What will I learn?

About the course

During this course, you will have the opportunity to develop specific expertise in robotics alongside skills in electrical and electronic engineering; making you employable by various sectors from robot design and development to autonomous cars, robotics, automation, mechatronics, smart systems and renewable energies.

You'll study in our £12-million Future Technologies Labs, which provides a new space for building robots, programming embedded systems and digital signal processors, as well as state-of-the-art computer design and modelling suites. You will have access to our flexible manufacturing system, industrial robotic manipulator, humanoid robots, fleet of drones, autonomous vehicles, and a real-time motion monitoring system.

Dedicated academic advisors will support you during your time at Sussex, and you will be welcomed into our active, student- run engineering societies.

Our world-class research in robotics, sensors, flexible electronics, medical imaging, dynamics and control and space systems informs our degrees to give you the best start in your career.

Accreditation

Start your career ahead of the competition with our respected industry accreditation.

MEng or BEng?

We also offer this course with an industrial placement year, as a four-year MEng, or as a five-year MEng with an industrial placement year.

About Sussex

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

Location

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Which department am I in?

Engineering and Design

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£22,500.00 (US$ 30,244) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Sussex House,

Undergraduate Admissions Falmer,

Brighton,

Brighton & Hove,

BN1 9RH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A-levels should include Art or a design subject. Without A-levels in these areas you will still be considered but will need to demonstrate a strong, recent background in art and design through other means. You must have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics with at least grade 4 (or grade C) and, if you are not offering Art or a Design subject at A-level you must also have GCSE Art or Design Technology at grade 6 (or grade B).You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Sussex

In the vibrant coastal city of Brighton, Sussex offers a world-class education, real-world employability and an unforgettable student experience.

  • Ranked 20th in the UK and 160th in the world (THE WUR 2021)
  • Outstanding research reputation & excellent job prospects
  • Continual investment in facilities & the student experience
  • Beautiful campus with a welcoming global community

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