Explore the advantages of robotics and AI

Our idea of robots has shifted from what we’re used to seeing in popular culture to how they play a part in our everyday lives. Robots do a range of tasks to make our lives easier, including vacuuming, cooking, and even performing surgery.

Machines and robots built with artificial intelligence (AI) are designed to act, learn, and problem solve just like a human can. What does this mean for society in the future?

Study robotics and learn AI to discover the ways this technology will continue to shape human lives. On FutureLearn courses, you can learn robotics for beginners and get to grips with robotic design.

You can also explore how robotics and AI can be applied to solve global challenges like sustainable food production and ageing populations. Understand the safety and ethical implications of using robots and equip yourself with the knowledge to tackle the problems of the future.

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