Taught course

Robotics and Automation

Institution
University of Salford · School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in engineering or science Suitable for students who already have a strong engineering background and wish to specialise in robotics and automation.

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Robotics and Automation at Salford:

  • Gain a firm grounding in control engineering and intelligent systems concepts
  • This course has a particular emphasis on advanced robotics, where robots are designed to operate with a degree of intelligence
  • Projects supported by internationally-leading research

Course Summary

This course is for students who already have a strong engineering background and wish to specialise in robotics and automation. This course has a particular emphasis on advanced robotics, where robots are designed to operate with a degree of intelligence.

You will gain a firm grounding in control engineering and intelligent systems concepts, along with the ability to comprehend and fully specify integrated automation systems embodying intelligence, robotic and automation hardware and software, and virtual reality (VR)/simulation technologies.

The course also provides a suitable background for research in advanced autonomous systems with reference to robotics.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English at IELTS 6.0

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £992 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Full-time PgDip £3,968

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

Full-time PgDip £4,048

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment70

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545