M.Sc. Robotics and Intelligent Systems

Örebro University

Application deadline: January 15
Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: August  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The International Master's in Robotics and Intelligent Systems aims to give students a solid practical and theoretical knowledge in intelligent systems with a particular emphasis on robotic systems, and to prepare them for a career in modernized industry, service organizations or academia. The program profiles itself in the fusion between cognition, control and perception. The first year is dedicated to in-depth courses covering the fundamental topics related to robotics and intelligent systems (among which artificial intelligence, mobile robots, sensing, and control), followed by a second year dedicated to practical work. The second year's entire curriculum is dedicated to project work, and culminates in a Master's thesis. All teaching in the program is provided by researchers in the Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems (AASS). Teaching and supervision within the program are intimately connected to research performed at AASS: courses are at a sufficiently advanced level to be driven by current research topics, and project work that is assigned in the second year provides students with the unique opportunity to participate in cutting edge research programs. Moreover, many of these research projects involve important industrial partners (e.g., ABB, Volvo, Atlas Copco, Danaher Motion, Stora Enso and Linde). Through these partnerships, the program can offer interested students competitive industry-oriented projects in the second year. Students interested in applying should have strong programming skills (e.g., C/C++, Java and/or other object oriented languages), as well as a solid background in mathematics (see formal requirements for further details).

Contents

* Degree of Master of Arts/Science [60 credits]
* Degree of Master of Arts/Science [120 credits]

Requirements

A first-cycle qualification of 180 credits, containing courses in mathematics: analysis and algebra; as well as computer engineering: programming, algorithms and data structures. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English B" or "English 6" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 575
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

Funding

Scholarships

Örebro University Scholarship

The Örebro University Scholarship programme is aimed at top academic students from countries outside the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland, who are required to pay tuition fees for studies starting after June 2011. The scholarship covers full or partial tuition fees but does not cover living expenses.

The application deadline is 31 January 2013. Decisions to award the scholarship will be made at the latest in the first week of April. Students who are awarded a scholarship will be notified by e-mail and their names and application numbers will be published on Örebro Universitys website.

The scholarship is awarded based on the applicants suitability for and commitments to the chosen study programme, academic qualifications, and desire to study at Örebro University.

Örebro University Scholarship

This Örebro University Scholarship programme is not open for students from the twelve countries with which Sweden has long-term development cooperation's (Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia).Students from these countries should instead apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship. Students from these countries should instead apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship.

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The Swedish Institute

Note that the Swedish Institute also offer scholarships for students from many other countries as well. The Swedish Institute awards about 500 scholarships per year to students and researchers who want to come to Sweden.

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