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Robotics and Automation, M.Eng

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Leeds, United Kingdom
Be part of the robotics revolution - make robots come 'alive' and develop their ability to think and make decisions that assist human activity with this Robotics and Automation programme from Leeds Beckett University.
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Overview

Working hands-on with robotics from the start, with this Robotics and Automation programme from Leeds Beckett University you will learn how to program various hardware and software for real-life case studies, such as a discovery robot that will navigate and interact with its environment through a range of sensors, including infra-red, sonar, cameras and GPS. You will gain the problem-solving skills that are crucial to engineering.

Career

The expansion of robotics and automation into everyday life means you could be making your mark in food engineering, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, defence technology or agriculture. With plenty of experience and a real understanding of the hardware and software typically used in working environments, you will fit right into robotics and computer engineering companies both big and small. Your ability to design and control bespoke pieces of equipment could see you set up your own business, providing tailored solutions to companies in need of efficient programmable robotic machines.

  • Automation designer/engineer/operator
  • Robotics designer/engineer/operator
  • Embedded system designer/engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Electronics
  • Engineering Systems & Data Acquisition
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles 
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Computers in Engineering
  • Engineering Design Project 
  • Foundations of Maths & Physics
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Embedded Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles 
  • Operating Systems for Robotics
  • Instrumentation & Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
  • International Baccalaureate: 25 Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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