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January TBC Part-Time Evening Bede Campus Hobbies Enquire
January TBC Part-Time Evening Bede Campus Hobbies Enquire

What’s it all about?

This short course will introduce you to the principles of robotics.

You will explore the social and ethical impact of robotics and build your own basic robot. You will also have the opportunity to augment and enhance with a range of sensors and peripherals.

There are no entry requirements to enrol on this course.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire This is a full cost course which incurs approximately a £150 fee. There are no options for fee remission.

This course is taught via face-to-face delivery.

You will produce a small portfolio documenting your progress.

You should be confident at reading and understanding technical language, and be confident with numeracy to Level 1/GCSE grade 3.

Lessons will be 3 hours per week on one day per week. In addition, you will need to able to commit to around 3 hours self-directed study per week.

The course will run on Thursday evenings between 6pm-9pm.

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What’s next?

On completion of this programme, you could take another short course, such as:

– Cloud 9 – an introduction to Cloud Computing
– Code Craft – create a software application in Python
– Internet of Things – program a Raspberry Pi Pico device and interact remotely over the Internet
– – Ethical Hacking – practical ethical hacking techniques using Linux Virtual Machines

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