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Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with an industrial placement year) MSc

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The world of robotics is exciting and fast paced – revolutionising the way we live, work and play.

This is a conversion course designed for non-engineering graduates wishing to work for engineering companies. This MSc will give you the skills needed to work for employers developing or applying:

  • devices and systems for robotics and automation
  • smart systems with autonomous capability
  • ubiquitous and wearable devices.

You build on your individual responsibility, critical awareness and creative thinking, and examine issues such as:

  • project management, planning and scheduling
  • resourcing
  • documentation and communication.

You’ll be supervised by research-active faculty and be part of our vibrant international community. We have strong links with industry, well-equipped research and teaching laboratories, and we help you with your professional development.

We also offer this MSc without a placement or with a Masters industrial placement.

CAREERS

An MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems could be your passport to a career in a wide range of established and rapidly developing areas that are changing our lives including:

  • smart technologies
  • driverless vehicles
  • vehicle design
  • renewable energies
  • film and television
  • car production
  • space or underwater exploration
  • commercialised agriculture
  • medical diagnosis
  • remote and minimally invasive surgery
  • crime prevention.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 27,000overall cost

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

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.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 110 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    143 60%

    36th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    79th

    13

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