Robotics

Robots are revolutionising the way we manufacture, work and live. Join this fast-paced industry and learn to solve everyday problems through technology with this Bachelor’s programme in Robotics (BEng). 

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Overview

Start your Bachelor's Programme in Robotics

Mobility, healthcare, agriculture and more – supply chains across the globe are becoming increasingly dependent on robotic technology. Robots are creating faster, more efficient ways to design, construct, monitor, inspect and transport with precision and agility. Robots may be programmed to take on many roles, yet industries still rely on talented professionals to design, test and build this technology and ensure safety and reliability. Robotics is a vast market that is rapidly growing, with tremendous career potential for those with the right expertise.

In order to best prepare you for the international job market, all of our study programmes are offered 100% in English. What are you waiting for?

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? At IU International University of Applied Sciences you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, completely free of charge. By doing so, you can save valuable time and reduce tuition fees. 

Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance
Study model
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
180 ECTS
Language: English
Study Duration & Extension
36 - 72 months (depending on time model)
Free of charge extension period
Start your studies at anytime
Tuition fees
Starting from 114 euro per month
Accreditation
180 ECTS - English
Accredited in line with German and European standards, ZFU 1117421
Admission
General academic requirements
English language skills

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Study contents

Study programme overview

The IU BEng in Robotics combines know-how from mechanical, electrical and control engineering, while covering the basics of computer science, data science and artificial intelligence. The combination of theoretical principles and practical projects will provide you with all the necessary skills to build a career as a robotics specialist. Our programme prepares you with relevant technical skills, hands-on experience and contextual knowledge of the latest technology and industry trends. You will acquire a solid foundation in the fundamentals of robotics as well as expert insights into the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation.

Admission

Entry Requirements

How To Start Your Degree with the Online Degree Saver Programme:

Once you've enrolled and started on your studies, you'll have access to 50% of your courses. You will be registered as a student only after they've been successfully completed. Then you will gain access to the rest of your courses, and will be able to finish your degree.

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German, if they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required. If you need to translate your documents, we can help refer you to our trusted translation partners. You can find more details here.

STUDY ANYWHERE, ANYTIME – WITH YOUR FREE IPAD

To make sure you have everything you need in order to excel in your studies, we’re offering all students with an EU address a free iPad for the entire duration of your studies. For more details, contact our Study Advisory Team.

Careers

Career outlook

After completing your bachelor’s programme in Robotics, you’ll be an expert in your field and highly employable for a wide range of roles. For example, you may enter the field of automation technology in aerospace, the chemical and automotive industry, mechanical and plant engineering or logistics.

Robotics Engineer

As a specialist in robotics, you’ll be responsible for designing machines and system components. You will design and make calculations for components, develop robot applications and software solutions. You will also be responsible for the simulation and optimisation of robots, as well as the development and support of test applications for robotics.  

Project Lead Robotics

If you choose a career as a project lead in robotics, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that your projects run smoothly. You will create schedules and communicate with customers, suppliers and partners.

Automation Engineer

As an automation engineer, you will optimise control and regulation processes in large plants. You will develop solutions for automation and drive processes. In addition, you will be involved in product development through automated tests and carry out quality control.

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    “I wanted a career change but still be able to apply the knowledge I've gained to my work.„

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    “The bachelor's degree has opened new doors for me.„

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    “Despite already having two other degrees, I realised that IT offers great potential – so I took on a third degree at IU!„

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Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your Bachelor degree in Robotics

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you'll only be charged once your studies have started. If you won't be admitted to a programme because you do not meet the admission requirements, no fees will be charged.

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

  • Online Studies
194€ /mth 369€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 26th of January! Apply now

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

  • Online Studies
167€ /mth 319€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 26th of January! Apply now

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their courses on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

  • Online Studies
114€ /mth 219€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 26th of January! Apply now
ADDITIONAL CHARGES

All our study programmes include the following benefits

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
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  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • No charge for extension of course duration
  • Career coaching
Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Have you completed a course or a learning path through LinkedIn Learning, and earned a certificate? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a personal video consultation appointment to discuss recognition

Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice

Your studies are flexible and 100% online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

You gain full support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and in the myStudies model, the chance to study with other students in small groups. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

The ideal mix of theory & practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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