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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Undertake extensive, supervised studies in the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research
  • Specialise in pertinent topics; including computational intelligence and human-robot interaction
  • Develop useful research and teaching skills to assist in your project and your subsequent career
  • Graduate with an advanced qualification in a diverse, ever-expanding and exciting topic

In this course, you'll undertake specialist research into a robotics field of your choice. You'll benefit from cutting-edge facilities in the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR), as well as from the advice and tutelage of leading experts. You'll graduate with excellent credentials in a particularly relevant subject.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

As this is a research course, most of your work will be carried out independently. You will benefit from the support and expertise of your supervisory team; including a Director of Studies and a second supervisor who have specific interest in your chosen subject area. Common topics may include mechanics, electronics, sensing, computational intelligence, cognitive and developmental robotics and human-machine interaction technologies.

You learn through

  • Independent research
  • Mentoring with your supervisory team
  • Research training, including mandatory ethics and integrity sessions
  • Teacher training
  • Linux and ROS training
  • Optional extra training in MATLAB, OpenGL, Indesign, Illustration and After Effects

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • Software and robotics
  • Academia

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,895per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 114 18

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    122 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91.0 91%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%



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