36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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The Robotics (Hons) programme offered by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is taught by world-class researchers from one of Europe's largest robotics labs.  

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The Robotics (Hons) programme offered by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  is suitable for anyone interested in understanding and developing robots. You'll study an engineering-based course, which also extends into areas such as artificial life, biology-inspired robotics, swarm intelligence and human-robot interaction.

Where can it take me?

As a student engineer, you'll start your professional journey towards becoming an incorporated or chartered engineer from day one. You'll learn by doing, applying and revisiting your early skills through embedded project weeks and development of digital and physical prototypes, just as you would in practice.

There is an increasing demand for graduates with the technical and creative abilities to work in this industry. You'll be prepared for a rewarding career devising, developing and managing intelligent systems in sectors such as manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare, leisure and the creative arts.

Careers / Further study

On our BEng(Hons) Robotics, you'll learn about precision control of robots, how software systems and artificial intelligence integrate and how to make complex electronic systems communicate. You'll also discover advanced topics, from machine vision to digital signal processing.

The course will enable you to develop a unique combination of hardware, software and problem-solving skills. You'll also gain core professional skills that you'll take with you through your career, such as innovation, teamwork and creativity.

This blended skillset will make you valuable to employers, and you'll be in demand in a wide range of industries. Many of our graduates are employed by national and global companies, such as UK engineering and software business. Others pursue their creative ambitions by start their own businesses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Practice 
  • Engineering Research
  • Microcontroller Applications Group Lab
  • Robot Control Systems
  • Signal Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Tariff points: 112
  • GCSE: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. We do not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificate in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as alternatives to GCSEs. 
  • A-level subjects: Grade C in Mathematics plus a pass in one of the following subjects: Biology; Chemistry; Computing/Computer Science; Design and Technology; Electronics; Engineering; ICT; Further Maths; Music Technology; Physics; Statistics. 
  • Relevant subjects: Biology; Chemistry; Computing/Computer Science; Design and Technology; Electronics; Engineering; ICT; Further Maths; Mathematics; Music Technology; Physics; Statistics 
  • Baccalaureate IB: To include a minimum grade of 5 in Higher Level Mathematics and a pass at Higher Level in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design Technology, Physics, Environmental Systems and Societies 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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