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Find out how you can continue your study of robotics in this article.

Robots Behaving Badly

No matter how hard we try, things don’t always go the way we plan. Whoever said, ‘never work with children or pets’ clearly hadn’t tried filming with robots.

Please be aware that this video (as with other previous videos in the course), contains brief sequences of flashing/flickering lights which might affect learners who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Looking Ahead

Whatever direction you plan to take in the future, we hope Begin Robotics has encouraged you to take your studies further.

You may be interested in signing up for more great FutureLearn courses or alternatively perhaps you’re trying to decide what subject to study at University and where? Carry on reading for suggestions for where you might like to head next and develop your skills further.

Get extra benefits, upgrade your course

You can now get more from your experience and take the opportunity to gain extra benefits by upgrading the course.

These benefits will include unlimited access to the course for as long as it exists on FutureLearn, as well as a Certificate of Achievement or Statement of Participation to help you demonstrate your learning.

As a personalised certificate and transcript detailing the syllabus and learning outcomes from the course, the Certificate of Achievement is a great way to demonstrate what you have learned on the course. It comes as a printed certificate as well as a digital version which you can add to your LinkedIn profile. Click here to find out more.

At the University of Reading

The  University of Reading  offers a wide range of courses. For example, our undergraduate degree in Computer Science, which includes the option of an industrial placement, providing you with valuable experience.

At Reading, our computer science degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society – the Chartered Institute for IT. You will be given the opportunity to develop the technical and transferable skills that are highly valued by employers, meaning that you’ll be ready to enter the employment market immediately after graduation and pursue the career path that’s right for you.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the BSc Computer Science or BSc Computer Science with Industrial Year at the University of Reading,  register your interest here.

The simulations and demonstrations

In previous runs we have been delighted to see lots of Learners commenting on the interactive robot simulations – thank you for those – and as some of you suggested, we have made them available outside the platform. You can find a complete list of the simulations in Begin Robotics index.

From all of us here at the University of Reading, we want to say a big thank you for joining us on the course.

We hope to see you soon!

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