This Connected Autonomous Vehicle Systems (CAVS) MSc course is designed to provide students from a software engineering, computer science and other similar backgrounds with the required critical skills, upon successful completion, to produce robust and safe Automated Driving Systems (ADS) for use in Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) applications. The course is intended for graduates with existing computer science related specialisations at degree level, or individuals with prior industrial experience who are looking to specialise or transition into the CAV sector. Coventry University’s current connection and delivery with HORIBA MIRA is a unique offering, distinguishing the course from others in the market. The course is designed to help develop and nurture vital organisational, planning, and policy skills, upon successful completion of the course. These include presenting and project planning, as well as developing a contextual understanding of CAV technology in areas such as ethics and its societal impact.
This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include practical coursework, phase tests, viva and both individual assignments and group-work elements. Formative assessment is used throughout the course through timetabled tutorial and lab activities. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes
Applicants applying to the MSc Connected Autonomous Vehicle System course will ideally have: Been awarded an honours degree in Computing, Computer Science, Software Development, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant discipline (minimum 2:2) or hold an equivalent qualification. Programming experience ideally in C++ and/or Python, although this may have taken the form of a foundational CPD. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to a ‘relevant discipline, equivalent qualification or programming experience’ please fill in our “request information” form.
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