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MSC Automation, Control and Robotics

MSC Automation, Control and Robotics

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Cybernetics

Course type


Course Summary

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.

Future Careers

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 | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Advanced Control Methods (15 Credits) - Core
Applicable Artificial Intelligence (15 Credits) - Core
Control Of Linear Systems (15 Credits) - Core
Industrial Automation (15 Credits) - Core
Project And Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Robotics (15 Credits) - Core

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.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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