Autonomous driving, domestic assistance, health care, industrial manufacturing, search and rescue operations and much more. Robots are the future.
The course uniquely combines electrical engineering and computer science, allowing you to gain both theoretical and practical knowledge in areas such as navigation, motion control, sensory perception, autonomous decision making, and machine learning.
We provide a comprehensive coverage of contemporary intelligent systems, with robots serving as a major example of the technology.
As a research student at Essex you will have access to a wide range of bespoke labs and research facilities which will enable you to undertake cutting-edge research across the exciting and innovative field of robotics. Work with our expert academic staff and other research students to explore contemporary challenges and find solutions to some of the world's greatest modern technological problems.
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Following the impact of the pandemic, we made changes to our teaching and assessment to ensure our current students could continue with their studies uninterrupted and safely. These changes included courses being taught through blended delivery, normally including some face-to-face teaching, online provision, or a combination of both across the year.
The teaching and assessment methods listed on each course page show what is currently planned for 2021 entry; changes may be necessary if, by the beginning of this course, we need to adapt the way we’re delivering them due to the external environment, and to allow you to continue to receive the best education possible safely and seamlessly.