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Robotics and Systems Engineering MSc (by Research)

Robotics and Systems Engineering MSc (by Research)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Cybernetics Computer Systems

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, you will: Research the fields of robotics, mechatronics, automation and control, embedded systems, artificial intelligence, and machine learning; Undertake research around an area from your own profession and develop solutions that can be implemented in the workplace; Earn a doctorate-level degree to take you further in your current career or provide a gateway into a research career.

Graduates can expect to find employment in a range of industries. Robotics and Embedded Systems are continuously developing fields that present many career opportunities in areas such as embedded systems design, robotic design, control systems design and integration, engineering management and research.

Students graduating with a postgraduate research degree are well-placed to lead and manage research and development activities in a number of areas. Globally, a postgraduate research qualification is usually a prerequisite for an academic career and several of our alumni are now senior academics. Many of our research students advance to further study in closely linked areas in our Control and Intelligent Systems Research Centre and the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Research Centre. Blended Delivery is option is alos available for this course.

Different course options

Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,260 - This fee is for 2018-19 Entry. There will be slight increases in 2019-20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£13,680 - This fee is for 2018-19 Entry. There will be slight increases in 2019-20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a numerate subject such as Engineering, Science, Mathematics or Computer Science. Students should be able to demonstrate the use of structured programming language such as C.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more