Master of Science in Technology and Design (Robotics & Automation)

Immerse in and understand the interdisciplinary realm of robotics

The Master of Science in Technology and Design (Robotics & Automation) programme is meticulously structured to provide students with an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the interdisciplinary realm of robotics. This programme aims to provide students with a balance in design thinking, core robotics fundamentals and emerging robotics technology.
A highly dynamic programme, it offers an immersive experience into the captivating landscape of emerging robotics technology, seamlessly integrating knowledge from computer science, engineering, mathematics, and artificial intelligence. Its prime objective is to equip graduates with the multifaceted proficiency essential for excelling in the evolving domain of robotics.

Programme Structure

Harnessing robotics technology and innovation through hands-on learning

Centred around the ethos of design innovation, this programme is crafted to empower graduates with the diverse skillset necessary to thrive in the swiftly advancing realm of robotics. This programme notably incorporates an experiential learning project-based component, enabling students to apply their newfound knowledge to industry-driven robotics projects pragmatically.

We believe in learning by doing. Students will have many opportunities to put theory into practice through our well-equipped laboratories, simulation environments and access to state-of-the-art robotics hardware. Our faculty members are at the forefront of their respective fields, bringing a wealth of expertise, research and industry experience. Their mentorship will guide you in pushing the boundaries of the possibilities of robotics.

The MTD (Robotics & Automation) programme seeks motivated individuals who are passionate about developing and harnessing robotics technology and innovation. Designed for those intrigued by robotics technology, artificial intelligence and automation, we welcome aspiring researchers, problem solvers, entrepreneurs, and professionals seeking career advancement.

With a global outlook and a commitment to shaping the future of technology, this master’s programme fosters expertise in cutting-edge robotics, preparing graduates for impactful roles in various industries and research fields.

Message from the Academic Programme Director

In today’s rapidly changing technological landscape, the demand for skilled professionals in robotics is increasing in an unprecedented way. Whether in manufacturing, healthcare or autonomous vehicles, robotics is driving innovation across diverse industries. Our Master of Science in Technology and Design (Robotics & Automation) programme is developed to meet this surging demand for robotics expertise.
Our curriculum blends theory with hands-on learning, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to lead this dynamic field. With world-class faculty, cutting-edge facilities and interdisciplinary teaching methodology, we offer an incredible education journey that will elevate you to the forefront of robotics technology and innovation.
Join us in shaping the future of robotics, where innovation knows no bounds.

Associate Professor Foong Shaohui

Associate Head of Pillar, Engineering Product Development, and
Co-director, Dyson-SUTD Innovation Studios


Application for the September 2024 intake ​is closed

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