Undergraduate MEng

Robotics and Automation

Robotics and Automation

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
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  • Duration

    4 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Be part of the robotics revolution - make robots come 'alive' and develop their ability to think and make decisions that assist human activity.

Working hands-on with robotics from the start, you will learn how to program various hardware and software for real-life case studies, such as a discovery robot that will navigate and interact with its environment through a range of sensors, including infra-red, sonar, cameras and GPS. You will gain the problem-solving skills that are crucial to engineering.

This course is an integrated masters, studied over four years and combining undergraduate and postgraduate study into one course.

As well as a year in industry, you will have the opportunity to make site visits and attend industry conferences. This will help build your network of contacts and give you an insight into the latest advancements in robotics engineering.

Our dedicated onsite engineering and automation labs house the very latest industry-standard hardware and software for you to use, such as Lab View, Siemens STEP 7 and ELVIS boards. You will also be able to make use of the facilities at Premier Farnell, thanks to our collaborative relationship with this Leeds-based global technology company.

Why study Robotics and Automation at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Fantastic placements and sandwich year opportunities
  2. Specialist facilities including Stäubli Robotic Arm and Automation and Embedded Systems labs
  3. Opportunity to network with industry professionals
  4. Professionally experienced expert teaching team
  5. Manufacturer visits, to view the latest automated systems in action
  6. Gain a Masters level degree at the end of your course

Discover what it’s like to study the ever expanding area of Robotics and AI and the fantastic career opportunities this course can open up for you. Hear from Thomas whilst on his sandwich year placement with Siemens Gamesa, as well as second year student, Lewis.

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