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Automation, Control and Robotics MSc

Automation, Control and Robotics MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Cybernetics Industrial Robotics Production Control / Automation (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This course develops your knowledge and understanding of classical and modern control theory, industrial automation, systems analysis, design and simulation as well as robotics. Gain the ability to apply principles of modelling, classical and modern control concepts and controller design packages. Learn how to design and exploit automation and robotic systems in a range of manufacturing and industrial applications. Work alongside research staff from the Power, Electrical and Control Engineering, and Electronic Engineering Subject Groups and the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR). The MSc Automation, Control and Robotics course is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop and enhance your advanced technical and problem solving skills in control engineering, industrial automation and robotics. This course prepares you for a career in: automation and control; process and petrochemical; manufacturing; energy; automotive; aerospace. This course is currently seeking accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Robotics - Core
Control of Linear Systems - Core
Advanced Control Methods - Core
Computer Networks - Core
Industrial Automation - Core
Applicable Artificial Intelligence - Core
Project and Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have one from the following: An Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering; a suitable professional qualifications in an engineering; an Honours degree in any discipline containing aspects relevant to automation and control engineering , plus at least 1 year of appropriate industrial; a diploma in a technological area, with at least 3 years of relevant experience.