MSc Robotics with Extended Research / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Science
2 Years Full-Time
Entry requirements

We require a First or strong Upper Second-class honours degree (2:1 with 65% average), or international equivalent, in Electrical, Electronic, Mechatronic, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics with evidence of programming ability.

To progress to the second year of this course, we usually require performance at Distinction level. Students who do not meet the criteria for progression to the second year will instead graduate with the one-year Robotics MSc or an alternative appropriate qualification.

When assessing your academic record, we take into account your grade average with particular emphasis on relevant course units and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2024 .

Full entry requirements

How to apply

We operate a non-staged admissions process for this programme. Provided your application is complete we aim to give you a decision on your application within 3 months from the date in which it was submitted. However, due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, it may take longer than the standard time frame to receive an outcome. Please note that all places are subject to availability.

Applications placed after 30th June 2024 may be considered at our discretion if there are still places available on the programme.

Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2024.

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Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Study at one of the largest departments in the country, with a distinguished history and a focus on the future.
  • Combine robotics and autonomous systems by incorporating the mechatronic aspects (mechanical and electronic) with computer science.
  • Make use of an incredible array of equipment and facilities.
  • Gain practical robotic experience using state-of-the-art cyber-physical systems to help address real-world challenges.
  • Learn in our brand-new, purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research, and shape the world forever. Explore   Our Home for Engineering and Materials  .
Discover MSc Robotics with Extended Research
Discover MSc Robotics with Extended Research

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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £14000 year 1, £7000 year 2
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £35,000 year 1, £21,00 year 2

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 543 4018

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