Learn the Building Blocks for a Career in Robotics. Gain experience programming robots to perform in situations and for use in crisis management
Vijay KumarNemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.
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How often is each course in the Specialization offered?
Each course in the Specialization is offered on a regular schedule, with sessions starting about once per month. If you don't complete a course on the first try, you can easily transfer to the next session, and your completed work and grades will carry over.
No particular background is necessary, however, some knowledge of engineering and mathematics is helpful.
What is the refund policy?
You can receive a full refund up to two weeks after payment. View the full refund policy.
We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Introduction to Robotics Specialization?
Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Introduction to Robotics Specialization?
You will be able to program a robot’s movement and flight. The specialization is designed to help you move into a career in Robotics, engineering or other industries where robots are used to make technological advancement in the field.
What software will I need to complete the assignments?
The specialization requires the use of MATLAB which is provided for free from MathWorks. Included in the specialization are instructional videos and download information for the use of MATLAB. MATLAB will require the use of a 64-bit computer.
Are there any resources I can consult to review prerequisites?
We will provide resources that might help prepare you to take this specialization.