M.Sc. On Campus

Robotics and Automation

University of Salford

12 months
15300 GBP/year
8820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Robotics and Automation degree offered at University of Salford is relevant for students who already have a strong engineering background and wish to specialise in robotics and automation. You will gain a firm grounding in control engineering and intelligent systems concepts. 


Robotics and Automation degree offered at University of Salford  is delivered over one year full-time. It consists of four 30-credit modules and one 60-credit project module. PG Dip (nine months full-time) and PG Cert (four months full-time) are available.

You'll follow a modular programme, delivered across two semesters.  In semester one, you will explore automation, robotics and interactive visualisations.  As you progress to semester two, you'll explore mobile robotics and artificial intelligence.  You'll also complete your dissertation research project. 


Course graduates can expect to find employment in a range of industries. Robotics and automation are continuously developing fields and this presents emerging opportunities in areas such as robotic design, control systems integration and design, factory automation, and engineering management.

Further Study

Some of our graduates progress to postgraduate and doctoral research in our Salford Innovation and Research Centre (SIRC). The Centre aims to build on our world-class research and provide industry with guidance and expertise in the advancement of the 21st-century technology for business success and economic growth. Research at the Centre is supported by EPSRC, TSB, DoH, MoD, Royal Society, European Commission funding, as well as direct investment from industry.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Automation and Robotics
  • Interactive Visualisation
  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Mobile Robotics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in engineering or science.
  • We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
  • The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8820 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • £1,470 per 30 credits

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Robotics and Automation
University of Salford


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!