Taught course

Control and Optimisation

Imperial College London · Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Entry requirements

Our minimum requirement is a first-class degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or a related subject with a substantial electrical/electronic engineering component.

The overall degree grade must be at least 75% overall.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will introduce you to the major aspects of control theory and optimisation, as well as their application to the design of automated systems. You will develop skills in the use of the standard computer packages for control design and optimisation.

In response to the growing demands of the chemical, oil, aerospace, aeronautical, power, transport and defence industries, control theory and optimisation has developed into a well-established body of knowledge that many engineers need to acquire.

Additional areas of application include:

  • industrial automation
  • robotics
  • mechanical systems
  • biomedical control

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

DIC is the PGDip of the Imperial College

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7594 3123