The MSc Future Intelligent Technologies aims to equip students and engineering professionals, through a diverse range of research informed learning, with the skills to maintain a future-thinking career. The programme goes beyond current technology, looking at predicting future innovation by equipping learners with the tools to see through media hype and effectively analyse the evolution of future technologies and engage with these technologies as they emerge. The programme provides the opportunity to explore: future technologies; robotics; cybernetics and intelligent systems; distributed systems; advanced design and ergonomics; securing future technologies; and future business thinking, all set within a forward thinking context. This programme offers the opportunity to participate in a highly motivated intellectual environment with research active tutors and like-minded peers, whilst exploring and engaging with cutting edge future technologies.
Whether you're looking to deepen and diversify your industrial experience, or continue your education through an innovative master's degree, this programme provides an ideal opportunity to develop your technical and intellectual skills, staying one step ahead. The Faculty of Engineering and Science accredits its computer, electronics and communications engineering programmes with the Institute of Engineering Technology, with postgraduate programmes contributing towards the further learning requirements of Chartered Engineer status.
The aims of the programme are:
- To show you how to analyse, design, implement and manage intelligent and future focused technologies and systems in the context of engineering-related issues facing global societies
- To provide you with the skills to further your career in these areas
- To support you in understanding the innovative and pioneering approaches in this field and to be able to apply them to the solution of present, near future and future real-world problems in developing novel industrial and commercially-relevant solutions.
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What you'll study
Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems
Research, Planning and Communication
Future Business Thinking
Securing Future Technologies
Individual Research Project
Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.
Assessments include examinations, coursework, group work and an individual project.
Online resources: Students will require access to existing online resources such as Moodle, e-mails, library online resources, databases, Web of Knowledge, Scopus, Internet of Things, Internet of Everything.
Hardware: Computers, laboratory equipment to include but not limited to: experimental and laboratory equipment to support practical based learning (hardware and software development systems, robotic hardware, mobile robots, cybernetics hardware and software, Internet of Things, Sensors and Systems, WiFi development, 3D printers, laser cutters, 3D scanners, cutting edge single board computers)
Software: Matlab, Simulink, C/C++ compilers, development systems, networking and communication protocol monitoring and development.
Robotics: A specialist robotics laboratory has been developed containing a Robothespian industrial robotic arm, mobile robots and other robotic actuators and systems.
Accreditation will be sought for the programme, initially from the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) – contributing towards the further learning requirements of Chartered Engineer status.
Postgraduate students from this programme will find employment opportunities as futurologists, engineers, scientists and technical managers in the private sector (engineering design firms, engineering consultancy, communications companies, social media companies and similar), in the public sector (local government, town and country planning), as entrepreneur or they may wish to pursue further qualifications such as a PhD within the Faculty of Engineering and Science at the University of Greenwich
to become even more specialised. City banks, currency and stocks trading companies, consultancies, government agencies and NGOs will also be interested in employing the type of future orientated intelligent systems engineers that will graduate from this MSc.
Careers and employability
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & SCIENCE
We work with employers to ensure our degrees provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the world of work. They also provide a range of work experience opportunities for undergraduates in areas such as civil engineering, manufacturing and business information technology.
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A recognised bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline (electronics, computing, networking, electrical and electronic engineering, robotics, cybernetics, intelligent systems or an equivalent qualification. Students without a first degree, but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. relevant industrial experience, Incorporated Engineer, Chartered Engineer status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above with no skill less than 5.5.