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Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Programme Catalogue 2022/23

TEEE-AWM19: MSc Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Leading to the award of:

Mode of Attendance: Full-time incorporating placement

[Page last updated: 02 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 11
Approved exemptions:
DAPS and exit awards:
TEEE-AFL19: PG Dip Robotics and Autonomous Systems
TEEE-AFC19: PG Cert Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Programme progression requirement:
Total taught and dissertation/project credits:
Taught credits: 60; Project credits: 60

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

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Year 1

Note: Students who have already taken level 6/7 semester 1 units as part of previous study at the University are not permitted to take the unit(s) again. They will be required to substitute alternative units as agreed with the Director of Studies and compatible with their timetable.

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
CM50272 Humans and intelligent machines 6 Credits
EE50226 Embedded systems design 6 Credits
EE50235 Autonomous systems engineering 6 Credits
EE50236 Robotic platform engineering 6 Credits
EE50237 Robotics software 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
EE50181 Project unit 1 6 Credits
EE50238 Autonomous systems navigation, guidance and communications 6 Credits
XX50180 Conceptual design group activity 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 2 units from the following list:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
CM50263 Artificial intelligence 6 Credits
CM50270 Reinforcement learning 6 Credits
EE50229 Electronic communication systems 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
EE50117 Individual project 30 Credits

Semester 3 (Summer): Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
EE50232 Professional practice placement 30 Credits


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