Key Course Facts
Our hands-on masters degree in robotics blends practice with theory to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need for a career as a robotics engineer. The postgraduate degree includes significant time working in laboratories under the supervision of our expert teaching staff, many of whom have worked in robotics since the early days of the technology.
Over the duration of the course you will gain experience working with industry-standard equipment in our cutting-edge labs and workshops. You will also benefit from our close to links to leading industry organisations, be encouraged to enter national robotics competitions and supported to undertake industry work placements during the masters.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With at least 6.0 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||87||With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading|
|PTE Academic||58||With at least 51 in all components|
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2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
Middlesex University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Tuition Fees Robotics MSc
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Middlesex University
Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Computing (Visual Computing and Robotics) MEng (Hons)||Imperial College of Science||88%||0%||10%||£9250||£35100||196||London||On campus Full-time|
|Robotics and Autonomous Systems MSc||University of Lincoln||88%||0%||10%||£45||£89||196||Lincoln||On campus Part-time|
|Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Robotics (with an industrial placement year) MEng (Hons)||University of Sussex||75%||10%||10%||£9250||£22500||128||Brighton||On campus Full-time|
|Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Robotics MEng (Hons)||University of Sussex||75%||10%||10%||£9250||£22500||128||Brighton||On campus Full-time|
|Informatics: IPAB: Robotics, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and Animation MSc (Res)||The University of Edinburgh||65%||0%||0%||-||-||210||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with a Masters industrial placement) MSc||University of Sussex||88%||0%||10%||-||-||196||Brighton||On campus Full-time|
|Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with an industrial placement year) MSc||University of Sussex||88%||0%||10%||-||-||196||Brighton||On campus Part-time|
|Robotics and Autonomous Systems MSc||University of Sussex||88%||0%||10%||-||-||196||Brighton||On campus Full-time|
|Electrical, Electronic & Mechatronic Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year MEng||The University of Manchester||71%||0%||0%||-||-||168||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechatronic & Robotic Engineering Pathways) FdEng||South & City College Birmingham||71%||0%||4%||£6165||-||168||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|