Robotics is one of the most discussed topics in recent years; robots are becoming ubiquitous in industrial environments as well as in everyday life. However, as the adoption of robotic technology progressively rises, the skill shortage in robotic engineers will also widen accordingly. This course will offer students the opportunity to gain practical robot programming experience.
Start date: October
Duration: One year full-time, two-three years part-time
Delivery: Taught modules 45%, Group project 15%, Individual research project 40%
Study type: Full-time / Part-time
o Fundamentals of Robotics
o Robotic Control
o Digital Robotics
o Autonomy in Robotic Systems
o Human-Robot Interaction
o Human-robot Psychology, Ethics, and Standards
o Practical Programming for Robotics
o AI for Robotics
o Machine Vision for Robotics
A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent), in Aeronautics/ Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/ Electronic Engineering, Pure mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Information Technology, or be applying as part of a recognized double-degree programme with their home EU institution. Applications from candidates with lesser qualifications but with considerable relevant work experience will be considered.
Applicants who do not fulfill the standard entry requirements can apply for the Pre-Masters programme, successful completion of which will qualify them for entry to this course for the second year of study.
This will mean that students studying on Masters courses at Cardiff (which are of 13 months or less) from September 2018 will be granted up to six months leave on their visa from the date their course ends. This will be particularly helpful for those considering staying in the UK on completion of their course to look for work.
The pilot will also help streamline the visa application process meaning universities are responsible for eligibility checks and students may be able to submit fewer documents. However, all students continue to be subject to Immigration Rules. Further details of the visa requirements for Cardiff University will be available in the New Year.
University of Massachusetts – Boston is offering £1500 guaranteed Scholarships to international students for January-February 2018 intake for postgraduate courses.