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Cyber-physical Systems and Control - Micro-credential

3 months
2000 EUR/full
2000 EUR/full
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In this Cyber-physical Systems and Control - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin, you will design, build, test, and present an uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV, drone) performing a complex task alongside similar devices in a cooperative swarm.


What will I do in the Cyber-physical Systems and Control - Micro-credential course at Trinity College Dublin? 

  • You will participate in lectures and discussions.
  • You will build software, hardware, and mechanical components.
  • You will continuously critically assess design, implementation, potential applications, and consequences of your device’s use

How will this Micro-credential be delivered? 

  • Weekly lectures (online and in-person hybrid) on technological and societal aspects of cyber-physical systems, control, and complexity studies.
  • Lab work (in person, in situ): development of software, hardware, mechanical parts of uncrewed aerial vehicles, as well as extensive testing.
  • Guest lectures from professionals, academics, artists, and social scientists about their experience with complex cyber-physical systems.
  • Additional online content on the most recent developments in the field.

Programme Structure

What will I learn?

  • How to describe a cyber-physical system and design it
  • How to pick components for a cyber-physical system
  • How to write specifications for a cyber-physical system and test them
  • How to verify cyber-physical system’s performance
  • How to design and code control schemes for cyber-physical systems
  • How to apply machine learning techniques in cyber-physical systems
  • How to coordinate a group of cyber-physical systems
  • How to assess cyber-physical system’s interaction with its surroundings (society, environment)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a 2.1 grade in a level 8 degree in Engineering or a cognate discipline.
  • CV & Transcript (2:1)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR for the full programme during 3 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 EUR for the full programme during 3 months.


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