This course is unique in that it offers a combination of subjects much sought after in the autonomous vehicle industry and not covered in a single MSc course anywhere else. Successful graduates of our MSc course become conversant in key aspects of autonomy which places them at an advantage in today's competitive employment market.
The Autonomous Vehicle Dynamics and Control MSc at Cranfield University includes eight taught compulsory modules, which are generally delivered from October to March. The course begins with the fundamentals of autonomous vehicle dynamics and control, and progresses to the core subjects of guidance and navigation, sensor fusion, advanced control, decision making, AI for autonomous systems.
The industry-led education makes Cranfield graduates some of the most desirable all over the world for recruitment by companies competing in the autonomous vehicle market including:
- BAE Systems,
- Defence Science and Technology Laboratory,
- Other companies from our Industrial Advisory Board.
Graduates from this course will be equipped with the advanced skills which could be applied to the security, defence, marine, environmental and aerospace industries. This approach offers you a wide range of career choices as an autonomous systems engineer, design engineer or in an operations role, at graduation and in the future. Others decide to continue their education through PhD studies available within Cranfield University or elsewhere.
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- UAS Modelling and Simulation
- Sensor Fusion
- Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Systems
- Guidance and Navigation for Autonomous Systems
- Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems
- UAS Dynamics and Control
- Logic and Automated Reasoning
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesAutomotive Engineering General Engineering & Technology Transportation Engineering View 748 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
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- A first or second class UK Honours degree in engineering, or an equivalent degree in engineering, engineering science, physics, applied mathematics or other appropriate applied science.
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National11850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11850 GBP per year during 12 months.
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