Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Robotics BEng (Hons) Robotic Engineering with Foundation Year
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Engineering - BEng (Hons)
Duration 3 years 4 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement (+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
Entry requirements
A level
112 UCAS points to include grade D in relevant subject, and grade D in AS/A level Mathematics; Use of Mathematics. Relevant subjects include; biology, chemistry, design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, mathematics/use of mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics OR computing. Excluding general studies.

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM in engineering/science/technology BTEC. To include merit in mathematics as a core module mathematics for technicians.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access
All Access courses: 33 credits at merit and/or distinction and to include at least 12 Level 3 credits in a relevant subject with merit, and a pass in all mathematics units. Including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C /4 or above or equivalent.

International Baccalaureate
28 overall to include 4 at Higher Level relevant subject, plus pass in mathematics subject. English and mathematics must be included.

Some double awards and other qualifications accepted - please enquire for further details.

Students may also apply for the BEng (Hons) Robotic Engineering with Foundation Year.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary
A level
From minimum of 2 A levels. Excluding general studies

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: MMP.
12 Unit BTEC National Certificate/QCF Diploma: DM.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses
Pass Access Course (any subject) (including GCSE English and Mathematics grade C or above or equivalent). 

International Baccalaureate
24 overall– English and mathematics must be included.

GCSE
Mathematics at grade C or above. 

Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. 
For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.