Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
1 Year
NFQ Level 8 Special Purpose Award
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Name: Dr Martin Hayes

Brief Description

Not Currently Running 

The certificate in Robotics gives current and potential industry professionals the fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities and knowledge so they may contribute to building a leading position for Ireland in the rapidly developing discipline of smart manufacturing and industry 4.0.

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to take up roles in the field of robotics and automation and will use this certificate as a gateway to the achievement of higher awards in the general area of robotics.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have a firm grounding in the knowledge and skills needed for them to take an active role in the field of Robotics, gaining fulltime employee within the technology sector and/or upskilling in the specific programme knowledge and skills.

  • Computer Control for Robotic systems

  • An introduction to Sensors, Actuators and Cyberphysical systems

  • Machine Vision for Robotics.

  • Mobile Robotics and Locomotion

  •  Project Module

This programme has secured Government funding through the July Stimulus Postgraduate Skills package.  Eligible applicants can avail of  90-100% funding.   Please click here for eligibility criteria

Academic Entry Requirements

A minimum Level 7 qualification

Where an applicant does not meet the entry requirements above, they can be evaluated under the UL RPL (prior learning) policy and may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for the programme Apply online

What to include with your application - failure to upload the required documents will lead to a delay in your application being processed.​

  • Proof of Employment Status -  Please click here for more information - NOTE: Your application cannot be processed without this.
  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates
  • A copy of your most recent CV
  • A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long version)
  • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
  • If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
    • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
    • English language competency certificate

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Further information on fees and payment of fees is available from the Student Fees Office website. All fee related queries should be directed to the Student Fees Office (Phone: +353 61 213 007 or email

Please click here for information on funding and scholarships.