also gives you the chance to get real work experience for a year in industry, whilst still being supported by the department at Sussex. On this course, you have the opportunity to develop specific expertise in robotics alongside skills in mechanical engineering; making you employable by various sectors, from robot design and development to autonomous cars, robotics, automation, mechatronics, automotive, aerospace, and renewable energies. Our world-class research in robotics, dynamics and control, space systems, sensors, and flexible electronics informs our degrees to give you the best start in your career. You’ll study in our £12-million Future Technologies Labs, which provides a new space for building robots, and programming embedded systems, as well as state-of-the-art computer design and modelling suites. In particular, you will have access to our flexible manufacturing system, industrial robotic manipulator, humanoid robots, fleet of drones, autonomous vehicles, and a real-time motion monitoring system. Dedicated academic advisors will support you during you time at Sussex, and you will be welcomed into our active, student-run engineering societies. **Accreditation** Start your career ahead of the competition with our respected industry accreditation.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAB

A-levels must include Mathematics. You should have a broad range of GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

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    3.83 77%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    78 78%

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    17

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