Study a Master's in Robotics and Automation

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A master's in robotics and automation from the University of Salford could lead to an exciting and rewarding career within an ever-growing field. 

Our specialist postgraduate programmes are taught in our £65 million Science, Engineering and Environment building which is minutes from Manchester city centre, one of Europe's fastest growing tech hubs.

You'll study at a university at the forefront of pioneering research with NERIC and engage with our leading industry partners through networking events, guest speakers and live briefs.

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Discover how to apply to study MSc Robotics and Automation at Salford.

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MSc Robotics and Automation

During this course, you will critically review current autonomous intelligent robots as you build your understanding of control engineering and intelligent systems concepts. You will learn to apply techniques including fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks and evolutionary computing.

MSc Robotics and Automation

Studying automation and robotics at Salford

Robotics in SEE Building
Immersive learning. Research-led. Industry focused.
  • We put our industry at the heart of your studies, with guest lectures, live briefs and placement opportunities with a variety of sectors

  • By consulting with our industrial liaison committee when developing our courses, we shape our curriculums around industry needs. This approach ensures that you develop the specialist knowledge and transferable skills sought by employers
  • Choose to start your studies in January or September. Our modular study pathways are designed to build your knowledge in a supportive and progressive way. 

Our new home

School of Science, Engineering and Environment building

In Autumn 2022, we opened our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for robotics.

Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration.

We're consistently investing for the future - experience a cutting-edge learning environment with dedicated computing suites and advanced robotics labs.

Why choose Salford?


Benefit from real-world learning opportunities — put your learning into practice and gain invaluable experience.


Join 4,500 other international students on our vibrant global campus, with expert support services, a dedicated faith centre and opportunities to explore your passions.


Get up to £3,000 to fund your studies and take your career to the next level.