Bachelor Robotics (BEng)
IU International University of Applied Sciences – Online
36 - 72 months
Full time, Part time
EUR 1,485 / per year *
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* Price starts from, includes up to 67% discount on tuition fees. For a personalized offer contact the University.
Your degree, your way:
The IU Bachelor in Robotics builds your knowledge in mechanical, electrical, and control engineering and expertise in computer science, data science, and artificial intelligence. Through a mix of theory and practical projects, you’ll acquire necessary skills to manage projects, lead innovative new technologies, and become a robotics specialist with excellent interpersonal skills. With this degree, you can enter a truly innovative field and excel into a successful career. With IU, you can study from the comfort of your home, 100% online.
The IU Bachelor in Robotics combines know-how from mechanical, electrical, and control engineering with the basics of computer science, data science, and artificial intelligence. Through their mix of theoretical principles and practical projects, you will acquire all the necessary skills to build a career as a robotics specialist. IU's programme prepares you with relevant technical skills, hands-on experience, and contextual knowledge of the latest technology and industry trends. Gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of robotics and expert insights into the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation.
- Germany’s largest University: With over 100,000 students from more than 153 countries
- Digital, Flexible, 100% online: IU offers outstanding, innovative digital learning materials and a great online environment for success in your studies wherever you are with online classes and exams 24/7.
- Fully Accredited Degree: All IU's degrees benefit from German state accreditation and are internationally recognized in major jurisdictions such as the EU, US and UK
- Study at a 5-star rated University from QS: IU is the first German university that achieved a 5-star rating for Online Learning from QS
- International Focus, Practical Orientation: 94% of their graduates have a job within six months of graduation.
- Scholarships available: Depending on your situation, motivation, and background, IU offers scholarships that can reduce your tuition fees by up to 67%.
A short overview of your study
- Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Robotics
- Credits: 180 ECTS
- Start of study: Anytime (no fixed start date or enrolment deadlines)
Study duration: Standard period of study: 36 months.
Different time models are available
- Study model: Online study including online exams 24/7
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After completing your bachelor's degree in robotics, you’ll be an expert in your field and highly employable for all kinds of roles. You might enter the field of automation technology in aerospace or automotive, mechanical and plant engineering, or optimise systems and processes for logistics.
As a specialist in robotics, you’ll design machines and system components. You make precise calculations for components, develop robot applications and software solutions, and support innovative new processes. You’re responsible for the simulation and optimisation of robots, as well as the development and support of test applications for robotics.
Project Lead Robotics
With our degree, you’ll also gain the knowledge needed to skillfully manage projects in robotics. As a Project Manager or Project Lead in Robotics, you ensure smooth running of the projects and coordinate teams and department to make sure goals are achieved. You will create schedules and communicate with customers, suppliers and partners—all with an expert foundation of knowledge to draw on.
As an automation engineer, you optimise control and regulation processes, particularly in large plants or manufacturing facilities. You develop solutions to ensure all processes run safely, reliably, and at maximum efficiency—relying on automation technology. In addition, you are involved in product development through automated tests and carry out quality control.
The Bachelor programme in Robotics lays the proper foundation for a fantastic career in robotics.
- Focus on the design and simulation of robotic structures and learn to program with Python.
- Acquire knowledge of drive technologies in mechatronics, control engineering, and integrated systems as well as understand the effects of robotics on society.
- Test robotic concepts, simulation and drive technologies, and control systems in practice and choose to specialise in industrial and automation technology, service robotics or cognitive robotics.
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This course is offered completely online. You can decide when and where you study with no need to wait for the term to start.
Your own pace
We have full-time and part-time study models for this course. You can choose how you want to study and how long this course will take to suit your schedule.
Accreditations, Rankings, and Memberships
IU International University of Applied Sciences has received system accreditation from EQAR, FIBAA, the German Accreditation Council, the German Council of Science and Humanities, and WES Canada. This means their courses, faculty and teaching material all match the rigorous standards that have been set for them and they can now accredit their own programmes.
Cambridge Assessment International Education / High School Diploma A-Levels
IU is the first online university partner of Cambridge International's high school diploma A-Levels. Students now have a chance to earn a high school diploma while studying for a bachelor’s degree – with no additional cost. The A-Levels is a unique 12-month course with a 150-hour workload, which you take alongside your bachelor courses. The A-Levels concludes with an exam that can be retaken an infinite number of times.
Awards and Rankings
IU is the first German university to get 99/100 on the QS Stars Report, but they also topped 6 out of 25 categories in Germany’s largest university ranking by CHE. Recently IU’s online MBA programmes ranked 26th in Europe in the prestigious QS Online MBA Rankings, an impressive achievement and recognition on the international stage.
IU is a member of the Business Graduate’s Association, Online Learning Consortium, AASCB, and UNESCO's Global Education Coalition. These memberships give them connections to other institutions, companies, and NGOs as well as top-tier degree programmes and lifelong learning development courses. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, IU helps students in need to continue their education and pursue lifelong learning.
Global Recognition and Academic Partners
As IU is recognised by WES Canada and U.S., their degrees can be converted into points according to local academic standards in the Canadian Immigration Point System and American Immigration Assessment Scheme. In April 2023, IU became the first German university to be a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), the only public authority in India that ascertains foreign institutions. This means that their on-campus programmes are recognised by employers across India and other Commonwealth Nations.
Through partnerships with academic institutions from all around the world, IU offers a more affordable way for students to study and live abroad. The IU Study Abroad Alliance lets students start a degree online at IU and complete it at a partner university in the US, Canada, Australia or Europe, where career opportunities are aplenty.
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