Robotics (with a Year in Industry) BengLiverpool Hope University
Robotics (with a Year in Industry) Beng
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Robotics (with a Year in Industry) Beng
Robotics is on the cusp of an exciting new era as robots become more intelligent and find applications in an ever more diverse range of industries including Consumer and Healthcare Robotics.
According to a recent report, Robotics is the fastest growing industry in the world and is poised to become the largest in the next decade. We are in the midst of an increase in the pace of technological change and the changes in the coming decade will be a magnitude of order greater than anything that has gone before. A shift is about to take place that will forever change society; our ability to manufacture novel robots and new intelligent systems will both change the way we interact with technology and will allow technology to interact with us and our world in a far more nuanced way.
Our four-year Robotics degree reflects recent Software and Hardware technological advances and exposes you to new, much sought-after skills and up-to-date areas of research. The degree includes recent technological advances in in areas such as Embedded Systems, Intelligent Systems and Mechatronics. You will experiment and interact with specialist software, hardware interfaces and systems, as well as exotic robots and fabrication facilities. You will be taught by academics whose research is rated as internationally excellent by the latest Research Excellence Framework in areas including Robotics and Intelligent Systems.
The course is ranked 3rd in the UK for course satisfaction and value added (Guardian University Guide 2022).
- A-Levels - BBC
- UCAS Tariff Points - 112 UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.
- BTEC - DMM
- Access to HE - 112 Tariff Points
- IB - 28
- Irish Leaving Certificate - 112 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only
- Welsh Baccalaureate - This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications
- Subject Requirements - In addition, you need an A Level (or equivalent) in a science or mathematics discipline such as Mathematics, Physics or Electronics, or an appropriate Access Award.
International entry requirements
IELTS - 6.0 overall (with reading and writing at 6.0) and no individual score lower than 5.5. We also accept a wide range of International Qualifications.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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This is a broad introduction to the subject and you develop the theoretical knowledge, problem solving and practical skills that underpin Robotics. Topics studied include:
- Introduction to Robotics
- Algorithm Design and Programming
- Electronic Engineering
Your second year allows you to study specific topics in more depth, focusing on Software Engineering, Sensors and Actuators, Control and Kinematics:
- Sensors and Actuators
- Control Systems
- Robot Navigation and Localization
- Software Development
You spend your third year on a compulsory placement in industry.
Your final year helps you develop a deeper understanding of the theoretical aspects of Robotics and be able to critically select appropriate tools and techniques to solve problems. Topics will depend on latest developments but will include areas such as
- Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
- Embedded Systems and Physical Computing
- Robot Design and Prototyping
- Robotics Project
- Image Processing and Computer Vision
- Human Machine Interaction
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- Total tuition fee for local/EU students is £9,250.
- Tuition fee for International/Non-EU students is £12,500.
The Service and Leadership Award (SALA) is offered as an extra-curricular programme involving service-based experiences, development of leadership potential and equipping you for a career in a rapidly changing world. It enhances your degree, it is something which is complimentary but different and which has a distinct ‘value-added’ component.
A degree in Robotics from Liverpool Hope will make you highly employable, having developed a range of highly sought after skills. With the robotics industry growing very fast, there will be opportunities to work as a robotics engineer designing or programming a wide range of robots. Your diverse range of skills will make you highly employable in other sectors too.
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With a history extending 175 years, Liverpool Hope has developed a strong tradition of scholarship and research in key disciplines. The University places emphasis on bringing together research excellence and top-quality teaching. This research-informed teaching enables our students to develop...
Why study at Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University is a vibrant community of scholars, students and support staff. We are proud of our past, confident in our present and ambitious for our future.
With a history extending over 175 years, Liverpool Hope has developed a distinctive ethos that brings together scholarship, research and teaching.
Just one in five UK Higher Education providers achieved the gold standard, which measures excellence in teaching quality, learning environment, and student outcomes - the extent to which all students achieve their educational and professional goals. The city of Liverpool is a wonderful place to study. With a rich culture and heritage and an International airport on the doorstep, why study anywhere else?
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