Taught course

Robotics

Institution
King's College London · Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Bachelors degree with 2:1 honours degree in mechanical engineering (or other relevant subject e.g. physics, mathematics, electrical engineering). We also welcome international, professional or occupational qualifications and assess them on an individual basis.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Additional Requirements:

  • A sound background in basic mathematics, in particular familiarity with standard concepts of calculus, linear algebra, differential equations and elementary probability theory.
  • Competence in computer programming to the level expected at the end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science.

We also welcome professional or occupational qualifations and assess them on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Robotics MSc allows you to gain specialist knowledge relating to robotics and automation applications by examining the integration of mechanical devices, sensors, electronics and ‘intelligent’ computer-based controllers. You will also explore the latest developments in robotics while completing research and development work for your individual research project.

You will complete the course in one year, studying September to September and taking a combination of required and optional modules totalling 180 credits, including 60 credits that will come from an individual project. You will study Robotic Systems, Computer Vision, Sensors and Actuators, Real-time Systems and Control. There are also opportunities to explore a broad range of optional modules allowing you the freedom to develop your study pathway to reflect your interests.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer
Email
nms-pgadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 7210