12 months
25600 GBP/year
13300 GBP/year
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While providing an excellent background for a range of technology careers that require robotics and automation knowledge and skills, Robotics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) also offers the specialisms to support doctorate-level studies and ongoing research careers. 

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Innovation in robotics is evolving more rapidly than ever before. This progress is providing a wide range of industries and professions with access to increasingly sophisticated technology.

As well as enjoying a growing commercial side, robotics also supports global scientific research in unprecedented ways, giving us access to more remote, unpredictable and hazardous locations.

The autonomous and remotely operated devices being invented have broad applications and uses, including manufacturing, agriculture, security and medicine. These developments have enabled the robotics to become a billion-dollar industry, creating a growing worldwide demand for experts in this field.

A unique partnership

Robotics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)   is available through a partnership between UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol, providing a comprehensive understanding of advanced robotics and automation systems.

This unique partnership will give you access to the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, a world-leading centre for autonomous robotic systems and research. You'll gain a strong skillset in robotics and automation needed for many technology careers.

Careers / Further study 

The Robotics at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) provides an excellent route into this increasingly important area of industry, and into research and development.

The partnership between UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol has created a unique centre of excellence for engineering, in the heart of one of the UK's most important hubs for engineering industry especially in the aeronautical and electronics sectors. Bristol is a major base for companies such as Airbus, Rolls Royce, Toshiba and Hewlett Packard, with whom both universities enjoy close links.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Robotics Systems 
  • Robotic Fundamentals 
  • Human-Robot Interaction 
  • Machine Vision 
  • Robotics Research Technology and Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree in an Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related subject. Other disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: part-time (two years) £6,650

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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