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Robotics and Embedded Systems Engineering (with integrated year in industry) MEng

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering - MEng

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

MEng Robotics and Embedded Systems Engineering (with Industrial Year), at Aberystwyth University, is concerned with building physical systems involving software, electronics, sensors and actuators.

This scheme covers a wide range of topics including: mathematics, programming, artificial intelligence, robotics, software engineering and more. With a focus on building and running physical systems involving computerised sensing and control.

Also included is an Industrial Year that will further enhance your career prospects by providing you with invaluable experience that employers seek.

Taught by research-led staff, in a supportive learning environment, you will attain highly valuable and transferable skills for a range of career paths.

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the five year degree scheme.

In your first year you will be introduced to:

  • Programming
  • Problems and solutions
  • Calculus, algebra, differential equations
  • Forces and dynamics

In your second year you will discover:

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Robotics and embedded systems
  • Our software development life cycle module. This module will allow you to take a role which exists in the industry i.e. project manager, designer etc, you will be required to produce a working software product, following best current industrial practice at every stage.
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence

In your third year, you will be taking part in your work placement:

  • This is with the assistance of the department. By the end of this placement you will have the knowledge and understanding to make a substantial contribution in the workplace
  • You will also return to University with a greater sense of motivation

In your final year, you will undertake:

  • Systems engineering
  • Space robotics
  • Applied control engineering
  • Individual project, where you will develop a piece of software in an area of particular interest to you
  • A range of further electives to specialise in areas of your choice (for example quantum information, semiconductor physics, machine learning)

In your masters year, you will study:

  • Intelligent Systems
  • Numerical methods, statistics, and a variety of other masters-level electives.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,800per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 110 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    54th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    3rd

    16

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