Study our Robotics and Mechatronics degree and become a creative engineer who can provide innovative solutions to real-world challenges, and improve the quality of life for people around the world. Robotics and mechatronics play an increasingly important – and evolving – role in our everyday lives, with growing demand from industries including manufacturing, agriculture, aerospace, healthcare, transportation, entertainment, education and research. We'll help you to build the skills needed to design, develop and test intelligent machines and automated systems. You'll gain advanced knowledge of AI and you'll prepare for your career by working with other engineering specialists on challenging and rewarding projects like building and fighting robots and real-world projects in collaboration with our industry partners. Specialist facilities that you'll use include our robotics and mechatronics lab, VR lab, and CISCO cybersecurity and communications lab where you’ll put your learning into practice. Course structure In years 1 and 2 you will explore different aspects such as sensors and actuators, interfacing electronics, electric power-related subjects, including power systems, power electronics and control systems. After year 2 you can choose to undertake a year-long industrial placement where you'll put your learning into practice, and gain new skills and knowledge. The final year includes advanced study of robotic communications, control systems and artificial intelligence, and a major individual project which is often supported by industry.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International Baccalaureate 26 points, with three subjects at Higher Level. Higher level subjects must include maths and physics at grade 5. English language requirements IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.