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Robotic Arm Project in Medical Industry
University of Oxford
2016 / 2017

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Entry Requirements


Fees and Costs



The programme has a substantial research portfolio, including much that is directly supported by industry.

The major theme underlying this research portfolio is the application of cutting-edge science to generate new technology, using a mixture of theory and experiment.

The opportunities in the programme include the conventional disciplines of engineering such as electrical, mechanical, software, as well as information engineering, applications of engineering to medicine.
Key Information

Start Date:

2016 Summer - August 5th
2017 Winter - TBD


4 Weeks

Fees and Costs:

£ 4270
Entry Requirements:

3.0/4.0 GPA

English qualification / Interview


Entry Requirements

Academic ability

Students are normally expected to achieve a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA in engineering or a related discipline relevant for the proposed area of research, such as physics, computer science, applied mathematics or chemistry.

Language requirement

Students whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Acceptable English qualifications include:
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 
• TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
• Pearson (Academic)
• Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)
• Trinity College Integrated Skills in English 

Students without any English qualificantion need to arrange an interview with program staff.


• Introduction to the research
• Knowledge base and theory
• How to write a research proposal(or report)
• Robotics on actuators and sensors (general)
• Kinematics of robot arm joints
• An assignment on image processing by Matlab • An assignment by Solidworks
• How to build a cam and follower

Fees and Costs

Tuition Fee

£ 4270
( Fees cover the costs of all academic excursions. )
Application Fee
​£ 50
(Not Refundable)
Accomodation Fee

£ 2170


2016 Summer  
From Aug 5 to Aug 29

Date/Time                      Program Content

8.5                                    Start of program

8.8-8.12                           Meeting & Seminar: Research Proposal

8.15-8.19                         Meeting & Seminar: TBD

8.22-8.26                         Project Outcome & Presentation

8.29                                  Optional Event

2017 Winter


To be decided.
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