Robotics (MA4825)

Provided by NTU Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)

Course introduction


1. Introduction to robotics.
2. Robot actuators and sensing systems.
3. Fundamentals of rigid body motion.
4. Kinematics of robot manipulators.
5. Motion planning and programming.
6. Dynamics and control of robot manipulators.
7. Robotics design and applications.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

a) Able to express the motion of robotic arms by using of the concept of coordinate transformation. They are also required to derive the rotation matrix and homogeneous matrix in a specific task.
b) Able to design a simple model capable of controlling a robot in sensor-motor configurations.
c) Able to model robotic arms and perform a kinematics analysis by making using of a software provided in the laboratory. 
d) Have an understanding of the functionality of robot sensors and actuators.
e) Have an understanding of the dynamic model of a robotic system. 
f) Have an understanding of past and current scientific issues, and basic knowledge in the history of robotics research, current robot design and applications, technologies of mobile and service robots.

Entry Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Have 2 years of full-time work experience, or have fully discharged full-time NS liability, or are currently employed on a full-time basis.
  • Degree in Engineering/Science or 
  • Polytechnic Diploma with relevant working experience

Fees & Funding

Full Course Fee :
Singapore Citizen /Singapore PR1 21 to 39 years old  :
Singapore Citizen1 40 years or older2  :
Singapore Citizen1 Eligible for WTS3 : 
Singapore PRs ≥ 21 years older
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs4 :  

Method of Payment
  • Online Credit/Debit Card Payment (VISA and Mastercard only)
  • Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
Withdrawal & Refund Policy
Once payment is made, applicant is committed to the completion of course. Course fee refunds will not be considered.
Terms and Conditions
  1. Course is subject to a minimum participation number before commencement.
  2. Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis.
  3. Registration is non-transferable.
  4. Student must meet all eligibility criteria for admission.
  5. Student is required to complete all assessments for each course.
  6. PaCE College reserves the right to change or cancel any course or lecturer due to unforeseen circumstances.
  7. All details are correct at time of dissemination.