2020 start

Control and Systems Engineering

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

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Course description

Our new MRes in Control and Systems Engineering provides you with an excellent introduction to research methods while benefiting from lectures and lab work to consolidate your knowledge in the discipline.

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Core modules

  • Optimisation and Signal Processing
  • Modern Control and System Identification
  • Control Research Project

Optional modules

Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include:

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Multisensor and Decision Systems
  • Intelligent and Vision Systems
  • Cybersecurity for Control Systems
  • Advanced Control


There are lectures, seminars, tutorials, individual assignments and a major research project.


You’re assessed via exams, coursework assignments and a project dissertation.


1 year full-time

Entry requirements

First class honours degree (or equivalent).

Alternatively, you might be an experienced professional, thinking about updating your knowledge of the subject.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.