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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Our Robotics course will develop you as a skilled computer scientist, with a strong knowledge of robotic engineering. We have developed our course in response to the needs and requirements of the emerging robotics market.

You'll learn the elements needed to build a robot, from simple electronic circuitry, software engineering and control, to high-level robot intelligence. You will learn how to develop robotic systems and bring the learning to life in our new cognitive robotics laboratory.

Your study areas include:

  • robotics
  • programming
  • information systems
  • computer systems
  • mathematics
  • systems engineering
  • machine learning
  • machine vision.

You will also study and develop our state-of-the-art robotic systems including the Baxter research robot, the Nao humanoid robots, Darwin Mini Bots and Cozmo robots.

Our friendly, inclusive community has a strong link between teaching and research. Our departmental research groups have high national and international reputations. As well as close contacts with major companies.

Assessment

Assessment methods used on this course

We use a variety of assessment methods to support your learning, from the practical, early modules to the later, more conceptual content.

We assess your core-material modules through a mixture of coursework and exams.

In Year 1 we offer you continuous assessment on all your modules.

In Years 2 and 3 we assess you through written exams and some coursework-based modules.

We assess our robotics-specific modules, such as Introductory and Advanced Robotics, by project-based reporting. This allows you to experience research and employment conditions in this field.

Career prospects

Career prospects in computing are excellent and expanding rapidly. Our computing graduates enjoy great success in finding employment in business, industry, research and education.

Careers in robotic systems are growing rapidly with projected employment requirements growing ever more. Career opportunities include all aspects of robotic development, with particularly employment in robotic middleware development growing exceedingly fast.

The field is under continuous evolution with many research prospects and innovation possibilities. New and existing companies are continuously developing new robotic applications for virtually every aspect of a modern society.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,200per year

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

Entry requirements

University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It’s also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    117 49%

    79th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    101st

    10

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