The University of Sheffield
Advanced Control and Systems Engineering
Our flagship course blends theory and practice, giving you a strong grounding for a career in industry or research. This continually evolving course has been running for over 40 years and is well supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
The core modules provide you with the basic skills you'll need to become a control and systems engineer. You'll take advanced modules in current areas of interest and complete a research-level dissertation project.
Engineering, mathematics or science Honours graduate with a 2.1 degree from a recognised institution. Excellent mathematical notation and basic computer programming skills. Applicants need to provide a statement about their proposed work placement addressing the following questions: Tell us about the industry you want to work in; how does control and systems engineering relate to this industry? What do you hope to contribute, as a placement student, to this industry or company? Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules include: foundations of control systems; state-space, optimal control and nonlinear systems; signal processing and estimation; embedded systems and rapid control prototyping; robotics and autonomous systems. Option modules may include: advanced industrial control; intelligent and vision systems; multisensor and decision systems; nonlinear and hybrid systems.
Assessment is by exams, coursework assignments and a project dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||10,700 (Year 1)||England||2 2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||19,500 (Year 1)||International||2 2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||10,700 (Year 1)||Northern Ireland||2 2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||10,700 (Year 1)||Scotland||2 2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||10,700 (Year 1)||Wales||2 2 Years|
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