Course Comparison

Course MRes Robotics MEng (Hons) Robotics
Award Master of Research - MRes Master of Engineering - MEng (Hons)
Duration 1 year 4 years
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A minimum of 2:1 for in a technical subject.

Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their comparability with the UK equivalent through NARIC, which provides an advisory service.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English then evidence of English proficiency is required. The level of proficiency that is required can vary with the type of programme for which you are applying. For further advice on the appropriateness of overseas qualification and proficiency in the use of English, please contact our International Office.

The minimum IELTS score for acceptable English proficiency for entry is normally 6.5.

A level
To include B @ A level Mathematics and grade B at a second relevant subject. Relevant subjects include design technology, electronics, engineering, further mathematics, physics, pure mathematics, statistics, use of mathematics OR chemistry. Excluding general studies. 

BTEC
18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DDM in engineering/science/technology BTEC. To include distinction 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.

All Access courses
The tutor will look at Access on an individual basis. Please contact the admissions team at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk

International Baccalaureate
32 overall to include 5 at Higher Level mathematics and 5 at Higher Level relevant second subject. English and mathematics must be included.

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

English language requirements

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.