Taught course

Applied Process Control

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree (BEng or BSc), or equivalent, in engineering or a pure applied science subject. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with relevant industrial experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Applied Process Control MSc/PGDip will qualify you to manage the challenges of modern process control and process automation technology. It will provide you with advanced understanding of the principles of chemical engineering, and process control and automation methodologies.

Control Engineers apply engineering principles to design, build, and manage sophisticated computer-based instrumentation and control systems in the manufacturing industries. This sector depends on process control and automation technology to maintain a competitive edge.

Through this course you will understand the fundamental principles of chemical engineering and key aspects of:

  • mathematics
  • statistics
  • information technology
  • process control and automation methodologies

The interdisciplinary nature of this course qualifies you to manage the challenges of modern process control technology.

Engineers with training in these areas are in demand and enjoy a wide range of careers in the chemical and process industries.

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Information for international students

Band 3 English Language requirements needed for direct entry to this course: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) certificate.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9-12 months

Course contact details

Name
Brian Shields, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Email
pgceam@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6362