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Liverpool Hope University

Robotics

UCAS Code: H673

Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Credits gained must equate to at least 120 Tariff Points

This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications

120 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

Qualifications must equate to at least 120 Tariff Points

UCAS Tariff

120

UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.

This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Mechatronics and robotics

Robotics is on the cusp of an exciting new era as robots become more intelligent and find applications in an ever more diverse range of industries including consumer and healthcare robotics. Our Robotics degree reflects recent software and hardware technological advances and exposes you to new, much sought-after skills and up-to- date areas of research.

Recent technological advances are incorporated into the degree by developing novel cross-disciplinary approaches and subject areas such as **Embedded Systems, Intelligent Systems, Mechatronics and Machine Learning**. You will experiment and interact with specialist software, hardware interfaces and systems, as well as exotic robots and fabrication facilities. You will be **taught by academics whose research is rated as internationally excellent** by the latest Research Excellence Framework in areas including Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Networks.

According to a recent report, Robotics is the **fastest growing industry in the world** and is poised to become the largest in the next decade. We are in the midst of an increase in the pace of technological change and the changes in the coming decade will be a magnitude of order greater than anything that has gone before. A shift is about to take place that will forever change society; our ability to manufacture novel robots and new intelligent systems will both change the way we interact with technology and will allow technology to interact with us and our world in a far more nuanced way.

**Why study this degree at Liverpool Hope?**

+ Taught in our Health Sciences Building with state-of- the-art robotics lab housing the latest technologies

+ Double height room for the building and testing of drones

+ Taught by research-active staff who are experts in their field

Modules

Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hope Park

Department:

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

TEF rating:

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Graduates are in significant demand, so unemployment rates are well below the national graduate average and starting salaries are well above average. Much the most common industries for these graduates are now vehicle manufacture - there are not enough people with these degrees to go round and so the big employers tend to take the lion's share at the moment. But pretty much anywhere there is manufacturing, there are production engineers. Bear in mind that a lot of courses are four years long, and lead to an MEng qualification — this is necessary if you want to become a Chartered Engineer.

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