Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course has been designed to cater for a varied range of students and enables them to investigate, and reflect on different, distinctive subjects within the award including designing embedded systems, robot creation and control, automotive aspects, design of animatronics, and ethics and emerging topics in the robot field. These subjects enable the student to study a distinctive degree to meet their own chosen career field. This course contains a highly-recommended sandwich option that comprises a year of industrial placement, which may be carried out overseas, and can include self-employment in a range of areas. The award also has the benefit that it shares a number of core modules with our Computer Science suite of awards which means not only do you become a specialist in AI and Robotics, but also become expert in many topics in the wider computer science field. The Department of Computing at Staffordshire University has an international reputation for outstanding teaching and development of computing professionals with long established relationships with leading companies in the computing industry, and we strive to bring in external speakers and those from industry to provide differing viewpoints of the Computer Science discipline.
Year 0 Core: Study Skills and Professional Development, Web Technology and Programming, Practical Mathematics, Practical Physics. Year 1 Core: Software Development and Application Modelling, Digital Technologies, Robotic Design, Robot Worlds. Year 2 Core: Commercial Computing, Robotic Programming, 3D Modelling and Kinematics, Robot Ethics in an AI World. Year 3 Core Final Year Project, Robotic Programming and Vision, Robotic Modelling and Drone Skin Design. Option: Graphical Windows Programming Using C++, 3D Game Modelling for Robotics
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 48 UCAS points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D* - PP|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D* - P|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D* - P|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||D* - P|
|Extended Project||A* - E|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H5, H6, H6, H6, H6|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||PPP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||D*D* - PP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma||D*D*, PP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma||D*D*, PP|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma||D* - P|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||D* - P|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate||D* - P|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Stoke on Trent
Clearing contact details
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