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  Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence MSc

University College London    Faculty of Engineering Sciences

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4) Computer Science (8) Engineering (12)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence MSc programme at UCL. This cutting-edge course delves into the realms of robot kinematics, motion planning, and data processing using Machine Learning and AI, all tailored for surgical applications and healthcare enhancement. Ideal for Computer Science, Robotics, or Engineering graduates, this programme offers a comprehensive curriculum covering topics like Robotic Systems Engineering, AI for Surgery, and Surgical Data Science. Noteworthy is the hands-on experience provided through a research project and access to state-of-the-art facilities like the mock operating rooms at Charles Bell House and UCL Here East. Graduates emerge equipped with sought-after skills in project management, teamwork, and public presentation, primed for diverse career paths in academia, industry, or MedTech start-ups. The entry requirements include a 2:1 Bachelor's degree in relevant fields and proficiency in programming languages like Python or C++, ensuring a dynamic and intellectually stimulating learning environment. Join us at UCL to redefine the future of healthcare through innovation and technology.

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This MSc teaches the underlying concepts of Medical Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how these technologies can be deployed into surgical environments and improve healthcare.

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Students will cover key topics such as robot kinematics, motion planning, control and navigation along with data processing and analysis using modern methods that rely on Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). In addition, students will learn topics such as surgical data acquisition, and develop an understanding of the devices used to capture surgical data (e.g. trackers, robots, imaging devices). They will also learn about the wider topic of medical device development. 

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or related fields from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Undergraduate standard knowledge in programming languages (such as Python or C++) is essential, demonstrated, e.g., by relevant courses or by an individual project they worked on during their UG. Undergraduate level knowledge of mathematics is also required, in algebra, analysis and probability. Applicants must show an interest in developing thinking and problem-solving skills.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £17,300

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £34,400

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