MSc Advanced Control and Systems Engineering (with Industry)
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
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|September 2018 start||
This version of our flagship course includes a 12-month work placement. In the first year, you’ll take basic and advanced modules. In the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to work.
We’ll give you training in research skills. You’ll carry out an extended research project with a dissertation. You’ll also write a report and give a presentation based on your work placement.
Examples of optional modules
You can use our award-winning take-home lab kits to explore core concepts at home. It supports our teaching, giving you the chance to learn by doing, when you want to, not just in classes. You’ll work on a major project of your own as part of your final assessment and there are chances to contribute to other projects throughout the course.
Teaching and assessment
You can expect a mix of lectures, tutorials, laboratory work and individual assignments. All the lectures and tutorials are for our systems and control students only. This helps you to bond with your fellow students, so you can learn from each other. You’re assessed on exams, coursework assignments and a project dissertation.
2 years full-time
You'll be an engineering, mathematics or science honours graduate with a first-class degree from a recognised institution. To thrive in this degree you’ll need to have excellent mathematical notation and basic computer programming skills.
You'll need to provide a statement about your proposed work placement addressing the following questions:
You may also have a telephone or Skype interview with the admissions tutor.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is 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.