Taught course

Systems and Control

Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering and Computing

Entry requirements

You will normally have a second class honours degree or equivalent in any engineering, computer science or physical science discipline with a good mathematical/computing content. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 600 or equivalent English qualification

Months of entry


Course content

This Systems and Control MSc degree aims to develop a sound understanding and knowledge of systems and control, and offers a wide choice of modules to suit your individual needs. You will learn the combined skills in your chosen area including artificial intelligence for control, image and signal processing, data acquisition and embedded control.

Job satisfaction and remuneration prospects are excellent, with employer demand for those with a supply chain background outstripping the supply of suitably qualified applicants.

Enhance your qualifications and release your potential to improve yourself and move your organisation forward.

Classes are taught by academics with a long track record of working with industry and who bring in leading industry experts wherever that is possible.

What will I learn?

Topics: The course has the following six core taught modules:

  • Masters project (Industry or Acedemic based);
  • Maths and computing for control
  • Linear control engineering
  • Digital computer control systems
  • Artificial intelligence for control
  • Control systems engineering project

Option Topics: To complete the programme students should add a further 60 credits from below:

  • Non-linear control engineering
  • System identification, parameter estimation and filtering
  • Self-tuning and adaptive control
  • Simulation of systems
  • Data acquisition and embedded control
  • Signal and image processing
  • Single independent study

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office
Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152

Fees and funding

For Coventry University graduates there is an alumni discount of £500, there are also Postgraduate Merit Scholarships available to UK students of £1000 towards tuition fees - please visit website for more information and criteria

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

UK - Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44(0)24 7765 4321
+44 (0)24 7688 8609