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University of Sussex

Brighton , England ,United Kingdom

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Robotics (with an industrial placement year) MEng

This Master of Engineering (MEng) degree lets you specialise your degree with a range of options and provides you with the educational requirements needed to become a Chartered Engineer. The placement year gives you the chance to get real work experience for a year in industry, whilst still being supported by the department at Sussex.

Our world-class research in robotics, sensors, flexible electronics, medical imaging, dynamics and control and space systems informs our degrees to give you the best start in your career. You'll develop specific expertise in robotics alongside skills in electrical and electronic engineering; making you employable by various sectors from robot design and development to autonomous cars, robotics, automation, mechatronics, smart systems and renewable energies. You’ll study in our £12-million Future Technologies Labs, which provides a new space for building robots, programming embedded systems and digital signal processors, as well as state-of-the-art computer design and modelling suites. In particular, you will have access to our flexible manufacturing system, industrial robotic manipulator, humanoid robots, fleet of drones, autonomous vehicles, and a real-time motion monitoring system.


  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 25

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • International Baccalaureate
    (Typical offer - 34 points overall from the full IB Diploma)
  • Evidence of existing academic ability at a high level in Mathematics is essential.