• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Capitalising on the recent growth in interest in artificial intelligence and intelligent robotics, this Intelligent Systems and Robotics course from De Montfort University aims to provide you with knowledge of the various models of computational intelligence, skills in the associated computational techniques.

About

Reasons to study Intelligent Systems and Robotics at De Montfort University:

  • Internationally recognised reputation - our internationally recognised Centre of Computational Intelligence (CCI) inputs into the course allowing  you to understand the current research issues related to artificial intelligence 
  • Benefit from our Research Expertise - modules include work-based on research by our Centre for Computational Intelligence (CCI) and focus on the use of fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computing, mobile robotics and biomedical informatics; providing theoretically sound solutions to real-world decision making and prediction problems 
  • Flexible study options - full-time, part time or distance learning study options available; making the course suitable for recent graduates and professionals in work 
  • Dedicated robotics laboratory - have access to our  Advanced Mobile Robotics and Intelligent Agents Laboratory. The laboratory contains a variety of mobile robots ranging from the Lego Mindstorms and Pioneers to the Wheelbarrow robot for bomb disposal 
  • Employment Prospects - artificial Intelligence is a growing industry worldwide, employment opportunities exist  in areas such as games development, control systems, software engineering, internet businesses, financial services, mobile 

Careers

Graduates typically follow careers within robotics programming and research, games development, control systems, software engineering, internet businesses, financial services, mobile communications, programming, software engineering and many more. Opportunities also exist for further academic study toward a PhD and a career in research. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computational Intelligence Research Methods
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Programming
  • Mobile Robots
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Artificial Neural Networks

            Detailed Programme Facts

            • Programme intensity

              You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

              Full-time
              • Full-time duration 12 months
              • Duration description
                One year full-time (with optional one year placement available), 18 months for January starts
              Part-time
              • Average part-time duration 24 months
              • Intensity Flexible
              • Duration description
                Two to six years part-time or by distance learning.
            • Languages
              • English
            • Delivery mode
              On Campus, Online
            • More information Go to the programme website

            English Language Requirements

            You need the following IELTS score:

            • Minimum required score:

              6

              The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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            Academic Requirements

            You need the following GPA score:

            Required score: Lower Second Class

            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

            General Requirements

            • You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.
            • We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.
            • If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.
            • If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              14100 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            • EU/EEA

              6450 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 6450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for Leicester

            • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
              Living Costs

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

            Funding

            De Montfort University (DMU) have a range of scholarships and discounts available for courses starting in September.

            • DMU International Scholarship - A limited number of DMU International Scholarships are available on a first-come, first served basis upon receipt of a £3,000 tuition fee deposit.
            • Leicester Castle Business School Scholarships - Principal's Scholarship - £1,000; Global MBA Scholarship - £3,000 - £5,000.
            • LGBTQ + Allies Scholarship - Two fully funded postgraduate taught scholarship packages including full fee waiver and maintenance bursary. 

            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.

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