MSc Human Robot Interaction (2 years) is an exciting new programme available to students looking to enrol from September 2018.
Heriot-Watt University is recognised as an international leader in Robotics with a world leading expertise in the area of human-robot interaction (HRI). This research area exists within the broad domain of Artificial Intelligence and has been identified as a one of the fastest growing areas for the UK.
This new two year programme offers a unique opportunity for students looking to transition to a new career path in Data Science, yet coming from a background outside Computing. Whether your experience lies in Physics, Mathematics, etc. this pathway programme is a perfect opportunity to become well-versed in the advanced, fascinating field of Human Robotics Interaction (HRI).
The programme will aim to educate graduates in the discipline of engineering robots that assist human beings in a manner that they will be able to control and shape the robot behaviour. This programme is designed to meet the increasing demand in industry for graduates educated to program, create and maintain robots that are required to interact with humans.