This course is for students who already have a strong engineering background and wish to specialise in robotics and automation. This course has a particular emphasis on advanced robotics, where robots are designed to operate with a degree of intelligence.
You will gain a firm grounding in control engineering and intelligent systems concepts, along with the ability to comprehend and fully specify integrated automation systems embodying intelligence, robotic and automation hardware and software, and virtual reality (VR)/simulation technologies.
The course also provides a suitable background for research in advanced autonomous systems with reference to robotics.
• Gain a firm grounding in control engineering and intelligent systems concepts
• This course has a particular emphasis on advanced robotics, where robots are designed to operate with a degree of intelligence
• Projects supported by internationally-leading research
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/robotics-and-automation
Suitable for students who already have a strong engineering background and wish to specialise in robotics and automation.
You will be taught via a series of lectures and workshops with many of the modules taught via extensive hands-on practical lab-based sessions.
Practical experience includes the use of robotics platforms to produce a software system using the MATLAB toolboxes or the C programming language or to produce a finished hardware/software based mobile robotics system.
• Automation and Robotics
• Interactive Visualisation
• Artificial Intelligence
• Mobile Robotics
• MSc Project/ Dissertation
70% coursework and 30% examination.
This qualification will equip you for employment in a number of industries. Excellent opportunities exist in areas including robotic design, control systems integration and design, factory automation, engineering management and research.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in engineering or science. International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English at IELTS 6.0