No 1 in the UK for research output

Research Excellence Framework 2014

The only Department in the UK and one of the best in the world dedicated to Control and Systems Engineering

New MSc with Industrial Management

This new course is an exciting mix of theory, practice and research, with the added benefit of learning a range of industrial management techniques to allow you to put your knowledge and experience into practice.

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ACSE celebrates outstanding REF results

We are ranked ahead of all but Oxford and Cambridge. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessed that 96% of our research was world leading or internationally excellent.

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Our department open days offer a real insight in to systems and control engineering and are a great opportunity to meet staff and students.

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Be taught by world leaders in their chosen fields and gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to make a real difference in society.

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Our graduates work all over the world for companies including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, Shell and Dyson.

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Our research addresses challenges posed by complex natural and man-made systems, the demand for higher levels of autonomy and intelligence of future engineering systems.

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