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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This Robotics Masters/MSc programme is designed for graduates of numerate disciplines who also have experience of programming. You will explore theories of intelligent robotic control and software tools required to implement standard algorithms in mobile robots and robot manipulators.

This one year full-time Robotics Masters/MSc programme consists of modules in which you will study robotics to an advanced level. You will also work on at least one mini-project. Here you will work one-to-one with one of our research-active staff to explore an area in great depth – analysing the problem and existing solutions, developing new ideas and building or evaluating prototype systems.

You will develop your skills in analysis, research, technology and also in presenting and explaining your work clearly and effectively. In addition, you will be able to take several optional taught modules from various fields. You will work on a research project in an area of robotics over the summer, again with expert one-to-one supervision.

This, along with the chance to learn from world leaders in their field and to develop research and transferable skills, will effectively prepare you to either work in industry or pursue a research degree in robotics.

Why Study Robotics Masters/MSc at Birmingham?

  • Birmingham is one of the leading universities in the country for postgraduate study in computer science, and we are proud to deliver outstanding programmes that offer a range of exciting career opportunities for students from around the world.
  • State-of-the-art, multi-million-pound facilities include dedicated laboratories for Computer Science students, a teaching laboratory for Robotics, and research laboratories for Security, Medical Imaging Intelligent Robotics and Computer Vision
  • We are a partner in The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence
  • Our Security and Privacy Group is recognised as an EPSRC/GCHQ Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research and we have a strong collaboration with the Centre for Computational Biology (CCB)

Employability

Through the course you will become a specialist in robotics. Our graduates are well equipped for software development roles in the robotics industry or research and development roles, and many go on to pursue a research degree in robotics.

A dynamic, fast-moving sector that offers exciting careers and excellent rewards.

The term computing covers every kind of digital technology that we use to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information. This makes it the foundation for small and large businesses to build their strategies and grow. It is also the key to making our personal lives easier and more fun: mobile phones, online shopping, social media – we owe them all and a lot more to computer science.

Tuition fees

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£ 25,050per year

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 Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    171 71%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    47th

    5

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