Course Comparison

Course
MSc Robotics MSc Health Data Science and Statistics
Award
Master of Science - MSc Master of Science - MSc
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2.2) in a technical subject such as robotics, computing, engineering (mechanical / electrical/ electronic), physics or mathematics.

Students with advanced standing who can evidence an academic ability to a similar level may also be considered.

Applicants will also be asked to provide evidence of: a sound understanding of A level mathematics (linear algebra, calculus, differential equations), basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems, basic competency in a programming language such as Python, C, C++, Java or similar. Basic skills in electrical engineering would be a plus.

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

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

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 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in biology, biomedical science, computer science, chemistry, dentistry, economics, accounting, finance, engineering, epidemiology, health, geography, marine sciences, mathematics, statistics, data science, medicine, nursing, nutrition, physics, public health, psychology, and any other related disciplines in science, engineering, health and technology. Please contact us for individual advice.

English language requirements

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary. We encourage international applicants to contact us for further information and individual advice.

If English is not your mother tongue you need to achieve a 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in any element in a secure English language test.

The University of Plymouth offers pre-sessional English language courses if you do not have this.