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2024/25 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc (Eng) Mechatronics and Robotics (recruiting under Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering from 2025/26)

Programme code:MSE-MTC/RUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr. Tim Amsdon Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Entry Requirements are available on the Course Search entry

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Professional Body Offering Accreditation:

Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council

Programme specification:

Mechatronics, robotics and autonomous systems represent a range of important technologies which underpin many applications – from manufacturing and automation through to self-driving cars and robotic surgical tools.
Our Mechatronics and Robotics MSc will give you a strong grounding in this exciting industry, with the opportunity to specialise your knowledge in areas that interest you the most through our broad selection of optional modules. You’ll also have the chance to build a professional skill set too, undertaking practical project work throughout the course.
This programme is delivered by the Schools of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computing. All three Schools are home to specialist teaching facilities and a wealth of leading researchers working on real-world issues and contributing to global change. This means you'll be learning the most up-to-date practices, equipping you with the technical skill set and holistic knowledge you’ll need to pursue a career in this multidisciplinary field.

Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules

ELEC5032MModern Industry Practice15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun), Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5845MProfessional Project60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH5880MTeam Design Project15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Optional modules:

Students will be required to study 90 credits from the following optional modules, with an appropriate workload balance between semesters.
Students with no prior experience in C-programming must select ELEC5681M.

COMP5400MBio-Inspired Computing15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ELEC5562MPower Electronics and Drives15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ELEC5566MFPGA Design for System-on-Chip15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ELEC5570MControl Systems Design15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
ELEC5620MEmbedded Microprocessor System Design15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ELEC5650MMedical Electronics and E-Health15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
ELEC5681MProgramming15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5315MEngineering Computational Methods15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5460MAerial Robotics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5605MBiomechatronics and Medical Robotics15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Last updated: 03/05/2024 16:44:33


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