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Robotics MSc

Course Description

The programmes aim is to provide graduates in engineering or relevant scientific disciplines with specialist knowledge of robotics, with emphasis on automation applications. As a multidisciplinary activity dealing with the integration of mechanical devices, sensors, electronics and 'intelligent' computer-based controllers, the programme comprises a number of core robotics-related modules, including Dynamical Systems & Simulation; Group Design Project; Computer-Aided Manufacture; Computer-Aided Design; Sensors & Actuators; Real Time Systems & Control; Robotic Systems. The final part of the programme is an individual project closely linked with our department's research activities.

Key benefits

- Unrivalled location in the heart of London giving access to major libraries and leading scientific societies, including the BCS Chartered Institute for IT, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution for Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

- Graduates gain experience of designing robotic devices to provide smart engineering solutions.

- Access to speakers of international repute through seminars and external lectures, enabling students to keep abreast of emerging knowledge in intelligent systems and related fields.

- Research-led individual project supervised by leading experts in their fields.

Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/robotics-msc.aspx

Course detail

- Description -

Robotics is a multi-disciplinary activity dealing with the integration of mechanical devices, sensors, electronics and ‘intelligent’ computer-based controllers. The programme is therefore built around core modules such as Robotic Systems, Computer Vision, Sensors and Actuators, Real Time Systems and Control, which are complemented by a wide range of optional modules. The final part of the programme is an individual project that is closely linked with the Department’s research activities.

- Course purpose -

For graduates in engineering or a related scientific discipline, from this programme you will gain an awareness of the latest developments in Robotics while completing research and development work for your individual research project. This will provide valuable preparation for a career in research or industry.

- Course format and assessment -

Lectures; tutorials; seminars; laboratory sessions. Assessed through: coursework; written examinations; final project report.

Career prospects

Via the Department’s Careers Programme students are able to network with top employers and obtain advice on how to enhance career prospects. Our graduates have gone on to have very successful careers in industry and research, working areas such as manufacturing, automotive and aerospace. Recent employers include Cummins Inc. and Transport Alstom.

How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx

About Postgraduate Study at King’s College London:

To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.

Scholarships & Funding:

All current PGT offer-holders and new PGT applicants are welcome to apply for the scholarships. For more information and to learn how to apply visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources

Free language tuition with the Modern Language Centre:

If you are studying for any postgraduate taught degree at King’s you can take a module from a choice of over 25 languages without any additional cost. Visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/mlc

Visit the Robotics MSc page on the King’s College London website for more details!

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Entry Requirements

A good UK honours degree in mechanical engineering (or other relevant subject eg physics, mathematics, electrical engineering). We also welcome overseas, professional or occupational qualifications and assess them on an individual basis. Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements: View Website

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