MSc Autonomous & Intelligent Systems Course Information

RGWelcome to the MSc in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems in the Department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering (ACSE) at the University of Sheffield. This is an exciting new MSc and I am sure you will enjoy your time here and learn a lot about this rapidly developing area.

We have put together in these webpages important information you will need during your time here. You should read through this information and also look at the general university webpages and at Blackboard (MOLE) for further information. In particular you can find information on:

- The MSc and its content.
- What is expected of you as a student at Sheffield.
- General information to make your life as easy as possible whilst studying at Sheffield.

You will be allocated a personal tutor that you will meet regularly throughout your time here. Your personal tutor will act as a professional mentor to guide, help and support you throughout your MSc. They should be your first point of contact for non-academic issues and will provide general guidance, support and advice on where to find more specialist support if needed. It is very important that you engage with your personal tutor and meet them regularly. The administrative staff in the Amy Johnson Building reception will also be able to help with many queries.  You can also email

Dr Roderich Gross
PGT Programme Director


The MSc in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems covers all major aspects of Control and Systems Engineering with an emphasis on system autonomy and intelligence. As the need and scope for robots in all aspects of society grows, so does the market for those trained in Control and Systems Engineering, especially those with a background in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems.

You will develop an extensive understanding of the field of autonomous and intelligent systems, studying subjects such as artificial intelligence, autonomous agents, evolving intelligent systems and intelligent control theory.

Course Specific Information

Course Aims and Learning Outcomes

Module Descriptions & Course Structure 2020-21

Module Descriptions & Course Structure 2021-22

Module Timetables

How to produce an assignment coversheet

English Language Support

For regulations and assessment information see: General information for MSc degrees