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

SunrIde Rocket Launch

SunrIde launched their 1st high powered rocket

SunrIde launched its first high powered rocket, AMY, in the Spaceport America Cup (SAC) in June, 2018. The team won the Jim Barrowman award for the most accurate altitude prediction under the 10,000 ft. category.

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Our new Festo Cyber Physical Smart Factory is here!

The Festo Cyber-Physical Lab, is a fully fledged industry 4.0 learning system in a compact size, designed for teaching practical skills in digitalised industrial production.

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Celebrating our Golden Jubilee

In 1968 the Department of Control Engineering was founded by Prof. Harry Nicholson. Throughout 2018, we will be celebrating ACSE's Jubilee with a series of events and activities. Join the conversation by using #acse50 on social media.

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Undergraduate Courses

We offer BEng and MEng Degrees in Mechatronic and Robotic, Systems and Control, and Computer Systems Engineering. Find out more.

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Postgraduate Courses

We offer MSc Degrees and PhD Opportunities in Robotics and Control and Systems Engineering. Click to learn more.

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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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