Taught course

Applied Process Control

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

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


Course content

Our Applied Process Control MSc prepares you for the challenges of managing process control and process automation technology.

About this course

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.

Our Applied Process Control course gives you an advanced understanding of:

  • the principles of chemical engineering
  • process control and automation technologies.

Students also enjoy:

  • access to our dedicated Process Control Lab
  • our internationally recognised research
  • our academic staff's industrial links.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

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 in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9-12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Learning and Teaching Administrator
+44 (0) 191 208 7337